Non-Governmental International Organizations

Non-governmental International Organizations

Agency for the Protection of Programs – European organization for software authors and developers in Information Technology

Amnesty International -  is a worldwide campaigning movement that works to promote all the human rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international standards.

Association of Forty -  non-political Arab-Jewish association, whose goals include achieving recognition for the Arab unrecognized villages in Israel; legal support in all that relates to the rights of the Arabs to live on their lands in their motherland; improving the living conditions of the Arab population; obtaining equality and achieving co-existence with Jewish citizens, and defending human rights via the Law Center of the Association.

Canadian Environmental Law Association – aims are to provide equitable access to justice to those otherwise unable to afford representation for their environmental problems; to advocate for comprehensive laws, standards and policies that will protect and enhance environmental quality in Ontario and
throughout Canada; and to increase public participation in environmental decision-making;

Canadian Law and Economics Association – based at the University of Toronto with links to other Law and economics resources

Chartered Instituted of Arbitrators – an international organization promoting Arbitration as an alternative method of dispute resolution to litigation.

Communications and Media Law Association – an association of professionals and students practicing or interested in communications law and policy.

Danish Corporate Governance Network – is a non-profit, informal network among academics, government officials and business representatives with a common interest in corporate governance. The aim of DCGN is foremost to mediate information about the ongoing activities on corporate governance in Denmark.

European Association of Law and Economicsprovides seminars, publications and links for the study of law and economics

European Broadcasting Union (EBU) – is the largest professional association of national broadcasters in the world and  represents the interests of public service broadcasters before the European institutions.

The European Law Students’ Association – ELSA - has been dedicated to provide opportunities for law students and young lawyers and to assist them to be internationally minded and professionally
skilled. Our focus is on encouraging individuals to act for the good of society in order to realise our vision:
“A just world in which there is respect for human dignity and cultural diversity.”

European Law Moot Court Society -  purpose is to further the understanding, tolerance and
international awareness among people and peoples in Europe, particularly in the European Union.

European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA) -  is a Forum for European regulatory authorities in the broadcasting field.

Food for the Hungry International (FHI) - dedicated to feeding  the hungry of the world.

Green Cross International – helps create the conditions for a sustainable future by cultivating a more harmonious relationship between humans and the environment.

Human Rights Research and Education Centre – at the University of Ottawa

International Air Transport Association (IATA) – IATA is the trade association of the world’s international airline industry.

International Association of Chiefs of Police – contains extensive databases of hard-to-find, current law
enforcement information, putting the world of policy, procedures, grants and funding at your fingertips.

International Center for Not-for-Profit Law -is an international organization whose mission is to facilitate
and support the development of civil society and the freedom of association on a global basis. It provides technical assistance for the creation and improvement of laws and regulatory systems that permit, encourage, and regulate the not-for-profit, nongovernmental (NGO) sector in countries around the world.

International Chamber of Commerce – is a world business organization, the only representative body that speaks with authority on behalf of enterprises from all sectors in every part of the world. It  promotes an open international trade and investment system and the market economy.

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) – Its exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. It directs and coordinates the international relief activities  in situations of conflict. It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles.

International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) – prepares and publishes international standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies.

International Federation for Information Processing
-encourages and assists in the development, exploitation and application of Information Technology for the
benefit of all people.

International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies – is the world’s largest humanitarian organization,  providing assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions.

International Law Institute (ILI)- trains professionals from 180 countries so that they can help their own countries achieve practical solutions to their problems in ways that fit their own needs.

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) – a worldwide federation of national standards bodies from some 130 countries, one from each country promoting the development of standardization and related activities in the world with a view to helping the international exchange of goods and services, and to developing cooperation in intellectual, scientific, technological and economic activity.

Institute of Advanced Legal Studies - founded in 1947 as part of the University of London, but with a
national role. Its function is to promote, facilitate and disseminate the results of advanced study and research
in the discipline of law, for the benefit of persons and institutions in the UK and abroad.

Legal Secretaries International, Inc. - formed to respond to the educational and networking needs of legal secretaries, as an affordable means of increasing their knowledge, skills, and networking opportunities.

The Society of International Law (Singapore) – to promote knowledge of international law in Singapore; holds  meetings and discussions relevant to the field and publishes newsletters, journals and books relevant to the field.

International Tax Planning Association – disseminates and exchanges information about international tax planning.

Swiss Arbitration Association – non-profit organization of individuals and corporate members open to all those interested in international arbitration.

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) – dedicated to efficient utilization of energy, sustainable use of natural resources,  large-scale adoption of renewable energy technologies, and reduction of all forms of waste that would move the process of development towards the goal of sustainable development.

Union of International Associations – Facilitate the evolution of the activities of the world-wide network of nonprofit organizations, especially nongovernmental or voluntary associations; with links to member organizations.

Water Keeper Alliance – Umbrella group for local water resource keeper organizations in the United States and Canada.

World Wide Legal Information Association - making legal information available to the world.

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) – world’s largest and most experienced independent conservation organization  whose mission is to protect nature and the biodiversity that we all need to survive.