Organisations

Arab Council for Childhood and Development (ACCD)

Egypt

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PO Box 15 Orman
5 Bahaa El- Din Karakosh
Zamalek
Cairo

ACCD works towards supporting and coordinating governmental and non-governmental efforts and encouraging ideas, studies and projects planned for Arab chilcare and development, and towards integrating them into the plans and projects for national development. The resource centre is open to the public

Institute of Cultural Affairs- Middle East and North Africa (ICA-MENA)

Egypt

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P O Box 23
Maadi
Cairo

ICA's mission as a development organisation is to improve the quality of life of community groups through the mobilisation of their potential in order to build a dynamic society that is aware of its assets and opportunities and capable of interacting with and affecting change. Their resource centre is open to the public

Health for All Bureau

Iraq

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PO Box 18110
Jamilah
Baghdad

The organisation promotes health education, primary health care, the prevention of visual impairment and the control of diabetes. It also produces and provides literature and books for research support and participates in health surveys. Their library is open to the public

Benevolence Society for the Deaf (BSD)

Palestine

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PO Box 1027
West Bank

The society offers training courses to the deaf according to their individual abilities. It raises the awareness of the public to this group in order to treat them as ordinary people. The society offers sign language courses to the newly deaf and to their carers

GOAL UK

UK

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7 Hanson Street
London
W1W 6TE

GOAL is an international relief and developent agency dedicated to alleviating the suffering of the poorest of the poor in the developing world. GOAL believes that every human being has the right to the fundamentals of life ie fod, water, shelter, literacy and medical attention

European Network Field Office for Central Asia|International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF)

Kazakhstan

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PO Box 26
Almaty 480008

Its objectives are to establish and support family planning associations in Central Asia; to ensure the right of all men, women and youth to free and informed choice about their sexual and reproductive health; and to work with local NGOS, government organisations and international agencies to promote the family planning movement and sexual-moral education. The resource centre is only open to IPPF partner organisations

Information and Research Centre at the King Hussein Foundation (IRC)

Jordan

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PO BOX 941096
11194 Amman

IRCs mission is to inform the positive development of policies and programmes affecting the human development of Jordanians through their different life-cycles as children, teenagers, youth, adults and elderly. Their main objectives are to become a focal point for the data and information needed to form a comprehensive profile on human development in Jordan and to achieve accreditation for producing high quality policy research. It is affiliated with Chapin Hall Centre for Child Research at the University of Chicago, USA. The resource centre is open to the public

Islamic African Relief Agency (IARA)

Sudan

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PO Box 3372
Khartoum

Aims to initiate and open communications among all mankind regardless of religious culture, language, race or colour; put into place the principles of charity and providing basic services to the vulnerable and needy; promote and protect human rights; and promote and support water and sanitation programmes

United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Pakistan

Pakistan

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1063 6-7 Floors
saudi Paktowers
Blue Area
Islamabad

UNICEF is mandated by the UN General Assembly to advocate for the protection of children's rights to help meet their basic needs and to expand their opportunities to reach their full potential under the guidance of the Convention of the Rights of the Child. cooperates with NGOs to achieve goals in the reduction of IMR, MMR, malnutrition, and in the increase of safe water provision, primary school enrolment, salt iodizaiton and immunisation. Its resource centre is not open to the public

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