IOs and NGOs
Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. Since our founding over 100 years ago, we’ve changed the lives of over 1 billion children. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children – every day and in times of crisis – transforming their lives and the future we share.
The International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC) protects and serves uprooted people, including refugees, asylum-seekers, internally displaced people, victims of human trafficking, and migrants — regardless of faith, race, ethnicity or nationality.
Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund (ASB) We help here and now
ASB - the Workers' Samaritan Federation - is a German aid and welfare organisation, engaged in areas such as civil protection, rescue services and social welfare services. As a non-political and non-denominational organisation, ASB has, since its foundation in 1888, represented continuity and reliability.
In 1997, both Germany and the Netherlands laid down the German-Dutch cooperation in the Corps Convention and the Corps Agreement, which were originally signed that same year. In general, the documents state that Germany and the Netherlands provide the Corps framework on an equal basis; both countries share the responsibility for command & control capabilities. In November 2002, the Corps headquarters (HQ) received the High Readiness Force (HRF) status after successfully passing the Final Operational Capability Check.
Caritas strives for a world where the voices of the poor are heard and acted upon, where each person is free to flourish and live in peace and dignity and where our natural environment given by God is managed responsibly and sustainably in the interests of the entire human family.
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian network that reaches 150 million people in 192 National Societies through the work of over 13,7 million volunteers. Guided by Strategy 2020 – our collective plan of action to tackle the major humanitarian and development challenges of this decade – we are committed, in this fast-changing world, to ‘saving lives and changing minds’.
„Cap Anamur – Deutsche Not-Ärzte e.V.“ (German Emergency Doctors) is a German non-profit organization based in Cologne. It was founded in 1979 by Christel and Rupert Neudeck with a group of their friends which included the Nobel Prize-winning writer Heinrich Böll. Since its foundation Cap Anamur provides humanitarian aid globally, often in places where the media interest has long abated. Our activities are focused on medical care and access to education.
The work of the ICRC is based on the Geneva Conventions of 1949, their Additional Protocols, its Statutes – and those of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement – and the resolutions of the International Conferences of the Red Cross and Red Crescent. The ICRC is an independent, neutral organization ensuring humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of armed conflict and other situations of violence. It takes action in response to emergencies and at the same time promotes respect for international humanitarian law and its implementation in national law.
UNICEF works in over 190 countries and territories to save children’s lives, to defend their rights, and to help them fulfil their potential, from early childhood through adolescence. And we never give up.
We provide medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare. Our teams are made up of tens of thousands of health professionals, logistic and administrative staff - most of them hired locally. Our actions are guided by medical ethics and the principles of impartiality, independence and neutrality.
We engage communities to rebuild trust and resilience and increase people’s self-reliance. Our professionals provide humanitarian assistance and create opportunities to improve security, health care and education and stimulate inclusive economic growth.
We are a world-wide development organisation that mobilizes the power of people against poverty. Around the globe, we work to find practical, innovative ways for people to lift themselves out of poverty and thrive.
In the past 15 years alone, global extreme poverty has been cut in half. Billions of people are standing up to injustice, the trauma of war, and complex problems like climate change and economic inequality. But there’s much more to be done.
That’s why we exist: to tackle the injustices that cause and perpetuate poverty. We work to make the world safer and fairer for everyone. We exist to defeat poverty.
Stichting NCDO heeft haar uitvoerdende werkzaamheden in 2017 beëindigd. Opgericht in 1970, leverde NCDO voor Nederlandse burgers, bedrijven en overheden een bijdrage aan het inzicht in, de kennis over en betrokkenheid bij (de rol van Nederland bij) duurzame mondiale ontwikkeling.
The DCED is a forum for learning about the most effective ways to create economic opportunities for the poor, based on practical experience in Private Sector Development (PSD).
This website is the leading source of knowledge on all aspects of PSD.
VNG International are experts in strengthening democratic local government in developing countries and countries in transition. Local governments play a key role in the provision of basic services including water, waste management, health care and housing. They have a profound impact on areas such as safety, food security, rule of law and women’s rights. This is how our projects contribute in a sustainable way to better futures for people, communities and countries.
Real development starts at the local level. Our education and training programmes support professionals who strive to improve service delivery, support local economic development, and promote the rule of law. If you are an NGO professional, development officer, civil servant or elected representative, then register to join one of our training programmes and prepare to learn and experience governance from a local point of view.
We work to ensure that everybody has the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge, having fled violence, persecution, war or disaster at home.
Since 1950, we have faced multiple crises on multiple continents, and provided vital assistance to refugees, asylum-seekers, internally displaced and stateless people, many of whom have nobody left to turn to.
We help to save lives and build better futures for millions forced from home.
With 57 participating States in North America, Europe and Asia, the OSCE – the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe – is the world’s largest regional security organization. The OSCE works for stability, peace and democracy for more than a billion people, through political dialogue about shared values and through practical work that aims to make a lasting difference.
The OSCE is a forum for political dialogue on a wide range of security issues and a platform for joint action to improve the lives of individuals and communities. The organization uses a comprehensive approach to security that encompasses the politico-military, economic and environmental, and human dimensions. Through this approach, and with its inclusive membership, the OSCE helps bridge differences and build trust between states by co-operating on conflict prevention, crisis management and post-conflict rehabilitation.
With its Institutions, expert units and network of field operations, the OSCE addresses issues that have an impact on our common security, including arms control, terrorism, good governance, energy security, human trafficking, democratization, media freedom and national minorities.
With its partners, OCHA contributes to principled and effective humanitarian response through coordination, advocacy, policy, information management and humanitarian financing tools and services. OCHA’s country and regional offices are responsible for delivering the core functions in the field by leveraging functional expertise throughout the organization.
The Humanity Hub community brings together more than 230 professionals from 90 organizations active in a wide range of fields such as peacebuilding, justice innovation, humanitarian action, climate action, and development aid, and ranging from non-profit to for-profit, start-ups to scale-ups, small local to large international organizations and academia.
Collectively, we believe that by developing and strengthening the collaborative potential of the diverse Hague Peace and Justice ecosystem we can achieve a more peaceful and just world.