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Amnesty International Australia

Amnesty International Australia
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Caritas Internationalis - Towards a civilization of love Australia Oxfam Australia - For a just world without poverty Support WikiLeaks is under attack by the big financial services companies , but there are still ways you can beat them. As a result of exposing U.S. embassies from around the world, five major US financial institutions, VISA, MasterCard, PayPal, Western Union and the Bank of America, have tried to economically strangle WikiLeaks The attack has blocked over 95% of our donations, costing tens of millions of dollars in lost revenue. The attack is entirely political. In fact, in the only formal review to occur, the US Treasury found that there were no lawful grounds to add WikiLeaks to financial blockade . Your donations are vital to pay for our fight against this and other kinds of censorship, for Wikileaks' projects, staff, servers and protective infrastructure. We are entirely supported by the general public. To confirm the correctness for larger donations or to report any difficulties please call +44 7554 181 066. The list of available payment options has been updated for your country Flattr Brasil

Médecins Sans Frontières Core documents outlining MSF's principles are the Charter,[5] the Chantilly Principles, and the later La Mancha Agreement.[6] Governance is addressed in Section 2 of the Rules portion of this final document. MSF has an associative structure, where operational decisions are made, largely independently, by the five operational centres (Amsterdam, Barcelona-Athens, Brussels, Geneva and Paris). Common policies on core issues are coordinated by the International Council, in which each of the 24 sections (national offices) is represented. The International Council meets in Geneva, Switzerland, where the International Office, which coordinates international activities common to the operational centres, is also based. The organization actively provides health care and medical training to populations in about 70 countries and frequently insists on political responsibility in conflict zones such as Chechnya and Kosovo. Creation[edit] Biafra[edit] 1971 establishment[edit] New leadership[edit]

ANTaR United Nations University Johann Hari: This case must not obscure what WikiLeaks has told us - Johann Hari, Commentators Each of the wikileaks revelations has been carefully weighed to ensure there is a public interest in disclosing it. Of the more than 250,000 documents they hold, they have released fewer than 1000 – and each of those has had the names of informants, or any information that could place anyone at risk, removed. The information they have released covers areas where our governments are defying the will of their own citizens, and hiding the proof from them. Here’s some examples. The US and British governments told us they invaded Iraq, in part, because they were appalled that the Iraqi government tortured its own citizens. The cables reveal how this grief and murderous rage is being spread across the Muslim world, while we lie about it. Wikileaks has exposed a terrifying casualness in our governments about ramping up the risk against us. For Britain’s politicians, the documents offer a long-needed slap in the face. Most people in the US and Britain oppose these policies.

Australia's aid program The Australian Government’s development policy Australian aid: promoting prosperity, reducing poverty, enhancing stability and performance framework Making Performance Count: enhancing the accountability and effectiveness of Australian aid outline key aspects of our aid program. Documents Australia's development policy and performance framework are available in PDF and Word formats. The need for change The world has changed—and our aid program is changing too. Where we work The Australian aid program now focuses more clearly on our Indo-Pacific region. What we do: re-shaping the aid program The purpose of the aid program is to promote Australia’s national interests by contributing to sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction. A strategic framework will guide the re-shaping of Australia’s aid program over coming years. Figure 1: The strategic framework for the aid program: promoting prosperity, reducing poverty, enhancing stability More details on the priority areas: How we deliver aid