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Examples of Intergovernmental Organizations
Examples of Nongovernmental Organizations
CARE works around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice.
International Committee of the Red Cross
he work of the ICRC is based on the Geneva Conventions of 1949, their Additional Protocols, and its Statutes. The ICRC is an independent, neutral organization ensuring humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence. It takes action in response to emergencies and at the same time promotes respect for international humanitarian law and its implementation in national law.
World Wildlife Federation
WWF's mission is to stop the degradation of our planet's natural environment, and build a future in which people live in harmony with nature.
BRAC is a development organisation dedicated to alleviating poverty by empowering the poor. It is based in Bangladesh and is one of the largest NGOs in the world (based on number of employees).
Partners in Health
Our mission is to provide a preferential option for the poor in health care. By establishing long-term relationships with sister organizations based in settings of poverty, Partners In Health strives to achieve two overarching goals: to bring the benefits of modern medical science to those most in need of them and to serve as an antidote to despair.
Find More NGOs
This website provides links to many other NGOs. It is arranged topically, but you can also view the list alphabetically.
NGO Database (Duke University)
Find more NGO listings and details in this research guide compiled by Duke University.