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Organizations relating to Participation

International Association for Public Participation / Louisville CO, USA / Est. 1990
European Association of Sport Employers / Arnhem, Netherlands / Est. 2003
International Association for Financial Participation / Paris, France / Est. 1987
EEA Consultative Committee / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1994
Secrétariat international francophone pour l'évaluation environnementale / Montréal QC, Canada / Est. 1996
European Institute for Public Participation / Berlin, Germany / Est. 2009
International Association for the Economics of Participation / Frederiksberg, Denmark / Est. 1978
World Civic Forum
SOFICATRA - European Group for the Development of Participative Enterprises / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1993
Red Interamericana de Alto Nivel Sobre Descentralización, Gobierno Local y Participación Ciudadana / Washington DC, USA / Est. 2001
ORBICOM - International Network of UNESCO Chairs in Communication / Montréal QC, Canada / Est. 1994
Pan European eParticipation Network / Berlin, Germany / Est. 2008
CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation / Johannesburg, South Africa / Est. 1993
Observatori Internacional de la Democràcia Participativa / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 2001
Amateo / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2008
International Platform for Citizen Participation / Plovdiv, Bulgaria / Est. 2002
Transparency, Accountability and Participation Network / New York NY, USA
Latin American Centre for Development and Participatory Communication / Tucuman, Argentina / Est. 2004
Participatory Development Forum / Ottawa ON, Canada / Est. 1996
International Association for Participatory Development / Lagos, Nigeria
Innovations in Civic Participation / Est. 2001
Society for Participatory Research in Asia / Delhi, India / Est. 1982
Confrontations for a European Participative Democracy / Paris, France / Est. 1991
CESIE / Palermo, Italy / Est. 2001
European Institute for Democratic Participation / Est. 2006
INTEREXPO / Est. 1955
African Participatory Research Network
Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1998
European Agreement Relating to Persons Participating in Proceedings of the European Court of Human Rights / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1996
Charter on the Participation of Young People in Municipal and Regional Affairs / Est. 1992
European Agreement Relating to Persons Participating in Proceedings of the European Commission and Court of Human Rights / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1969
Agreement on Research Participation and Technical Exchange in the In-pile CABRI and Annular Core Pulsed Reactor Research Programs Related to Fast Reactor Safety / Est. 1978
Convention on the Participation of Foreigners in Public Life at Local Level / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1992
Additional Protocol to the European Charter of Local Self-Government on the right to participate in the affairs of a local authority / Est. 2009
Instituto Latinoamericana para la Participación y la Autogestión, Caracas
Association pour la participation et l'action régionale / Est. 1979
Réseau africain de recherche en communication participatif pour le développement
International Participatory Research Network / Toronto ON, Canada / Est. 1976
Participatory Development Resource Centre for Africa / Harare, Zimbabwe
Institute for Participatory Research in Asia, India
Africa Network on Churches Participation in Development / Est. 1979
West and Central African Network for the Promotion of Agricultural Participative Research
Structural Adjustment Participatory Review International Network / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1997
European Community Panel of Participants in Internet Organization and Management
Société de participation cinématographique africaine / Est. 1973
Programme régional de formation et d'échanges pour le développement / Kinshasa, Congo DR / Est. 1988
Central American Alliance for the Participative Management of Human Settlements / Est. 1996
Participer et agir aujourd'hui
Centre africain pour l'auto-promotion / Douala, Cameroon
Corporation for Participative Research in Asia, India

View all profiles (86 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Participation

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Foreign exchange monopoly
Undemocratic policy-making
Excessive government intervention in the private sector
Sociological ignorance of citizen participation
Participation of transnational corporations in the apartheid system
Unrepresentativeness of trade unions
Denial of right of indigenous peoples to participate in political processes
Inhumane participation of the medical profession in torture
Discrimination against women in politics
Lack of private sector involvement in biodiversity conservation
Fragmented social responsibility
Inadequate participation in the control of joint venture
Forced participation in community activity
Underparticipation of countries in the airline industry
Denial of rights of medical patients
Intellectual methods excluding popular participation in technological development
Non-participation of youth in decision-making bodies
Inadequate international participation by countries
Participation in torture
Forced participation in politics
Social disaffection of the young
Inadequate use of referenda
Discrimination against women in public life
Inadequate social innovation
Political apathy

Action Strategies relating to Participation

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Holding meetings
Facilitating NGO participation in international affairs
Developing procedural rules for cooperation amongst NGOs
Promoting political participation of women
Funding youth participation
Fostering popular participation in development
Expanding social participation of women
Researching social action
Ensuring local participation in coastal zone management
Exchanging information on participatory planning of land resources
Ensuring participatory process for programme planning
Ensuring effective participation in international law making on sustainable development
Assessing progress on participation of women in settlements development
Ensuring participation of developing countries in collection of environmental data
Promoting paternal involvement in child rearing
Increasing developing countries' ability to participate in biotechnology production
Pooling total internal participation
Increasing participation of women in the public services
Providing access for the disabled to the physical environment
Participating in international sustainable city networks
Enhancing participation of women in higher education
Improving participation and empowerment of the poor
Encouraging commercial banks to participate in debt and debt-service reductions
Expanding public participation in formulating forest programmes

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