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1. To act as a leading organisation and a global voice for the rights of those who face discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or sex characteristics (SOGIESC). 2. To work towards achieving equality, freedom and justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people through advocacy, collaborative actions, and by educating and informing relevant international and regional institutions as well as governments, media and civil society. 3. To empower our members and other human rights organisations in promoting and protecting human rights, irrespective of people's sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression and/or sex characteristics and to facilitate cooperation and solidarity among ILGA regions and members. 4. To promote the diversity and strengths of persons of diverse SOGIESC around the world.
CARITAS AUSTRIA is an internationally operating non-profit organisation (donations are tax-deductible Reg. Nr. SO1126; equivalent 501(c)(3) US organization) under the mission of the Austrian Catholic church and pursues solely and directly charitable and benevolent objectives. CARITAS AUSTRIA relief work addresses the needy in their entirety, taking also into consideration their physical, psychological and spiritual-religious backgrounds. CARITAS AUSTRIA commits itself to providing assistance to people in need which is done without regard to creed, ethnicity or ideology of those seeking help. In its operations CARITAS AUSTRIA is guided by respect for the dignity and self-determination of the people it serves. There are more than 1,000 places throughout Austria where CARITAS AUSTRIA helps people in need. In the areas of caregiving, supporting people with disabilities, hospices, in the social counseling centers, on assignment for families in need or for older people who cannot afford heating. CARITAS AUSTRIA - this comprises its fulltime staff, but above all, also the roughly 50.000 volunteers and each and every one of you who supports our work. CARITAS AUSTRIA's main activities are aiming at social support and advocacy for those in need. These activities are taking place in Austria and abroad, whereas the main focus is lying on national work in Austria. Inside and outside of Austria, CARITAS AUSTRIA always aims at addressing the basic needs of the vulnerable taking also into consideration their social and cultural background.
The mission of The Wild Animal Sanctuary (TWAS) is to rescue and provide life-long homes for captive great cats, bears, wolves and other large carnivores, which have been abused, abandoned, exploited and illegally kept and to educate the public about causes and solutions to the dramatic plight of thousands of captive wildlife in the United States.
Equality Now creates linkages between the voices and experiences of women and girls and the governmental, community and private institutions that govern their lives; mobilizes national and international public pressure on behalf of their stated needs; and brings together individuals and organizations sharing this common vision of human equality.
The International Youth Foundation® (IYF®) stands by, for, and with young people. Founded in 1990 through a generous grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, IYF is a global nonprofit with programs directly benefiting 7.7 million young people and operations spanning 100 countries so far. Together with local community-based organizations and a network of corporate, foundation, and multilateral partners, we connect young people with opportunities to transform their lives. We believe that educated, employed, engaged young people possess the power to solve the world’s toughest problems, and we focus our youth development efforts on three linked objectives: unlocking agency, driving economic opportunity, and making systems more inclusive. Our vision is to see young people inspired and equipped to realize the future they want. The International Youth Foundation: Transforming Lives, Together.
Our mission is to create practical solutions at the intersection of vulnerability, migration, and health.
Women Deliver is a leading global advocate that champions gender equality and the health and rights of girls and women. Our advocacy drives investment—political and financial— in the lives of girls and women. We harness evidence and unite diverse voices to spark commitment to gender equality. And we get results. Anchored in sexual and reproductive health, we advocate for the rights of girls and women across every aspect of their lives.
ISPCAN’S MISSION IS TO STRENGTHEN THE WORK OF INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS TO: • PREVENT ABUSE, NEGLECT AND OTHER FORMS OF VIOLENCE AGAINST CHILDREN • PROMOTE THE WELLBEING OF CHILDREN
Empowerment Works (EW) is global sustainability think-tank in action empowering citizens, businesses, and organizations to co-create a healthier, culturally rich, and environmentally secure future.
Medicos del Mundo (MdM) is an independent international association that promotes solidarity and pursues the fulfilment of the fundamental right to health and the enjoyment of a dignified life for any person. Goals are: Help victims of human crises: wars or natural disasters and those living in the less developed areas of the planet. Attend people who live in our country and are in a vulnerable situation MdM has a firm commitment to the values of humanitarian medicine, as access to health is a right of all people, regardless of their place of birth, race, social or sexual estatus or religion.
* To obtain food for free and distribute it, also for free, to charitable legally recognised entities who give assistance to the most deprived people in the Region of Madrid. We do not deliver food directly to final beneficiaries.\n\n* To fight against food waste, recovering and making the most of food surplus, suitable for human consumption, in origin, during production and in the final steps of commercialisation, promoting the circular economy and helping sustainability. We avoid the destruction of this food and its corresponding CO2 emissions.\n\n* To look after the specific needs of the charitable entities, accompanying them and advising them to obtain an optimal food supply, establishing controls over the final destination of the food according to the families' profile and the real need for help of final beneficiaries, ensuring a fair and equitable distribution.\n\n* To raise awareness, especially among children, adolescents and young people about social vulnerability, food shortages and the relevance of their contribution to helping people in need and avoiding waste in households.\n\n* To work in line with the new challenges of the 2030 agenda for Sustainable Development adopted by the UNO General Assembly, mainly focused in 5 out of the 17 sustainable development goals (ODS)