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United Nations ( http://www.un.org/ )

Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)
http://www.unccd.int/

Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM), Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality
http://www.unifem.org/

Development Programme (UNDP)
http://www.undp.org/

Development Programme (UNDP) – Poverty Reduction
http://www.undp.org/poverty

Economic and social development
http://www.un.org/esa/desa

Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
http://www.unece.org/

Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO)
http://portal.unesco.org/en

Environment Programme (UNEP)
http://www.unep.org/

Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)
http://www.fao.org/

General Assembly
http://www.un.org/ga/

Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)
http://www.unhabitat.org/
http://www.bestpractices.org/

Inter-Agency Network on Women and Gender Equality (IANWGE)
http://www.un.org/womenwatch/

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
http://www.ipcc.ch/

International Labour Organisation (ILO)
http://www.ilo.org/global/lang--en/index.htm

Millennium Development Goals
http://www.un.org/millenniumgoals/

Research Institute for Social Development (UNRISD)
http://www.unrisd.org/

Sustainable Development
http://www.un.org/esa/dsd/index.shtml

UNDP – UNEP Poverty – Environment Initiative
http://www.unpei.org/

UNICEF
http://www.unicef.org/

World Health Organisation (WHO)
http://www.who.int/en/

World Tourism Organization (UNWTO/OMT)
http://www.unwto.org/
http://www.world-tourism.org/frameset/frame_sustainable.html


European Union ( http://europa.eu/ )

Action against discrimination, Civil Society
http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=423&langId=en

Agriculture and Rural Development
http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/index_en.htm

Climate Action
http://ec.europa.eu/climateaction/index_en.htm

Community Research and Development Information Service for Science, Research and Development
http://cordis.europa.eu/en/home.html

Consumer Affairs
http://ec.europa.eu/consumers/index_en.htm

Corporate Social Responsibility
http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=331&langId=en

Culture Portal
http://ec.europa.eu/culture/portal/index_en.htm

Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR)
http://ec.europa.eu/europeaid/what/human-rights/index_en.htm

Development and relations with African, Caribbean and Pacific States
http://ec.europa.eu/development/index_en.cfm

Education and Training
http://ec.europa.eu/education/index_en.htm

Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities
http://ec.europa.eu/social/home.jsp?langId=en

Energy
http://ec.europa.eu/energy/index_en.html

Enterprise and Industry
http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/index_en.htm

Enterprise and Industry, portal for SMEs
http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/sme/index_en.htm

Environment
http://ec.europa.eu/environment/index_en.htm

EnviroWindows, the European Environment Agency platform for knowledge sharing and development
http://ew.eea.europa.eu/About/

European Environment Agency
http://www.eea.europa.eu/

European Environment Information and Observation Network
http://eionet.europa.eu/

European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions
http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/index.htm

European Social Fund
http://ec.europa.eu/employment_social/esf/index_en.htm

Fisheries
http://ec.europa.eu/fisheries/index_en.htm

Food Safety
http://ec.europa.eu/food/index_en.htm

Freedom, Security and Justice
http://ec.europa.eu/justice_home/index_en.htm

Gender Equality
http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?langId=en&catId=418

Growth and Jobs (Lisbon Strategy)
http://ec.europa.eu/growthandjobs/index_en.htm

Maritime Affairs
http://ec.europa.eu/maritimeaffairs/index_en.html

Peer Review and Assessment in Social Inclusion
http://www.peer-review-social-inclusion.eu/

Public Heath Portal
http://ec.europa.eu/health-eu/index_en.htm

Regional Policy – Inforegio
http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/index_en.htm

Renewed Social Agenda: Opportunities, Access, Solidarity
http://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=547&langId=en

Research
http://ec.europa.eu/research/index.cfm?lg=en

Social Protection Social Inclusion
http://ec.europa.eu/employment_social/spsi/index_en.htm

Sustainable Development
http://ec.europa.eu/sustainable/welcome/index_en.htm

Sustainable Development Online
http://sd-online.ewindows.eu.org/

Sustainable and responsible business
http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/policies/sustainable-business/index_en.htm

Tourism
http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/sectors/tourism/index_en.htm

Transport
http://ec.europa.eu/transport/index_en.html

Youth Portal
http://europa.eu/youth/index.cfm?l_id=en


International Organisations and Networks

Aalborg Commitments
http://www.aalborgplus10.dk/default.aspx?m=2&i=307

Amnesty International
http://www.amnesty.org/

Association For Women's Rights in Development (AWID)
http://www.awid.org/

Caritas Europa
http://www.caritas-europa.org/

Centre for Bhutan Studies
http://www.bhutanstudies.org.bt/main/index.php

Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW)
http://www.catwinternational.org/

Combined European Bureau for Social Development (CEBSD)
http://www.cebsd.org/

Community Platform – Challenging Poverty & Inequality
http://communityplatform.ie/space-for-most-current-piece-of-work-event.html

Confederation of Family Organisations in the European Union (COFACE)
http://www.coface-eu.org/

Critique de l'économie politique - Jean-Marie Harribey
http://harribey.u-bordeaux4.fr/

Dynamics of Urban Change: a collection of resources
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/dpu-projects/drivers_urb_change/home.htm

Earth Charter Initiative
http://www.earthcharter.org/

EC/UN Partnership on Gender Equality for Development and Peace
http://www.gendermatters.eu/

EcoSouth, the Network for an Ecologically and Economically Sustainable Habitat
http://www.ecosur.org/

EngenderHealth for a better life
http://www.engenderhealth.org/

EU Civil Society Contact Group, which brings together eight large NGO sectors
http://www.act4europe.org/

Eurochild
http://www.eurochild.org/

Eurocities, the network of major European cities
http://www.eurocities.org

European Anti-Poverty Network (EAPN)
http://www.eapn.eu/

European Association of Service Providers for Persons with Disabilities (EASPD)
http://www.easpd.eu/

European Blind Union (EBU)
http://www.euroblind.org/

European children's Network (EURONET)
http://www.europeanchildrensnetwork.org/

European Disability Forum (EDF)
http://www.edf-feph.org/

European Federation for Transport and Environment (T&E)
http://www.transportenvironment.org/

European Federation of National Organisations working with the Homeless (FEANTSA)
http://www.feantsa.org/

European Foundation for Street Children (EFSC)
http://www.enscw.org/

European microfinance network
http://www.european-microfinance.org/index2_en.php

European NGO Confederation for Relief and Development
http://www.concordeurope.org/Public/Page.php?ID=4&language=eng

European Older People's Platform (AGE)
http://www.age-platform.org/

European Regeneration Areas Network
http://www.qec-eran.org/

European Roma Information Office (ERIO)
http://erionet.org/site/

European Social Network
http://www.esn-eu.org/

European Sustainable Development Network (ESDN)
http://www.sd-network.eu/

European Transnational Network for Social Inclusion (RETIS)
http://retis.ox2.be/site/index.cfm?

Fondation Nicolas Hulot
http://www.fondation-nicolas-hulot.org/index.php

Friends of the Earth
http://www.foe.co.uk/

Global Development Research Center (GDRC)
http://www.gdrc.org/index.html

Global List of Women's Organisations
http://www.distel.ca/womlist/womlist.html

Green 10, a group of leading environmental NGOs active at EU level
http://www.green10.org/

Greenpeace International
http://www.greenpeace.org/international/

Homeless International
http://www.homeless-international.org/

Institut d'Études Économiques et Sociales pour la Décroissance Soutenable (IEESDS)
http://www.decroissance.org/

Institute for Transportation & Development Policy (ITDP)
http://www.itdp.org/index.php

International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability
http://www.iclei.org/

International Ecotourism Society (TIES)
http://www.ecotourism.org/

International Human Rights Association (IHRA)
http://www.ihra.co.in/

International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)
http://www.iied.org/

International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)
http://www.iisd.org/

International Organisation for Sustainable Development (IOSD)
http://www.iosd.org/

International Save the Children Alliance
http://savethechildren.net/alliance/index.html

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
http://cms.iucn.org

Knowledge Portal for Small Business
http://www.enterweb.org/

New Economics Foundation (NEF)
http://www.neweconomics.org/gen/

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
http://www.oecd.org/

Platform of European Social NGOs (Social Platform)
http://www.socialplatform.org/

Stand up Take action against Poverty and for the Millennium Development Goals
http://www.standagainstpoverty.org/

Sustainability Sites
http://b.webring.com/webring?home;ring=sustainability

Sustainable Development International (SDI)
http://www.sustdev.org/

Sustainable Life
http://www.sustlife.com/

Sustainable Tourism
http://www.gdrc.org/uem/eco-tour/eco-tour.html

Sustainable Tourism Cooperative Research Centre (CRC)
http://www.crctourism.com.au/

WIDE Network, Globalising Gender Equality and Social Justice
http://www.wide-network.org/

Women's Environment & Development Organisation (WEDO)
http://www.wedo.org/

Women's Studies
http://www.learnstuff.com/womens-studies/

World Bank
http://www.worldbank.org/

World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD)
http://www.wbcsd.org/

World Carfree Network
http://www.worldcarfree.net/
http://www.carfree.com/

World Social Forum
http://www.forumsocialmundial.org.br/

World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)
http://www.wttc.org/

World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF)
http://www.panda.org/
http://www.wwf.org/

World Wide Web Virtual Library on Sustainable Development
http://www.ulb.ac.be/ceese/meta/sustvl.html


Indicators and assessment methodologies

About Sustainability Indicators – Redefining Progress
http://www.rprogress.org/sustainability_indicators/about_sustainability_indicators.htm

Beyond GDP
http://www.beyond-gdp.eu/

Environmental Indicators - European Union
http://ims.eionet.europa.eu/indicators/

Environmental Indicators - OECD
http://www.oecd.org/department/0,3355,en_2649_34441_1_1_1_1_1,00.html

Environmental Indicators - UN
http://unstats.un.org/unsd/environment/indicators.htm

Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
http://ec.europa.eu/environment/eia/home.htm

European Indicators (EUROSTAT)
http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/

Global Footprint Network – Advancing the Science of Sustainability
http://www.footprintnetwork.org/

Gross National Happiness Commission
http://www.pc.gov.bt/default.asp

Happy Planet Index
http://www.happyplanetindex.org/

Health Impact Assessment (HIA)
http://www.who.int/hia/en/

Health Impact Assessment - HIA Gateway
http://www.apho.org.uk/default.aspx?QN=P_HIA

Human Development Indices - UN
http://hdr.undp.org/en/humandev/hdi/

Impact Assessment
http://www.iaia.org/

Millennium Development Goals (MDG) Indicators
http://millenniumindicators.un.org/unsd/mdg/Default.aspx

Poverty Indicators
http://go.worldbank.org/QGIMVL6MX0

Poverty and Social Impact Analysis (PSIA)
http://go.worldbank.org/MXBZULRNE0

Social Impact Assessment
http://www.socialimpactassessment.net/

Social Protection and Social Inclusion Indicators
http://ec.europa.eu/employment_social/spsi/common_indicators_en.htm

Strategic Environmental Impact Assessment (SEA)
http://ec.europa.eu/environment/eia/sea-legalcontext.htm

Sustainable Development Indicators
http://www.un.org/esa/dsd/resources/res_publsdt_ind.shtml
http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/portal/page/portal/sdi/introduction
http://www.iisd.org/measure/compendium/

Urban and Ecological Footprints
http://www.gdrc.org/uem/footprints/