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Description

Progress is the movement towards a refined, improved, or otherwise desired state. In the context of progressivism, it refers to the proposition that advancements in technology, science, and social organization have resulted, and by extension will continue to result, in an improved human condition; the latter may happen as a result of direct human action, as in social enterprise or through activism, or as a natural part of sociocultural evolution.

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Organizations relating to Progress

Association for Progressive Communications / Melville, South Africa / Est. 1990
Policy Network / London, UK / Est. 1997
Fondo para el Desarrollo de los Pueblos Indigenas de América Latina y el Caribe / La Paz, Bolivia / Est. 1992
Foundation 'Populorum Progressio' / Vatican City, Vatican / Est. 1992
Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1954
Global Progressive Forum / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2003
Dialogues, propositions, histoires pour une citoyenneté mondiale / Paris, France / Est. 1986
Union for Progressive Judaism / Balaclava VIC, Australia
Arias Foundation for Peace and Human Progress / San José, Costa Rica / Est. 1987
Nigeria Trust Fund / Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire / Est. 1976
Global Industrial and Social Progress Research Institute / Tokyo, Japan / Est. 1988
Constituency for Africa / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1990
European Institute for Progressive Cultural Policies / Vienna, Austria
IDP Foundation / Chicago IL, USA / Est. 2008
Democratic Progress Institute / London, UK / Est. 2011
Protocol of Progressive Arbitration / Est. 1929
Benelux Convention on a Uniform Law Concerning Progressive Penalties for Non-compliance / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1973
Ligue internationale pour l'organisation du progrès
Coopération et progrès / Est. 1972
World Federation for Peace / Est. 1985
Progressio / Brussels, Belgium
Southern African Union for Progressive Judaism / Johannesburg, South Africa
Comité Interamericano de la Alianza para el Progreso
Progredi / Brussels, Belgium
Europe en progrès / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2002
Council for International Progress - American Branch / New York NY, USA
Alliance for Progress / Est. 1961
Foro para el Progreso y Desarrollo de América del Sur / Est. 2019
International Conference on Progress in Vaccination Against Cancer
Foundation for European Progressive Studies / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2007
Online Progressive Engagement Network / Est. 2013
Proutist Universal / Frederiksberg, Denmark / Est. 1975
International Progress Organization / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1972
Fondation Charles Léopold Mayer pour le progrès de l'homme / Paris, France / Est. 1982
Inclusive Growth Forum / Geneva, Switzerland
World Union for Progressive Judaism / Jerusalem, Israel / Est. 1926
International Federation of Catholic Universities / Paris, France / Est. 1948
Progressive Alliance for Freedom, Justice and Solidarity / Berlin, Germany / Est. 2013
Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership
United Nations / New York NY, USA / Est. 1945

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World Problems relating to Progress

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Inflexible central government
Deterioration of development process

Action Strategies relating to Progress

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Abstaining from progress in establishing New International Economic Order
Protecting wetland ecosystems
Developing coherent family policy
Monitoring progress on integrating environment and development goals
Promoting indigenous development
Rethinking progress
Setting waste management goals
Reviewing progress made in achieving sustainable consumption patterns
Supporting ongoing language progress
Slowing down development
Abstaining from social progress
Progressing
Reviewing progress
Minimizing soil erosion

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