Swiss Coalition of Development Organisations. Umbrella of five major Swiss development NGOs. Provides a lot of background information and position papers.
The Berne Declaration is a Swiss non-governmental organisation. Through research, public education and advocacy work, it promotes more equitable, sustainable and democratic North-South relations. The Berne Declaration coordinates "The Public Eye on Davos".
Center for Information, Counseling and Training Professions Relating to International Cooperation. An excellent information source for people looking for a job in international cooperation, cinfo informs about vacancies but does not undertake placement or recruit personnel itself.
The directory of development organisations, listing 47.500 development organisations, has been prepared to facilitate international cooperation and knowledge sharing in development work, both among civil society organisations, research institutions, governments and the private sector. It covers all continents.
Interportal is the homepage for international cooperation and development policy programmes of a large number of Swiss-based organisations.
Network of the Swiss Development Documentation Centres. The 20 information centres constituting the NEDS can assist with research. The NEDS members list gives details on their information services.
This is the homepage of more than 100 international non-governmental organisations active in development policy, development cooperation and human rights.
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. This agency of the Swiss Foreign Ministry is responsible for 80%of Swiss official development assistance.
State Secretariat for Economic Affairs. Some 15% of Swiss official development assistance is channeled through seco, which is part of the Federal Department for Economic Affairs. Its Development and Transition service concentrates on economic cooperation with developing and transition countries.
The Third World Network is an independent non-profit, international network of organisations and individuals involved in development, ´Third World´ and North-South issues. A very rich homepage.
This site includes a guide to surfing the information-rich jungle of UNorganisations.
A wealth of information is presented here on the continuing crisis of poverty – how it is defined and measured, trends over time, and goals to reduce it for the 21st Century.