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  • Charles Léopold Mayer Foundation for Human Progress (FPH)

    web : http://www.fph.ch

    The Charles Léopold Mayer Foundation for Human Progress is an independent foundation under Swiss law. Its statutory purpose is very broad: to finance, through donations or loans, research and initiatives that contribute in a significant and innovative way to the progress of humankind through science and social development. The foundation hopes to contribute to the major changes that humankind must make in the course of the 21st century.

    It is one of the founding members of the Alliance, and the Alliance’s main partner in terms of both methodology and financing.

  • Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs

    web : http://www.diplomatie.gouv.fr/

    Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs: France in international relations

    The Ministry has been the Alliance’s financial partner since 2007.

  • King Baudouin Foundation

    web : http://www.kbs-frb.be

    The King Baudouin Foundation is an independent and pluralistic foundation created in the public interest. Its goal is to help improve the population’s living conditions. The King Baudouin Foundation supports projects and citizens committed to making the world a better place: “We want to pursue sustainable ways to bring about justice, democracy and respect for diversity”.

    The foundation provides financial support for processes now in progress in the DRC to improve governance of mineral resources.

  • Institute for Research and debate on Governance

    web : http://www.institut-gouvernance.org

    The Institute for research and debate on governance is a Paris-based think tank with an office in Bogota.
    Its mission is to lead and enrich debate on governance by providing expertise, setting up training modules, organising seminars and gathering and disseminating documentation (website and publications) to help design government policies and development programmes, and also to identify new fields of study.

  • Mediterranean Citizens’ Assembly

    web : http://acimedit.net/en/home/

    Since 2008, a group of Mediterranean citizens have committed to work towards the emergence of a Mediterranean community of peoples. In order to do so, they launched the development of a Mediterranean Citizens’ Assembly.

  • Multi-actor Malian forum on governance

    web : http://www.forum-gouvernance-mali.org

    “A baobab beneath which we can exchange ideas, learn and build”

    The Multi-actor Forum is a Malian process that grew out of the international colloquium entitled ‘Between tradition and modernity: which governance for Africa?’ organised in Bamako in 2007 by the ARGA (Alliance for rebuilding governance in Africa), IRG (Institute for research and debate on governance) and the CEPIA (Centre for political and institutional expertise in Africa). It is an open and informal space for dialogue where the viewpoints and imaginations of Malian and foreign actors can come together to examine the current governance situation in Mali and identify the means of action and reflection likely to lead to a re-construction of governance anchored in the country itself. The Forum has already held two debates, one on access to basic public services (December 2008) and another on access to justice (July 2009). It will meet in November 2009 to address the issue of the electoral process in Mali.

  • Irenees

    web : http://www.irenees.org

    Irenees, an Institute of resources for peace, brings together peacemakers—individuals and organisations—working at the heart of current conflicts to implement shared initiatives and bring about in-depth change in the way we think about and build peace.

    Irenees.net is a resource website for peace at the service of peacemakers throughout the world. It provides them with tools for rethinking peace and suggesting new modes of action.

  • Ecole de la paix (the ‘Peace school’)

    web : http://www.ecoledelapaix.org

    Although peace is constructed in many ways, education is a fundamental instrument in bringing about the necessary changes. The Ecole de la paix, a group with no ties to any political or religious group, attempts to inform and educate citizens in view of peacemaking, and to encourage individuals, groups and States to establish and nurture, at their own initiative, more pacific relationships.
    The Ecole de la paix is simultaneously a centre:

    • For mediation and solidarity—a meeting place for international and local initiatives to build peace.
    • For pedagogical assistance and aids: the Ecole organises workshops in schools and provides pedagogical tools and information teachers can use to encourage respect for others.
    • For research: analysis of conflicts, reconversion of arms industries, conditions of minorities, compensation for trauma, culture of peace, etc.
    • For disseminating documentation and information.
  • Africa Governance Institute

    web : http://www.iag-agi.org

    The AGI is a centre for advanced political dialogue, studies and training in governance in Africa. It also provides on-line documentation on governance in Africa.
    The Institute’s contribution to the struggle for democratic governance involves developing avant-garde research and innovative training methods, all in view of finding solutions to the pressing issues of governance in Africa.

  • SDC - Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

    web : http://www.ddc.admin.ch/

    Federal department of foreign affairs

    The SDC provided the Alliance with financial support from September 2003 to March 2007. This key support helped the Alliance get off the ground.

  • Coredem

    web : http://www.coredem.info

    Coredem, a confederation of resource sites for world democracy that unites partners around a charter, search engine and wiki. ARGA is a member of Coredem.

    Any search of our site can be extended to all Coredem member sites.