Organisations

Centre for International Co-operation & Appropriate Technology (CICAT)|Delft University of Technology

Netherlands

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PO Box 5048
Delft

Responsible for the promotion and coordination of the Delft University of Technology's efforts in the field of development cooperation. CICAT's main activities are associated with inter-institutional linkages in which different academic partners in the Netherlands cooperate with one or more research institutes abroad. CICAT can provide technical assistance with engineering activities, especially water management, sanitation and construction engineering. The focus of the Documentation Centre collection is on the technological aspects of development cooperation. The resource centre is open to the public

International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC)

Netherlands

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Visiting address
Bezuidenhoutseweg 2
2594 AV The Hague
The Netherlands

Postal address
P.O. Box 82327
2508 EH The Hague
The Netherlands

IRC facilitates the creation, sharing and use of knowledge so that water and sanitation sector staff and organisations can better support poor men, women and children in developing countries to obtain water and sanitation services they will use and sustain. This is achieved by offering publications, training courses, advisory and education services, research and advocacy activities. IRC's library contains over 16,000 items, much of it is grey literature. The resources can be searched using the on-line database, which can be searched by subject, author, title, publisher, date and type of publication. It provides links to 1100 documents and Web pages on the Internet. Publications can be ordered online and some can be downloaded from the website.

Humanist Institute for Development Cooperation (HIVOS)

Netherlands

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Raamweg 16
2596 HL Den Haag

Hivos is an organisation working to further emancipation and democracy and to combat poverty in developing countries. It provides financial support to over 800 local private organisations in more than 30 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and South-eastern Europe. The acitivities of these organisations centre around the 5 Hivos policy themes: economy and credit facilities, culture and the arts, women and development, sustainable development, and human rights and AIDS. Hivos works to fight poverty, to make society a more equitable place to live, and lobbies to influence policy in favour of these objectives. In a European context, Hivos works closely with like-minded development organisations in Alliance2015, a network of organisations that aim to fight poverty and provide healthcare and education for all by 2015. Within the Netherlands, Hivos joins forces with civil society organisations that have expertise in one or more of its own major policy domains. HIVOS is also a member of the South North Federation, a broad coalition of Dutch NGOs, working on development, environment, human rights, fair trade, health and investment.

European Information Centre 'Aids and Youth'|Netherlands Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (NIGZ)

Netherlands

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PO Box 500
3440 AM Woerden

The EIC is committed to supporting HIV/AIDS prevention for youth in the European countries. The EIC highlights and responds to the specific needs of intermediaries working in the field of HIV/AIDS prevention and sexual health for young people. The EIC supports the improvement of collaboration between professionals, organisations and networlds in the field of HIV/AIDS prevention and sexual health for young people through facilitating exchange of information, experience, skills and expertise. The EIC resource centre is open to the public

European Project on AIDS and Mobility|Netherlands Institute for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (NIGZ)

Netherlands

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PO Box 500
3440 AM Woerden

The Project has built up a network of organisations and individuals involved in AIDS prevention efforts aimed at mobile populations such as travellers, ethnic minorities and migrant communities. The Project's documentation centre is an important source of information for professionals in this field. The NIGZ resource centre is open to the public

Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen (KIT)|Royal Tropical Institute

Netherlands

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PO Box 1092 HA Amsterdam

The Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) is an independent centre of knowledge and expertise in the areas of international and intercultural cooperation. The aims of KIT are to contribute to sustainable development, poverty alleviation, and cultural preservation and exchange. Within the Netherlands, it seeks to promote interest in and support for these issues. KIT's goals are to maximise access to good quality health care in low and middle income countries; promote awareness through theatre, print publications, information dissemination and workshops; and to provide training in the Netherlands and abroad. KIT’s wide range of health-related activities are carried out by staff in the departments of Development Policy and Practice, Biomedical Research, Information and Library Services, KIT Publishers, Tropenmuseum and Tropentheater.
KIT is a core member of Share-Net, the Netherlands Network on Sexual & Reproductive Health and AIDS. Share-Net seeks to contribute to improving the international sexual and reproductive health and rights situation as well as the HIV/AIDS situation, guided by principles of human rights, equity and equality and empowerment. For further information see http://www.share-net.nl/