Global Civil Society & the UN Sustainable Development Goals

Goal 1: End poverty in all its forms everywhere

No Poverty

While global poverty rates have been cut by more than half since 2000, one in ten people in developing regions are still living with their families on less than the international poverty line of US$1.90 a day, and there are millions more who make little more than this daily amount. Significant progress has been made in many countries within Eastern and Southeastern Asia, but up to 42% of the population in Sub-Saharan Africa continues to live below the poverty line.

Poverty is more than the lack of income and resources to ensure a sustainable livelihood. Its manifestations include hunger and malnutrition, limited access to education and other basic services, social discrimination and exclusion as well as the lack of participation in decision-making.

Economic growth must be inclusive to provide sustainable jobs and promote equality. Social protection systems need to be implemented to help alleviate the suffering of disaster-prone countries and provide support in the face of great economic risks. These systems will help strengthen responses by afflicted populations to unexpected economic losses during disasters and will eventually help to end extreme poverty in the most impoverished areas.

Name Acronym Founded City HQ Country/Territory HQ Type I Type II

Freehearts Africa Reach out Foundation

FAROF 2011 Kaduna Nigeria G

Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom

1958 Potsdam Germany G f

FRIEND / Hindu Kush-Himalayan

HKH-FRIEND 1996 Kathmandu Nepal K g

Friends of Freedom International

FOFI Ogdensburg NY USA N

Friends of the Islands of Peace

Islands of Peace 1965 Huy G

Friends of Vellore

FOV Bury St Edmunds UK G

FSD Africa

2012 Nairobi Kenya F

Fundação Gonçalo da Silveira

FGS 2004 Lisbon Portugal G f

Fundação Oriente, Lisboa

1988 Lisbon G f

Fundación América Solidaria

1998 Santiago Chile F f

Fundación CIDEAL de Cooperación e Investigación

1983 Madrid Spain G f

Fundación Europea Sociedad y Educación

SE Madrid Spain G f

Fundación Internacional de Apoyo al Desarrollo Local y Social

FIADELSO 1992 Valencia Spain G f

Fundación Internacional para la Libertad

FIL 2002 F f

Fundación Internacional Planeta Libre

1996 Caracas Venezuela G f

Fundación Latinoamericana por los Derechos Humanos y el Desarrollo Social

FUNDALATIN 1978 Caracas Venezuela F f

Fundación Promoción Social

1987 Madrid Spain G f

Fundación Red Deporte y Cooperación

Fundación Red Deporte 1999 Madrid Spain G f

Fundacja TechSoup

2009 Warsaw Poland F f

Future in Our Hands

FIOH 1974 F

G20 Interfaith Forum Association

IF20 2014 E c

Gaddafi International Charity and Development Foundation

GICDF 1998 Tripoli Libyan AJ G f

Galileo Services

GS Vincennes France E


2004 Edinburgh F y

Gam-Anon International Service Office

1960 Oyster Bay NY USA N

Gandhi Centre for the Service of Life and Humanity

1975 Brussels Belgium G

Gatsby Charitable Foundation

1967 London UK G f

Gavi - The Vaccine Alliance

Gavi 2000 Le Grand-Saconnex Switzerland F

GCP Europe

Brussels Belgium D

GEF CSO Network

GCN 1995 Phnom Penh Cambodia F y


G5+ Brussels Belgium F v

General Agreement on Trade in Services

GATS 1994 Geneva Switzerland T g

General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean

GFCM 1952 Rome Italy E gy

Geneva Act Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks

1977 T g

Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armed Forces in the Field, 1949

1949 T g

Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of the Wounded and Sick in Armies in the Field, 1929

1929 T g

Geneva Convention for the Amelioration of the Condition of Wounded, Sick and Shipwrecked Members of Armed Forces at Sea

1949 T g

Geneva Global Health Hub

G2H2 2016 Geneva Switzerland E y

German Catholic Bishops' Organisation for Development Cooperation

1958 Aachen Germany G f

German Humanitarian Foundation

1994 Zweibrücken Germany G f

GHR Foundation

1965 Minneapolis MN USA G f

Gilead Foundation

2005 Foster City CA USA G f

Giulio Pastore Foundation

1971 Rome Italy N f


2001 San Francisco CA USA G


2012 F

Glasswing International

2007 New York NY USA G

Global Advance

1990 Dallas TX USA N

Global Agriculture and Food Security Program

GAFSP 2010 Washington DC USA E g

Global Aid Foundation

1993 F fv

Global Aid Network