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The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) is a Crown corporation created by the Parliament of Canada in 1970 to help developing countries use science and technology to find practical, long-term solutions to the social, economic, and environmental problems they face. Their support is directed toward creating a local research community whose work will build healthier, more equitable, and more prosperous societies.


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The Association for Women's Rights in Development (AWID) is an international, feminist, membership organization committed to achieving gender equality, sustainable development and women's human rights. A dynamic network of women and men around the world, AWID members are researchers, academics, students, educators, activists, business people, policy-makers, development practitioners, funders, and more.
AWID's mission is to strengthen the voice, impact and influence of women's rights advocates, organizations and movements internationally to effectively advance the rights of women.


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The IDS vision is a world in which poverty does not exist, social justice prevails and sustainable growth promotes human wellbeing.


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The AWO is an intergovernmental organization established under the umbrella of the League of Arab States and headquartered in Egypt. It emerged from the Cairo Declaration issued by the First Arab Women Summit which convened in Cairo in November 2000 in response to a call by H.E. Mrs. Suzanne Mubarak, Egypt's First Lady and which was co-organized by the National Council for Women in Egypt, Hariri Foundation in Lebanon and the League of Arab States. The agreement came into effect in March 2003.
The AWO aims at:
Empowering Arab women and building their capacities to promote progress of Arab societies.
Raising awareness of the necessity of engaging women as equal partners in societal development.
Coordinating Arab efforts in order to foster women empowerment and elevate awareness of their vital role in society.


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Association profile available in 2 languages ( English and Arabic). In brief : "The Lebanese Women's Council (formerly The Lebanese Arab Women's Union), is a non-governmental organization composed of 160 women's and mixed associations from all regions of Lebanon. These associations are licensed by the Lebanese government and are active in the health care sector, rehabilitation sector, educational sector, environmental sector and family organization sector."


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Project summary of one page available in english. In brief : "This project aims to assist the Palestinian refugee community in Lebanon with family support services."


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WEDO works on a range of cross-cutting issues—from climate change and natural resource management, to global governance and finance and UN reform—toward three interlinked goals:Research and raising awareness, fostering and facilitating networks and campaigns, and building capacity and training—with women and women's organizations, gender advocates, government and UN actors, and many others—comprise strategies to meet WEDO's goals. While WEDO works at the international level primarily, it supports regional and national stakeholders, networks and governments to turn policy commitments on gender equality into action—striving to improve the lives of women and men around the world.



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