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Types of Organizations Engaged in International Development
Types of Organization Examples Sources of Information
United Nations Agencies FAO, ILO, IOM, IFAD, UNEP, UNICEF, UNDP, UNESCO, UNHABITAT, UNFPA, UNAIDS, UNCTAD, UNHCR, UN Women, WHO, WTO
UN regional economic commissions
www.unsystem.org/
Multilateral Development Banks The World Bank, IMF, IFC, Asian Development Bank, African Development Bank, InterAmerican Development Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE
/EXTERNAL/

EXTABOUTUS/0,,contentMDK:20040612~menu
PK:8336267~pagePK:51123644~pi
PK:329829~theSite
PK:29708,00.html
Bilateral Agencies USAID, DFID, CIDA, SIDA, DANIDA, GIS, JICA, NORAD, SDV http://www.usaid.gov/policy/donor.html
Other US Government Agencies Census, Commerce, Agriculture, Defense, CDC, Interior, EPA, Peace Corps, Department of State, NOAA http://www.cdc.gov/GlobalHealth/

http://www.ita.doc.gov/ooms/ITAALL.pdf

http://www.nifa.usda.gov/nea/international/
in_focus/
intl_if_guide.html

http://www.census.gov/population/international/

http://www.usaid.gov/our_work/humanitarian
_assistance/
disaster_assistance/partners/

Government Funded Institutes US Institute for Peace, NDI, IRI
IDRC (Canada)
http://www.usip.org/.http://www.iri.org

http://www.ndi.org/,http://www.idrc.ca/

International NGOS AFSC, CARE, Save the Children, CRS, OXFAM, WWF, WINROCK, Lutheran World Relief, Action Aid http://www.interaction.org/member-directory-all
http://idea.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/
attachments
/volag2011_0.pdf
Advocacy Groups Environmental Defense Fund, Greenpeace, Transparency International, Amnesty International, White Ribbon Alliance, Cultural Survival, Center for the Support of Native Lands, GenderAction , http://www.edf.org

http://www.greenpeace.org

http://www.transparency.org

http://www.amnesty.org

http://www.whiteribbonalliance.org

http://www.genderaction.org

http://www.culturalsurvival.org

Private “Think Tanks” [Public Policy Research Institutes] Brookings Institution, CSIS, New America Foundation, International Center for Research on Women (ICRW0, ODI (UK), International Institute for Peace, World Watch Institute; Institute for Food and Policy Research (IFPRI) http://www.stabilisationunit.gov.uk/
stabilisation-and-conflict-resources/web-links.html

http://www.sidw.org/see-our-
institutional-members-2

http://www.brookings.edu

University Based Development Institutes Sussex IDS, UMD CIDCM, Harvard Kennedy School, SUNY Centers for International Development http://www.sidw.org/see-our-institutional-
members-2

http://bara.arizona.edu/development

Private consulting firms ARD, DAI, MSI, Social Impact, RTI, Heartlands Intl, LTG Associates, Chemonics, EDC, Devtech Systems, Futures Group, MACRO Intl http://www.sidw.org/see-our-institutional-
members-2
Multinational Corporations Rio Tinto, Exxon, Chevron, Shell, BP, Microsoft, Intel, General Electric http://web.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/
TOPICS/EXTOGMC/EXTEXTINDWOM/0/

http://www.sidw.org/see-our-institutional-members-2http://depts.washington.edu/gcp/research_pages/ corporate_social_responsibility.htm
Private Foundations George Soros, Gates, Hewlett Packard, Ford, MacArthur, Sloan, Pew, CISCO, Texaco, InterAmerica Foundation http://www.foundations.org/grantmakers.html

http://www.soros.org/

Prepared by Mari Clarke 2012

 

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