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POGAR > About POGAR > Advocates and Partners: International and UN Agencies: Democratic Governance

International - AMIDEAST - America-Mideast Educational and Training Services [English].
AMIDEAST is a private, nonprofit organization working to strengthen mutual understanding and cooperation between Americans and the people of the Middle East and North Africa.
 
International - CIVICUS - World Alliance for Citizen Participation [English].
CIVICUS is an international alliance dedicated to strengthening citizen action and civil society throughout the world through voluntary initiative, philanthropy, and community service. CIVICUS members include donor organizations, individual associates and citizen organizations.
 
International - Deutsche Gesellschaft Fur Technische Zusammenarbeit [English].
GTZ is a government-owned corporation for international cooperation with worldwide operations. GTZ key area is to support partner countries in the process of ratification and implementation of the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC).
 
International - Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network [English][Arabic][French].
The Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Network (EMHRN) is a network of more than 60 human rights organizations from over 20 countries in the Euro-Mediterranean region. It aims to contribute to the protection and promotion of the human rights principles embodied in the Barcelona Declaration of November 1995 and in the bilateral association agreements between the EU and its Mediterranean partners.
 
International - Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces [English][Arabic][French].
The Center DCAF, established by the Swiss government in October 2000, works with governments and civil society to foster and strengthen the democratic and civilian control of security sector organisations such as police, intelligence agencies, border security services, paramilitary forces, and armed forces.
 
International - Government of Belgium [English][French].
This is the official internet portal for the Government of Belgium.
 
International - Government of Denmark [English][French].
This is the official internet portal for the Government of Denmark.
 
International - Government of Norway [English].
This is the official internet portal for the Government of Belgium.
 
International - Government of the Netherlands [English].
This is the official internet portal for the Government of the Netherlands.
 
International - Institute for the Relations between Italy and the Countries of Africa, Latin America, Middle and Far East [English].
Institute for the Relations between Italy and the Countries of Africa, Latin America,Middle and Far East (IPALMO) is an institute for research and studies of international politics and economics, economic and cultural cooperation, regional integration, environmental sustainability, and relations between countries at different degree of development.
 
International - Institute of Public Finance  [English].
The Institute of Public Finance is the management support services company of the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA). It gives advice on financial management, governance, property and asset management solutions, as well as supply of information and expertise. 
 
International - International Association of Prosecutors [English].
The IAP is a non-governmental and non-political organisation, that aims to promote greater international co-operation between prosecutors.
 
International - International Development Law Institute [English][French].
The International Development Law Organization (IDLO) is an inter-governmental development organization, which aims to promote sustainable development through improvement and maintenance of the legal and judicial systems of the developing countries and countries in economic transition.
 
International - International Development Research Centre [English][French].
The IDRC is a public corporation created by the Canadian government to help communities in the developing world find solutions to social, economic, and environmental problems through research. IDRC is involved in development programs in a number of Arab countries.
 
International - International Finance Corporation [English][Arabic][French].
The IFC is the private sector arm of the World Bank Group which aims to promote sustainable private sector investment in developing countries, and to reduce poverty and improve people's lives. IFC provides loans, equity, structured finance and risk management products, and advisory services to build the private sector in developing countries.
 
International - International Foundation for Electoral Systems [English].
IFES provides professional advice and technical assistance in promoting democracy and serves as an information clearinghouse on democratic development. In addition to its comprehensive work in election support, IFES programming extend to governance, rule of law, civil society.
 
International - International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance [English].
IDEA was established to promote sustainable democracy worldwide. IDEA is mandated to engage in a wide variety of activities designed to advance democracy and to improve the quality of democratic governance, nationally and internationally.
 
International - IPALMO Institute for Relations between Italy and Africa, Latin America and the Middle and Far East [English].
IPALMO is an institute for research and studies of international politics and economics, economic and cultural cooperation, regional integration, environmental sustainability, and relations between countries at different degrees of development.
 
International - Iraq Study Group [English]. 1986
The Iraq Study Group is a bipartisan group of prominent Americans working on four broad topics: the strategic environment in and around Iraq; the security of Iraq and key challenges to enhancing security within the country; political developments within Iraq following the elections and formation of the new government; and the economy and reconstruction.
 
International - Islamic Corporation for Insurance of Investments and Export Credits  [English]. 1994
The Islamic Corporation for Insurance of Investments and Export Credits (ICIEC) is an international institution, which offers Islamic compatible products for investments and export credit, as well as country risk insurance and reinsurance instruments. 
 
International - Ministry of Justice  [French].
 
International - National Center for State Courts [English].
NCSC is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to the improvement of justice. It is active in the United States and internationally.
 
International - Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development [English].
OECD is an international organization helping governments tackle the economic, social and governance challenges of a globalised economy. The OECD is taking a multidisciplinary approach to combating corruption in business via the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, taxation, development aid, and governance in its member countries and beyond. Regional programmes help the OECD reach out globally to advance its agenda. In the Arab region, it cooperates with UNDP-POGAR in several governance areas including anti-corruption and the Initiative on Good Governance for Development (GfD) in the Arab Countries.
 
International - Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development - Development Co-operation Directorate [English][French].
OECD- DAC is the principal body through which the OECD deals with issues related to co-operation with developing countries.
 
International - Parliamentary Center of Canada [English][French].
An independent non-profit organization with a mandate to support the House of Commons and the Senate of Canada in the fields of international relations and trade. The Center has undertaken parliamentary development programs in Russia, South East Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
 
International - The World Bank [English][Arabic][French].
The World Bank is one of the world's largest sources of development assistance, works on number of development needs; health, education, social development, including governance, and institution-building as key elements of poverty reduction, the protection of the environment, the support of private business development and the promotion of reforms for development. Many governance and anti-corruption initiatives are taking place throughout the World Bank Group. They focus on internal organizational integrity, minimizing corruption on World Bank-funded projects, and assisting countries in improving governance and controlling corruption.
 
International - Transparency International - Global Coalition Against Corruption [English][French].
 
International - U.S. Department of State - Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs [English].
The Bureau advises the President, Secretary of State, other bureaus in the Department of State, and other departments and agencies within the U.S. Government on the development of policies and programs to combat international narcotics and crime and is committed to the international fight against corruption.
 
International - United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office [English][Arabic].
The purpose of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is to work for the United Kingdom's interests in a safe, just and prosperous world. It also aims to promote the United Kingdom, its commercial and other interests, across the world.
 
International - Westminster Foundation for Democracy [English][Arabic][French].
A United Kingdom democracy-building foundation that funds projects around the world which are aimed at building and strengthening pluralist democracies, such as: Political parties, Parliaments or other representative institutions, Legal reform, Human rights groups, Independent Media, Women’s organizations and projects, Other political non-governmental organizations, Election systems or administration and Trades Unions.
 
International - World Bank and Civil Society [English].
The website is intended to keep the non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and civil society groups informed about the World Bank's civil-society related policies, publications and activities. The Bank recognizes the important role that NGOs and civil society groups play in meeting the challenges of development and welcomes the opportunity to work with them.
 
International - World Bank Group [English][Arabic][French].
The Bank, one of the world's largest sources of development assistance, works on number of development needs; health, education, social development, including governance, and institution-building as key elements of poverty reduction, the protection of the environment, the support of private business development and the promotion of reforms for development.
 
UN Agencies - Global Programme for Parliamentary Strengthening [English].
The Global Programme for Parliamentary Strengthening (GPPS) provides support to parliaments to ensure that they have the capacity, resources and necessary independence to carry out their core functions effectively.
 
UN Agencies - UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs [English].
DESA's main objective is to promote broad-based and sustainable development through a multidimensional and integrated approach to economic, social, environmental, population and gender related aspects of development.
 
UN Agencies - UN Division for Public Economics and Public Administration [English].
The United Nations - Department of Economic and Social Affairs - Division for Public Economics and Public Administration (UN-DESA/DPEPA) assists Member States in ensuring that their governance systems, administrative and financial institutions, human resources and policy development processes function in an effective and participatory manner by fostering dialogue, promoting and sharing information and knowledge and providing technical and advisory service.
 
UN Agencies - United Nations Children's Fund [English][Arabic][French].
UNICEF works for children's rights, their survival, development and protection, guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
 
UN Agencies - United Nations Foundation [English].
UN Foundation's mission is to support the goals and objectives of the United Nations and its Charter, in order to promote a more peaceful, prosperous and just world - with special emphasis on the UN's work on behalf of economic, social, environmental and humanitarian causes.
 
UN Agencies - United Nations Office for Project Services [English].
UNOPS is an arm of the United Nations that provides project-management services in every field where the UN has a mandate. UNOPS manages development projects or provides specialized services, as needed. These services include selecting and hiring project personnel, procuring goods, organizing training, managing financial resources and administering loans.
 
UN Agencies - United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime [English].
UNODC is the United Nations office responsible for crime prevention, criminal justice and criminal law reform. The Office works with Member States to strengthen the rule of law, promote stable and viable criminal justice systems and combat corruption and the growing threat of transnational organized crime. The UNODC Global Programme against Corruption is a catalyst and a resource to help States effectively implement the provisions of the Convention. It assists States with vulnerable developing or transitional economies by promoting anti-corruption measures in the public and private sector, including in high-level financial and political circles. UNODC provides normative knowledge to a number of activities organized by POGAR.
 
UN Agencies - United Nations Online Network in Public Administration and Finance [English].
UNPAN focuses on issues of promoting public policies, good governance systems and institutions, civil service and public sector reform and management innovation and development and sound public finance. UNPAN network provides access to the UN Division for Public Economics and Public Administration services, activities, publications and statistical resources.