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Asian American Journalist Association PDF Print

Keywords: North America, USA, Asia, English, children & youth, training/education materials, peace journalism, employment, media ethics & diversity, resources for academics, resources for trainers, online, visual, NGOs 

Founded in 1981, the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is a non-profit professional and educational organization with more than 2,000 members today. AAJA serves Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders by encouraging young people to consider journalism as a career, developing managers in the media industry, and promoting fair and accurate news coverage.

First Children’s Embassy PDF Print

Keywords: South East Europe, Macedonia , English, Macedonian, Albanian, children and youth, human rights

The first children's embassy in the world "Megjashi" – The Republic of Macedonia is  a World Association of citizens and represents an international, non-government, non-partisan and non-profitable humanitarian organization for care, protection and promotion of the children's rights.

NAPA: No Apto Para Adultos PDF Print

Keywords: South America, Peru, Spanish, children and youth, news, journalism, media diversity

NAPA Stands for Not Suitable for Adults, and is the kids and adolescents news programme in Peru. It is part of the Kids News Network, and seeks to distribute youth’s voice and opinion onto our screens.

Handicap International PDF Print

Keywords: International, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Switzerland, UK, USA, English, French, Dutch, German, Handicap, disability & mental illness, inclusive reporting

Handicap International encourages the inclusion of disabled people in all areas of activity through a concept called “Community Approaches to Handicap in Development”(CAHD), focusing on the causes of impairment, disability and handicap, and their linkage to able-bodied people. The vision of CAHD is to create social changes that will ensure inclusion as citizens with equal opportunities and full access to participation. Finally, Handicap International looks to championing disabled people's access to basic human rights and the prevention of disability through road safety and public awareness campaigns.

American Society of Newspaper Editors PDF Print

Keywords: North America, USA, English, media content, diversity in general, media ethics & diversity, resources for media, online, print, NGOs

The American Society of News Editors is a membership organization for daily news editors, people who serve the editorial needs of daily newspapers and certain distinguished individuals who have worked on behalf of editors through the years.

Institute of race relations PDF Print

Keywords: Western Europe, UK, English, ethnicity/race/national identity, media relations/advocacy, media content, human rights, media ethics & dvelopment, online, media, NGOs

The Institute of Race Relations (IRR) was established as an independent educational charity in 1958 to carry out research, publish and collect resources on race relations throughout the world. In 1972, the IRR's membership backed the staff in a radical transformation of the organisation from a policy-oriented, establishment, academic institution into an anti-racist 'thinktank'.

International Crisis Group PDF Print

Keywords: International, English, French, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, Indonesian, crisis, international relations, diversity in general, conflict, United Nations, European Union

The International Crisis Group is now generally recognised as the world’s leading independent, non-partisan, source of analysis and advice to governments, and intergovernmental bodies like the United Nations, European Union and World Bank, on the prevention and resolution of deadly conflict. Their work has been applauded by, among others, former UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan (‘a global voice of conscience, and a genuine force for peace’);

Minority Rights Group International PDF Print

Keywords: International, UK, English, Children & Youth, Minority rights, human rights, socially disadvantaged groups, education, employment, equal opportunity/representation, civic engagement

Minority Rights Group International campaigns worldwide with around 130 partners in over 60 countries to ensure that disadvantaged minorities and indigenous peoples, often the poorest of the poor, can make their voices heard.

Human Rights Watch PDF Print

Keywords: International, English, German, French, Chinese, Russian, Spanish, Arabic, human rights, diversity in general, international relations, justice, security, human right conflict/violation, freedom of expression

Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. By focusing international attention where human rights are violated, we give voice to the oppressed and hold oppressors accountable for their crimes.

Helsinki Committee for human rights in Serbia PDF Print

Keywords: South East Europe, Serbia, English, Diversity in general, Serbian human rights, human rights, international relations, NGO, socioeconomic and political conflict, ethnicity/race/national identity, conflict

As one of the leading NGOs in Serbia, the Helsinki Committee examines the situation of human rights in Serbia against country's overall socioeconomic and political context - an approach to the problematic different from those of other human rights organizations and best mirrored in its annual reports. Here the organization not only dissects policies and trends affecting the exercise of human rights but also provides relevant recommendations.

European Centre for Minority Issues PDF Print

Keywords: All Europe, English, European union, minorities, research, minority majority relations, intergovernmental organizations, ethnic tension, conflict

The European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI) conducts practice-oriented research, provides information and documentation, and offers advisory services concerning minority-majority relations in Europe. It serves European governments and regional intergovernmental organizations as well as non-dominant groups in the European area.

Conciliation Resources PDF Print

Keywords: International, English, Russian, Spanish, Portuguese, Peace initiatives, peace journalism, projects and initiatives, conflict, international non government organization, Caucasus Region,, Fiji, Uganda, Sudan, West Africa

Conciliation Resources (CR) is an international non-governmental organization registered in the UK as a charity. We work mainly in the South Caucasus, Fiji, Uganda, Sudan and West Africa in partnership with local and international civil society organizations and governments. We also publish Accord: an international review of peace initiatives and are involved in projects in Colombia and the Philippines. Our funding is through grants from governments, independent trusts and foundations.

Caucasian Institute for Peace, Democracy, and development PDF Print

Keywords: Caucasus, English, Peace, democracy, development, think tank, public policy, public diplomacy, Georgia, peace journalism, public

The Caucasus Institute for Peace, Democracy and Development (CIPDD) is a public policy think-tank, specialized in a broad area of democracy development. CIPDD was founded in 1992 in Tbilisi, Georgia. It is a non-governmental and not-for-profit organisation. It advocates policy goals such as the development of a vibrant and diverse civil society, effective and accountable public institutions based on the rule of law and an integrated political community, which at the same time respects and preserves identities of different ethnic and religious communities in Georgia.

Amnesty International PDF Print

Keywords: All regions, English, French, Spanish, Arabic, International human rights. Human rights abuses, international organization, NGOS with a diversity component

Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognized human rights for all. Our supporters are outraged by human rights abuses but inspired by hope for a better world - so we work to improve human rights through campaigning and international solidarity.

Equality and Human rights commission PDF Print

Keywords: Western Europe, UK, English, diversity in general, legal resources, media content, human rights, media ethics & diversity, rsources for NGOs, resources for media, online, NGOs

From 1 October 2007, the Equality and Human Rights Commission took over the role and functions of the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE), the Disability Rights Commission (DRC) and the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC), with new responsibilities for sexual orientation, age, religion and belief, and human rights.

Evens Foundation PDF Print

Keywords: Europe, english,french,deutch,flemish,Social cohesion, Spirituality, philosophy, initiatives and projects.

The Evens Foundation takes and develops initiatives and supports projects, which promote the harmonious living together of citizens and states within a peaceful Europe, with respect for diversity, both individual and collective, and the integrity, both physical and psychological, with particular attention to the other. It does so in three principle ways: by setting up sustainable projects, awarding biannual prizes, and by creating partnerships in projects and initiatives of general interest which correspond to the philosophy of the Foundation.

United Against Racism PDF Print

Keywords: All Europe, English, Pan European Network, anti racism, refugee rights,  minority and migrant rights, refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants, ethnicity, race, national identity

European network against nationalism, racism, fascism and in support of migrants and refugees. The largest pan-European anti-racism network of more than 560 organisations from 46 countries: UNITED to promote the rights of refugees, minorities & migrants

The European Roma Information Office (ERIO) PDF Print

Keywords: Europe, Discrimination, racism, European integration, charity, education, international, Roma.

ERIO is an international advocacy organization that promotes political and public discussion on Roma issues by providing factual and in-dept information on a range of public issues to the European Union institutions, Roma civil organizations, governmental authorities and intergovernmental bodies. It advocates for the rights of Roma people by designing and promoting policies, which are oriented towards the improvement of the socio-economic situation and social inclusion of Roma in Europe. ERIO works alongside a large network of organizations and acts to combat racial discrimination and social exclusion through awareness raising, lobbying and policy development. It is currently focused on anti-discrimination policies in the fields of education, employment, health care and housing.

International Network on Cultural Policy PDF Print

Keywords: International, Europe, English, French, Spanish, cultural diversity, multiculturalism, policy 

The INCP is an international forum where national ministers responsible for culture can explore and exchange views on new and emerging cultural policy issues and to develop strategies to promote cultural diversity in an informal venue.

Tlachinollan Human Rights Center PDF Print

Keywords: South America, Mexico, [EN] [ES], Media diversity, indigenous people, human rights, justice, media coverage, ethnicity.

Tlachinollan Human Rights Center is a non-governmental organization based in Tlapa de Comonfort, in the state of Guerrero, Mexico. For more than 13 years, we have stood by the Nauas, Na savi (Mixtecos), Me' Phaa (Tlapanecos) and Amuzgo indigenous peoples, as well as other poor communities, in their struggle for justice and full respect of their human rights.

European Network Against Racism PDF Print

Keywords: All Europe, English, French, Racism, discrimination, EU, NGO, Organization, social cohesion.

“The European Network Against Racism (ENAR) is a network of European NGOs working to combat racism in all EU member states and represents more than HYPERLINK ""600 NGOs throughout the European Union. ENAR is determined to fight racism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism and Islamophobia, to promote equality of treatment between European Union citizens and third country nationals, and to link local/regional/national initiatives with European Union initiatives.

The European Year of Intercultural Dialogue PDF Print

Keywords: Europe, Bulgarian, Csech, Danish, Deutch, Estonian,Greek, English, Spanish, French,  Italian, Latvian, Lettish, Lithuanian, Hungarian, Maltese, Deutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Finish, Swedish, multiculturalism, discrimination, cultural, diversity, social cohesion,

The European Year of Intercultural Dialogue (EYID) 2008 recognizes that Europe’s great cultural diversity represents a unique advantage. It will encourage all those living in Europe to explore the benefits of our rich cultural heritage and opportunities to learn from different cultural traditions.


Keywords: International, English, French, Spanish, Arabic, human rights, NGO

FIDH’ s mandate is to contribute to the respect of all the rights defined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. FIDH aims at obtaining effective improvements in the protection of victims, the prevention of Human Rights violations and the sanction of their perpetrators. It has 4 statutory priorities: Protecting human rights and assisting the victims; Mobilizing the community of States; Supporting local NGO’s capacity for action; Raising awareness.

Maghreb des doits de l’Homme PDF Print

Keywords: Africa, Morocco, French, human rights, democracy

This website aims to offer praise to Maghrebian and Euro-Maghrebian democratic associations, inform people of the violations of human rights in such countries and to participate in the construction of a truly democratic and lawful country.

Association Marocaine des Droits Humains PDF Print

Keywords: Africa, Morocco, French, Maghreb, Human rights, democracy, discrimination

The Moroccan association of human rights is a Moroccan NGO that defends, protects, supports, educates and diffuses human rights, regardless of gender/race/political/ethnical difference. To achieve this, AMDH establishes reports and memorandums; conferences and activities; projects and coordinated experiences

Forum des Alternatives Maroc PDF Print

Keywords: Africa, Morocco, French, Arabic, citizenship, democracy, human rights, discrimination, social movement

The Morocco Alternatives Forum is a NGO whose primary aim is to help erect a democratic, citizen, strong and autonomous social movement. It defines itself as a defense and human rights promoter association that seeks no differentiation of race, ethnicity, language, religion or gender.

Action Jeunesse PDF Print

Keywords: International, Africa, Morocco, French, Arabic, Youth, human rights, gender equality, democracy, Discrimination

Action Jeunesse (Youth Action) is a network of youth belonging to the “Forum des Alternatives Maroc” (FMAS) and its mission is to participate in the emergence of a citizenship based on the respect or human rights, and the exercise of individuals’ rightful powers. They emphasize on rooting the promotion of values attached to human dignity, human rights, and principles of democracy and gender equality.

Osmose –adviesbureau voor multiculturele vraagstukken / consultancy for multicultural issues PDF Print

Keywords: Western Europe, The Netherlands, Dutch, multiculturalism, education materials, other web resources.

[DU] Osmose is een adviesbureau dat praktische oplossingen biedt voor multiculturele vraagstukken.

[EN] Osmose is a consultancy that offers practical solutions to multicultural issues.

Contigo Si: Mujeres rurales en la Soceidad de la Informacion PDF Print

Keywords: Europe, Spain, Spanish, immigration, internet, information, age, elderly

 A Spanish based organization which seeks to improve the understanding of the new technological era of information by women living in rural areas. They offer self-teaching materials, guides and services to those who are unaware of the benefits the internet can bring to them – women living in rural areas, less educated people, immigrants etc.

Il PDF Print

Keywords: Western Europe, Italy, Italian, media literacy, diversity, disability and mental illness, children and youth

Il Mediario is an Italian organization sepcialized in media literacy. They carry out projects with adolescents and school kids, about the use of media and the inclusion of diversity within the media. One of the topics they focus on is the issue of disabled people.

King Baudouin Foundation PDF Print

Keywords: Western Europe, Belgium, English, French, German, Dutch, diversity, minorities, democracy, media, justice

The King Baudouin Foundation is an independent and pluralistic foundation that pursues sustainable ways to bring about justice, democracy and respect for diversity

SEMLAC NGO: Campaigning against discrimination PDF Print

Keywords: South America, Spanish, gender equality, news outfit, NGO, discrimination

SEMLAC is a Latin American and Caribbean news outfit that promotes fairness between men and women in data/information processing, to influence the mass media, other social sectors and the public opinion.

UNITY Journalist of Color PDF Print

Keywords: Canada, North America, ethnicity/race/national identity, media relations/advocacy, media content, training/education materials, media ethics & diversity, social diversity models, community/minority media, resources for all, all media format, media

UNITY: Journalists of Color, Inc. is a strategic alliance advocating fair and accurate news coverage about people of colour, and aggressively challenging the industry to staff its organizations at all levels to reflect the nation’s diversity.

International Federation of Coalitions for Cultural Diversity PDF Print

Keywords: International, English, French, Spanish, International, multiculturalism, diversity, UNESCO

This committee was created in 2003 at the initiative of the Coalitions for Cultural Diversity as a mean to facilitate cooperation, development of common positions and actions.

Coalition for cultural diversity PDF Print

Keywords: International, English, French, Spanish, cultural diversity, human rights 

Cultural diversity is a fundamental human right and that countries should assure its preservation and promotion. It is therefore essential that countries and governments be entirely free to adopt the policies necessary to support the diversity of cultural expression and the viability of enterprises that produce and disseminate this expression; That international trade agreements fully respect these policies; That the application of such policies not be subject to reprisals.

Monde Mosaique PDF Print

Keywords: International, Europe. France, French, UNESCO, multiculturalism

Mosaic World is a French website issued from the Unesco declaration for the right of cultural diversity; the festival “Monde Mosaique” is the intercultural event of Castelnaudary where one can find an eclectic range of disciplines coming together to open eyes.

European Commission Against Racism and Intolerance PDF Print

Keywords: Diversity in general, all Europe, all themes, English, online and print media format, Governmental organisation.

ECRI is the Council of Europe’s independent human rights monitoring body specialized in combating racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia, anti-Semitism and intolerance. ECRI's action covers all measures needed to combat violence, discrimination and prejudice against persons or groups of persons on the grounds of their race, colour, language, religion, nationality or national or ethnic origin.

NAMIC – national association for multi-ethnicity in communications PDF Print

Keywords: USA, English, ethnicity, employment, other web resources, online.

The National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications - NAMIC is a 501(c)(6) trade association that was founded in 1980. NAMIC educates, advocates and empowers for multi-ethnic diversity in the telecommunications industry through its 18 nationwide chapters.

L’organisation Marocaine PDF Print

Keywords: Africa, Morocco, Arabic, Maghreb, Human rights, gender equality

A Moroccan organization which seeks to promote human rights and gender equality across the continent. Website in Arabic.

Association Democratique des Femmes du Maroc PDF Print

Keywords: Africa, Morocco, French, English, Arabic, Maghreb, gender equality, human rights, discrimination, education 

The ADFM, as an institution, supports the ideal of equality. We conceive equality in its universal definition, which signifies that men and women enjoy equal rights and the way to achieve them, in dignity and in the framework of a democratic society. They seek to protect and promote women’s human rights as universally recognized. It’s principle objective is the promotion of women’s rights and strategic interests.

Union de l’action Feminine PDF Print

Keywords: Africa, Morocco, French, Arabic, Maghreb, women, gender equality, discrimination, education, alphabetisation

The Union of Feminine Action is a Moroccan NGO that seeks to promote the situation of the woman at the social and juridical level, and to eradicate all form of discrimination towards women. They provide assistance to women victims to violence, campaign for reform and provide workshops and training conferences for women alphabetisation.


Keywords: Netherland, Western Europe, English, refugees, IDPs, Asylum Seekers & Migrants, media ethics & diversity, social diversity models, training/education materials, resurces for academics, university, international migrations, online, NGOs

The European Research Centre on Migration and Ethnic Relations (ERCOMER) exists to actively encourage, support and promote comparative research in the fields of international migration and ethnic relations within the European context. The centre is situated within the Faculty of Social Sciences, Utrecht University, the Netherlands.


European Council on refugees and Excile PDF Print

Keywords: All Europe, English, Refugees, IDP’s, Asylum Seekers and migrants, NGO, human rights, ethic solidarity

ECRE (European Council on Refugees and Exiles) is a pan-European network of 69 refugee-assisting non-governmental organisations that promotes a humane and generous European asylum policy. Together with our members, we promote the protection and integration of asylum-seekers, refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) based on values of human dignity, human rights and an ethic of solidarity.

Association des Travailleurs Maghrebins de France PDF Print

Keywords:  Europe, Africa, France, Maghreb, French, worker rights, modiscrimination, citizenship, solidarity

The association of maghrebian worker of France (ATMF) is a secular, democratic and independent association which fights for the equal rights to citizenship and residence.

Association de Defense des Droits de l’Homme au Maroc PDF Print

Keywords: Europe, Africa, France, Morocco, French, Arabic, Maghreb, discrimination, Human rights

Created in 1984 by the initiative of several Moroccan democrats living abroad, ASDHOM aims to defend human rights in Morocco, and denounce their violation, whoever may be the victim, regardless of the political opinions implicated. It seeks to abolish all forms of discrimination and xenophobia towards the immigrant population living in France. 

Refugee Week: Different pasts, shared future PDF Print

Keywords: Europe, UK, English, refugees, events, cultural diversity

“Refugee Week is a UK wide programme of events which celebrate the contribution of refugees to the UK. During Refugee Week hundreds of events exploring refugee experiences take place across the UK. These range from small community and school activities to art exhibitions, political debates, film screenings, conferences, big music festivals, sports events etc...”

The pluralism project PDF Print

Keywords: North America, USA, English, religion & belief, training/education materials, university, Harvard University, social diversity models, resources for academics, online, print, NGOs

The pluralism project mission is to help Americans engage with the realities of religious diversity through research, outreach, and the active dissemination of resources. In 1991, the Pluralism Project at Harvard University began a pioneering study of America's changing religious landscape.

European Media Islamic Network PDF Print

Keywords: All Europe, English, Muslims Community in Europe, civil rights, understanding

The EMIN (European Media Islamic Network) emerged to offer through Internet a wide and unbiased view of what Islam is and to show the activities and views of Muslims in the European space. EMIN is aimed at giving a voice to the Muslim community in Europe, to show its reality, to help protect their civil rights, and to encourage understanding within European society.

Centrum Informatie en documentatie Israel / Centre Information and documentation Israel PDF Print

Keywords: Western Europe, The Netherlands, Middle East and North Africa- Israel, conflict,  ethnicity

[DU] Het Centrum Informatie en Documentatie over Israel - kortweg CIDI - werd in 1974 opgericht door de Joodse gemeenschap in Nederland.

[EN] Established in 1974, the Centre Information and Documentation on Israel (CIDI) is Holland's prime source of information about Israel and the Jewish people.

The European Jewish Muslim Co-operation Platform PDF Print

Keywords: Westen Europe, Eastern Europe, South East Europe, All Europe, other web resources, projects and initiatives.


The European Jewish Muslim co-operation Platform facilitates co-operation, dialogue and partnership between Jewish and Muslim communities at local, national and trans-national levels within Europe; Increases the visibility of and empowers existing Jewish Muslim initiatives; Initiates and promotes new opportunities for dialogue and co-operation between Jewish and Muslim communities.

Policy Research Centre PDF Print

Keywords: Western Europe, Great Britain, English, community, media ethics and diversity, other web resources, online

The Policy Research Centre, based at the Islamic Foundation, specialises in research, policy advice and training on issues related to British Muslims. The Centre brings together policy, academic and community expertise to inform and shape current policy thinking. We work with civil society, Muslim communities and government, serving as a hub of analysis and communication on policy matters and to foster good community relations.

Quilliam Foundation: Counter-extremism think tank PDF Print

Keywords: Europe, UK, English, extremism, events, social cohesion, religion, Islamist ideology

Quilliam is the world’s first counter-extremism think tank. Located in London, our founders are former leading ideologues of UK-based extremist Islamist organizations – organizations that are still active today.

European Roma Rights Centre PDF Print

Keywords: All Europe, Russian, Romani, English, Roma & Travellers, Law organization, anti Romani racism, human rights,  strategic litigation, international advocacy, policy development, combat discrimination

The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) is an international public interest law organisation engaging in a range of activities aimed at combating anti-Romani racism and human rights abuse of Roma. The approach of the ERRC involves, in particular, strategic litigation, international advocacy, research and policy development, and human rights training of Romani activists.

Roma Virtual Network PDF Print

Keywords: All Europe, Roma and travellers, forum groups, network

RVN (Roma Virtual Network) is a public organization affiliated with the European Roma Information Office. It is aimed to provide the international Roma community and related non-Roma organizations with useful information on Roma issues in variety of languages via the Internet.



Internationaal homo/lesbisch informatiecentrum en archief / International Homo/Lesbian Information center and Archives PDF Print

Keywords: Western Europe, South Eastern Europe, East Europe, All Europe, The Netherlands, Dutch, English, sexual orientation gender identity, other web resources.

[DU] IHLIA is het grootste HLBT (Homo / Lesbisch / Bi / Transgender) archief en informatiecentrum van Nederland en Europa.

[EN] IHLIA is the biggest HLBT (Homo/Lesbian/Bi/Transgender) archive and information center in The Netherlands and Europe.


Keywords: Italy, Italian, LGBT, gay, lesbians, human rights, gender, sexuality

It’s the main Italian association for the defence of gay and lesbian people’s rights. The aim of ARCI GAY is the fight against any form of gender and sexuality discrimination.