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1 Frontiers in Digital Humanities Click Here
Frontiers in Digital Humanities publishes rigorously peer-reviewed research from Digital History to Big Data, providing a community platform for the Humanities in the digital age. Field Chief Editor, Frederic Kaplan, at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, is supported by an outstanding Editorial Board of international experts. This multidisciplinary open-access journal is at the forefront of disseminating and communicating knowledge and impactful discoveries to researchers, academics and the public worldwide.
2 Cultural Politics Click Here is a site designed to offer resources for the analysis of the role of culture in shaping our political, economic, and social lives. Cultural politics understands culture -- popular culture/mass media, folk culture and the arts -- not as something added to other more substantive domains but as an arena where social, economic, and political values and meanings are created and contested. The 5 subsites introduced below look at cultural politics in different arenas and from different angles, but all focus especially on the role culture plays in maintaining, deepening or lessening social inequalities.
3 Gandhi's Heritage Portal Click Here
4 Official Truth and Reconciliation Commission Click Here
The South African Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) was set up by the Government of National Unity to help deal with what happened under apartheid. The conflict during this period resulted in violence and human rights abuses from all sides. No section of society escaped these abuses.
5 The International Humanist and Ethical Union Click Here
IHEU is the global representative body of the humanist movement, uniting a diversity of non-religious organisations and individuals.
6 India Environment Portal Knowledge Click Here
7 Interfaith Centre for Sustainable Development Click Here
ICSD provides thought-leadership to faith-based communities and beyond through our writing, speaking, teaching and advocacy. Our collection of reports, articles, course and syllabus collections, blog, and other resources provide a unique access point for leaders and followers of faith-based communities alike to explore the connections between their tradition and contemporary environmental issues.
8 Charter for Compassion Click Here
We urgently need to make compassion a clear, luminous and dynamic force in our polarized world. Rooted in a principled determination to transcend selfishness, compassion can break down political, dogmatic, ideological and religious boundaries. Born of our deep interdependence, compassion is essential to human relationships and to a fulfilled humanity. It is the path to enlightenment, and indispensable to the creation of a just economy and a peaceful global community.
9 King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue Click Here
KAICIID is an intergovernmental organization whose mandate is to promote the use of dialogue globally to prevent and resolve conflict to enhance understanding and cooperation. Over a seven-year-long negotiation and development process, KAICIID’s mandate and structure were designed to foster dialogue among people of different faiths and cultures that bridges animosities, reduces fear and instills mutual respect.
10 The World Kindness Movement Click Here
WKM is an international movement with no political or religious affiliations. The formation of the organisation crystallised at a conference in Tokyo on 13th November 1997 when Japan brought together like-minded kindness organisations from around the world for the first time. WKM is now recognised as the peak global body for Kindness and whilst not a governing body it is a platform for collaboration and sharing. The mission of the WKM is to inspire individuals towards greater kindness by connecting nations to create a kinder world. Members of the movement include over 28 nations with representatives from Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, India, Italy, Japan, Liberia, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Romania, Scotland, South Africa, South Korea,Switzerland,Thailand, United Arab Emerites, Ukraine, United Kingdom and with six member organisations in the USA.
11 Inter-Press Service Click Here
News and Views from the Global South
12 The Elders Clcik Here
The Elders are an independent group of global leaders working together for peace and human rights. The Elders represent an independent voice, not bound by the interests of any nation, government or institution.We are committed to promoting the shared interests of humanity, and the universal human rights we all share.
13 Global Policy Forum Click Here
Global Policy Forum is an independent policy watchdog that monitors the work of the United Nations and scrutinizes global policymaking. We promote accountability and citizen participation in decisions on peace and security, social justice and international law. GPF gathers information and circulates it through a comprehensive website, as well as through reports and newsletters. We play an active role in NGO networks and other advocacy arenas. We organize meetings and conferences and we publish original research and policy papers. GPF analyzes deep and persistent structures of power and dissects rapidly-emerging issues and crises. GPF's work challenges mainstream thinking and questions conventional wisdom. We seek egalitarian, cooperative, peaceful and sustainable solutions to the world's great problems.
14 United Religions Initiative Click Here
We unite to bridge differences between people of all beliefs, to create community, and to solve local and global challenges