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Organizations relating to Communities

International Federation of Community Health Centres / Toronto ON, Canada / Est. 2013
European Federation of Local Forest Communities / Mainz, Germany / Est. 1990
Association for Community Colleges / Skopje, North Macedonia / Est. 1999
Leaders and Organizations of Community Organizations in Asia / Quezon City, Philippines / Est. 1993
Community Based Impact Assessment Network for Eastern Africa / Kampala, Uganda
European Federation of Therapeutic Communities / Gavere, Belgium / Est. 1980
Community of Sahel-Saharan States / Est. 1998
Southern African Development Community Lawyers Association / Gaborone, Botswana
Pacific Community / Nouméa, New Caledonia / Est. 1947
International Association of Community and Further Education Colleges / Knoxville TN, USA / Est. 1998
International Coconut Community / Jakarta, Indonesia / Est. 1968
Latin American Community of Learning Objects / Valdivia, Chile / Est. 2006
Federation of Therapeutic Communities of Central and Eastern Europe / Gliwice, Poland
European Rural Community Alliance / Est. 2004
European Association of Employed community Pharmacists in Europe / Vienna, Austria / Est. 2012
Cloud Community Europe / Luxembourg, Luxembourg
International Port Community Systems Association / Felixstowe, UK / Est. 2011
International Oracle Users Community / Redwood City CA, USA / Est. 1994
Economic and Monetary Community of Central Africa Parliament / Est. 2010
Partner Community Council / Irving TX, USA / Est. 1992
Southeast Asia Regional Initiatives for Community Empowerment / Quezon City, Philippines / Est. 1978
European Federation of the Community of Sant'Egidio / Brussels, Belgium
NGO Committee on Human Settlements / New York NY, USA / Est. 1985
Asian Federation of Therapeutic Communities / Muntinlupa City, Philippines / Est. 1984
Comunidade Sindical dos Paises de Lingua Portuguesa / Lisbon, Portugal / Est. 1998
BE User Group / Exton PA, USA
Committee of Central Bank Governors in the Southern African Development Community / Pretoria, South Africa / Est. 1995
Community of Evaluators in South Asia / Dehiwela, Sri Lanka / Est. 2008
Comunidad de Estados Latinoamericanos y Caribeños / Santiago, Chile / Est. 2010
Southern Africa Development Community Election Support Network / Harare, Zimbabwe / Est. 2010
Global e-Schools and Communities Initiative / Est. 2003
Southern African Development Community Accreditation Service / Gaborone, Botswana
European Forum for Restorative Justice / Leuven, Belgium / Est. 2000
Community Informatics Research Network / Caulfield VIC, Australia
Link Community Development / Edinburgh, UK / Est. 1989
Community Court of Justice / Abuja, Nigeria / Est. 1991
Africa 2000 Plus Network, Harare / Harare, Zimbabwe / Est. 1989
Instituto Intercultural para la Autogestión y la Acción Comunal / Valencia, Spain / Est. 1978
Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition / Kingston, Jamaica / Est. 2004
Mega-Cities Project / Nyack NY, USA / Est. 1986
Communauté africaine de culture / Paris, France / Est. 1957
Communauté financière africaine
Communauté économique et monétaire d'Afrique centrale / Bangui, Central African Rep / Est. 1994
Global Hope Network International / Geneva, Switzerland
Camphill Movement / Edinburgh, UK / Est. 1939
Community-Based Rehabilitation Network - South Asia / Bangalore, India
Red Latinoamericana de Comercialización Comunitaria / Quito, Ecuador / Est. 1991
Community of European Solar Radio Astronomers / Glasgow, UK / Est. 1972
Counterpart International / Arlington VA, USA / Est. 1965
Community of Christ / Independence MO, USA / Est. 1830

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World Problems relating to Communities

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Lack of skilled manpower in rural areas
Socio-economically inactive population
Felt community powerlessness
Lack of local services for community leadership training
Fragmented social responsibility
Prohibitive cost of necessities in rural communities
Ethnic conflict
Social isolation
Discrimination against women in public life
Inadequate transportation facilities for rural communities
Subsistence agricultural income level in rural communities
Restricted scope of local employment
Substance abuse by role models
Restricted delivery of essential services to rural communities
Personal isolation in modern communities
Limitations on capital development in rural areas
Breakdown of local community cohesion
Destruction of civilian populations and institutions
Social disaffection of the young

Action Strategies relating to Communities

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Reducing local energy costs
Purifying community water supply
Renewing local economy
Enriching community global awareness
Forging distinctive community identity
Ensuring healthy environment
Intensifying community agreement
Mobilizing domestic financial resources for poverty alleviation
Establishing spiritual community zone
Rebuilding civilian communities affected by war
Forming intentional communities
Developing rural communities
Designing community growth plan
Undertaking community renewal
Initiating common land use
Promoting community self-determination
Involving local communities in the conservation of plant genetic resources
Developing socio-physical community structures
Developing better community markets
Improving community capacity for environmental education
Supporting efforts of non-formal educators in sustainable development
Implementing comprehensive community education
Instigating community resources management
Training mountain communities in integrated environmental management
Empowering communities

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