Links

General

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Conversations for a Better World

Type: Global
Conversations for a Better World is a social platform for raising global issues and finding solutions. Conversations is all about ‘the power of we’ as well a forum to identify solutions, progress and forward-looking ideas for a better world. The idea is to get people talking about how we can co-create a better world. If we want to tackle the global challenges of our time, we need a lot of people to start talking. (Information compiled from official website)

Website: www.conversationsforabetterworld.com

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United Nations Millennium Campaign

Type: Global
The United Nations Millennium Campaign supports and inspires people from around the world to take action in support of the Millennium Development Goals. Join the UN Millennium Campaign and be part of the generation that puts an end to poverty. (Information compiled from official website)

Website: www.endpoverty2015.org

Reproductive Health And Rights

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Family Health International

Type: Global
Family Health International is a global health and development organization that has been improving lives since 1971. Among a worldwide staff of 2,500 are leading physicians, scientists, and technical experts in health, development, and management. FHI's work is global in scale yet country-focused, with international offices staffed by local professionals. Since 1971, FHI has worked with 1,400 partners in 125 countries, forging strong relationships with governments, diverse organizations, the private sector and communities. By applying science to programs, FHI is helping countries make measurable progress against disease, poverty, and inequity—improving lives for millions. (Information compiled from official website)

Website: www.fhi.org

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Global Network of People Living with HIV

Type: Global
GNP+ is the global network for and by people living with HIV. GNP+ advocates to improve the quality of life of people living with HIV. As a network of networks, GNP+ is driven by the needs of people living with HIV worldwide. Based on emancipation and self-determination, GNP+ works with independent and autonomous regional and national networks of people living with HIV in all continents. (Information compiled from official website)

Website: www.gnpplus.net

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World AIDS Campaign

Type: Global
The World AIDS Campaign’s goal is to ensure that governments and policy makers meet the HIV targets they set, the commitments they made, and mobilize the necessary resources for a world where people do not die of AIDS and opportunistic infections like Tuberculosis. (Information compiled from official website)

Website: www.worldaidscampaign.org

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International Planned Parenthood Federation

Type: Global, Regional

IPPF is a global service provider and a leading advocate of sexual and reproductive health and rights for all. IPPF is a global network of Member Associations, and work in over 170 countries - providing and campaigning for sexual and reproductive health care and rights. (Information compiled from official website)


Website: www.ippf.org

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UNAIDS

Type: Global, Regional, National
UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, is an innovative partnership that leads and inspires the world in achieving universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support. (Information compiled from official website)

Website: www.unaids.org

Population and Development

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Population Reference Bureau

Type: Global

The Population Reference Bureau informs people around the world about population, health, and the environment, and empowers them to use that information to advance the well-being of current and future generations. (Information compiled from official website)

Website: www.prb.org

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Databank on Population and Development

Type: National

The national web-based databank on population and development in Lebanon is an initiative planned and implemented by the Population and Development Strategies Project (PDS), a joint collaboration between UNFPA and the Ministry of Social Affairs (MoSA). The databank makes available the latest publications, data, research findings, activities and news on population and development to a wide audience including media professionals, researchers, NGOs, ministries, academia, UN agencies, opinion leaders, decision makers and the general public. (Information compiled from official website)

Website: www.popdev-lebanon.org


Gender Equality and Women Empowerment

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UNiTE to End Violence against Women Campaign

Type: Global

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s UNiTE to End Violence against Women campaign aims to prevent and eliminate violence against women and girls in all parts of the world. (Information compiled from official website)


Website: www.endviolence.un.org
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UN Women

Type: Global

UN Women is the UN organization dedicated to gender equality and the empowerment of women. A global champion for women and girls, UN Women was established to accelerate progress on meeting their needs worldwide. (Information compiled from official website)

Website: www.unwomen.org

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Women Watch

Type: Global
Women Watch is the central gateway to information and resources on the promotion of gender equality and the empowerment of women throughout the United Nations system. (Information compiled from official website)

Website: www.unwomen.org
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Centre of Arab Women for Training and Research

Type: Regional
The Centre of Arab Women for Training and Research (CAWTAR) was set up in March 1993, with the aim to generate knowledge and enhance technical and institutional capacity in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region in ways which would enable Arab women to become fully empowered and to enjoy their human rights as part of the development of their communities and societies. (Information compiled from official website)

Website: www.cawtar.org

Youth

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Y-PEER

Type: Global, Regional, National

The Youth Peer education network of young people from dozens of countries and hundreds of youth clubs and organizations, with thousands of members around the globe. We work to mobilize youth about issues related to sexual and reproductive health and rights. We want to empower young people with the knowledge and skills to make healthy choices. We partner with local, regional and national organizations to bring about positive social change.  (Information compiled from official website)

Website: www.youthpeer.org, www.youthpeerarabic.org, www.ypeerinaction.org

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Info Sante Jeunes

Type: National

Info Santé Jeunes is an initiative of University Saint Joseph in Lebanon. It is a fun and interactive website targeting youth aged 15 to 22 years old. It provides young people with information, knowledge, guidance and advice on a variety of topics related to their health and concerns, with great emphasis on SRH. French and Arabic versions available. Website supported by UNFPA. (Information compiled from official website)

Website: www.infosantejeunes.usj.edu.lb


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Lebteen

Type: National

Lebteen is a project by the Lebanese Ministry of Social Affairs, supported by UNFPA. It aims at creating awareness on reproductive and sexual health, especially for young people. Arabic version. (Information compiled from official website)

Website: www.socialaffairs.gov.lb/lebteen.aspx

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Latest update: 1/10/2012