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Disabled Peoples International (DPI)

India

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NCPEDP (DPI INDIA)
C - 43, South Extension Part II
New Delhi - 110 049

Disabled People's International is a network of national organizations or assemblies of disabled people, established to promote human rights of disabled people through full participation, equalization of opportunity and development. 

The Goals of DPI:

  • Promote the human rights of disabled persons;
  • Promote economic and social integration of disabled persons;
  • Develop and support organizations of disabled persons

United Nations Economic and Social Council (UNECOSOC)

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"The Economic and Social Council is at the heart of the United Nations system to advance the three dimensions of sustainable development – economic, social and environmental. It is the central platform for fostering debate and innovative thinking, forging consensus on ways forward, and coordinating efforts to achieve internationally agreed goals. It is also responsible for the follow-up to major UN conferences and summits. The UN Charter established ECOSOC in 1945 as one of the six main organs of the United Nations"

Drake Law Review

USA

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2507 University Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50311

The Drake Law Review publishes articles, notes, and lectures that are academically and practically relevant to professors, judges, practitioners, and law students

Foundation Center

USA

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32 Old Slip, 24th Floor
New York, NY 10005-3500

"Established in 1956, Foundation Center is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. Through data, analysis, and training, it connects people who want to change the world to the resources they need to succeed. Foundation Center maintains the most comprehensive database on U.S. and, increasingly, global grantmakers and their grants — a robust, accessible knowledge bank for the sector. It also operates research, education, and training programs designed to advance knowledge of philanthropy at every level"

Malawi News Agency (MANA)

Malawi

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The Malawi News Agency (MANA) is the news gathering and dissemination organ of the Malawi Government under the Ministry of Information. MANA, as an institution, collects, packages and disseminates information in the form of news and photographs through print and electronic media

National Organization on Disability (NOD)

USA

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910 Sixteenth Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20006

The National Organization on Disability (NOD) is a private, non-profit organization that promotes the full participation and contributions of America’s 56 million people with disabilities in all aspects of life.

Today, the National Organization on Disability focuses on increasing employment opportunities for the 80-percent of working-age Americans with disabilities who are not employed. To achieve this goal, NOD offers a suite of workforce solutions, tailored to meet leading companies’ talent needs. NOD has helped some of the world’s most recognized brands be more competitive in today’s global economy by building or enriching their disability inclusion programs.

Harris Family Center for Disability Issues and the Health Professionals

USA

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Western University of Health Sciences
309 E. Second Street, Pomona, California 91766-1854

The Center focuses on improving access to health care for people with disabilities and enhancing health professions education for disabled people. This includes:

  • Improving disabilities training for health care professionals and students training to become health care professionals
  • Providing consultation to emergency managers, health care providers, hospitals, organized health systems, and key policy makers to assist in the development of systems and approaches which facilitate “equally effective services for people with disabilities”
  • Increasing the number of people with disabilities who pursue careers in the health professions
  • Supporting people with disabilities in being active participants in their health care
  • Conducting and disseminating disabilities health care research

Emergency Management Ontario

Canada

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Ministry of Community Safety
and Correctional Services
18th Floor
25 Grosvenor Street
Toronto ON
M7A 1Y6

Emergency Management Ontario is situated within the Ontario Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services. It provides information on emergencies, guidelines on how to prepare and tools and training resources from its emergency management community

American Public Health Association (APHA)

USA

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APHA Headquarters
800 I Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001

APHA champions the health of all people and all communities in the USA. It strengthens the public health profession and speaks out for public health issues and policies backed by science. It is the only organization that influences federal policy, has a 140-plus year perspective and brings together members from all fields of public health

University of North Carolina Center for Sustainable Community Design

USA

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100 Europa Dr., Suite 490, Campus Box 1105 Chapel Hill, NC 27517

The Center for Sustainable Community Design (CSCD) seeks solutions to the complex planning and design problems facing communities, with the goal of ensuring environmental protection while achieving economic development and social justice. The CSCD works to ensure planning and development occur in ways that engage citizens in decision-making and enhance the quality and character of communities and the environment that supports them.

Mercy Corps Nepal

Nepal

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Mercy Corps, Nepal
Sanepa Chowk, Lalitpur
P.O. Box 24374
Kathmandu

Mercy Corps Nepal works in agriculture & food security, access to finance, disaster risk reduction and climate change, and youth engagement, with the inclusion of women and disadvantaged groups as a cross-cutting theme

Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR)

USA

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World Bank - Washington, D.C. Office
Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR)
The World Bank
1818 H Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20433

The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) is a global partnership that helps developing countries better understand and reduce their vulnerabilities to natural hazards and adapt to climate change. Working with over 400 local, national, regional, and international partners, GFDRR provides grant financing, technical assistance, training and knowledge sharing activities to mainstream disaster and climate risk management in policies and strategies. Managed by the World Bank, GFDRR is supported by 34 countries and 9 international organizations

Ellott School of International Affairs, The George Washington University

USA

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Elliott School of International Affairs
1957 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

"The George Washington University has educated generations of international leaders and advanced the understanding of important global issues since 1821. The Elliott School of International Affairs, named in honor of former GW President Lloyd H. Elliott and his wife Evelyn, is dedicated to this mission.

We train our students in the theory and practice of international affairs, offering them in-depth analysis of international economic, political, scientific and cultural issues. The School's curriculum is interdisciplinary; most Elliott School full-time faculty are jointly appointed in GW departments. Our widely respected faculty prepares Elliott School students for global careers in the public, private and non-profit sectors"

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