Category : Type of information
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51. Pro Geo – European Association for the Conservation of the Geological and Geomorphological Heritage :
Natural Environment - Geological Land
 Pro Geo – European Association for the Conservation of the Geological and Geomorphological Heritage is working to promote the protection of Europe's typical and important landscapes, as well as its many-faceted inheritance of geological phenomena, all of the greatest scientific and cultural importance as Europe was the birthplace of the science of geology.
52. International Labour Organization :
Development - Sustainability - Employment - Unemployment
 The International Labour Organization is the UN specialized agency which seeks the promotion of social justice and internationally recognized human and labour rights. It was founded in 1919 and is the only surviving major creation of the Treaty of Versailles, which brought the League of Nations into being; it became the first specialized agency of the UN in 1946.
53. The World Commission on Dams :
Development - Sustainability - Dams (Development)
 The World Commission on Dams, comprising an international team of experts, is a focused, independent think tank set up and financed by aid agencies, industry, governments, and NGOs to look at the good, the bad and the ugly impacts of dams around the world. Established in 1998, the Commission's mandate is to research, peer review and write the most independent, authoritative and comprehensive cross-examination of dams and water and energy resource development ever undertaken
54. OECD Environment Directorate :
Development - Sustainability - Financial instruments/tools
 The OECD Environment Directorate provides governments with the analytical basis to develop policies that are effective and economically efficient, including through country performance reviews, data collection, policy analysis, projections and modelling, and the development of common approaches.
55. Who Center for Urban Health - Healthy Cities Project :
Anthropogenic Environment - Healthy cities
 The WHO Healthy Cities project is a long-term international development project that aims to place health high on the agenda of decision-makers in the cities of Europe and to promote comprehensive local strategies for health and sustainable development based on the principles and objectives of the strategy for health for all for the twenty-first century and local Agenda 21. Ultimately, the Healthy Cities project seeks to enhance the physical, mental, social and environmental wellbeing of the people who live and work in cities.
56. United Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat) :
Anthropogenic Environment - Human Settlements
 UNCHS (Habitat) was established in October 1978 as the lead agency within the United Nations system for coordinating activities in the field of human settlements. The mission of UNCHS (Habitat) is to promote socially and environmentally sustainable human settlements development and the achievement of adequate shelter for all.
57. UNIFEM United Nations Development Fund for Women :
Political Ecology - Movements - Women - Ecofeminism
 The United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) promotes women's empowerment and gender equality. It works to ensure the participation of women in all levels of development planning and practice, and acts as a catalyst within the UN system, supporting efforts that link the needs and concerns of women to all critical issues on the national, regional and global agenda. UNIFEM focuses its work at the country level within the context of the United Nations Resident Coordinator System. Playing a strong advocacy role, the Fund concentrates on fostering a multilateral policy dialogue on women's empowerment.
58. Industrial Ecology and Eco-Industrial Parks - Ecosystems As Models for Industrial Sustainability :
Development - Sustainability - Industrial areas
 This is the web site of the Center of Excellence of for Sustainable Development regarding Industrial Ecology and Eco-Industrial Parks—Ecosystems as innovative new theories, which are emerging to guide firms towards sustainable production.
59. Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons :
Pollution - Wastes - Chemical - Biological weapons
 This site is provided and maintained by the Secretariat of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, a Secretariat set up to undertake the implementation on the international level of the provisions of the CWC. The Site is primarily intended for the National Authorities, which will be responsible for the national implementation of the CWC
60. International Union of Railways :
Transports - Railway
 UIC is the worldwide organisation for railway cooperation. It is active in all the fields involved in developing rail transport.
61. European Society of Human Genetics :
Science - Knowledge - Rationalism - Genetics
 ESHG is an international professional society founded in 1967 which - promotes research in basic and applied human and medical genetics - facilitates contact between all persons who share these aims
62. Association for Environmental Health and Sciences (AEHS) :
Pollution - Wastes - Soil pollution
 The Association for Environmental Health and Sciences (AEHS) was created to facilitate communication and foster cooperation among professionals concerned with the challenge of soil protection and cleanup.
Quality of Life - Wine production
 The INTERNATIONAL WINE ACADEMY Inc . was originally conceived as the Wine Information Bureau, Perth, Western Australia, 1974. The name was changed to Wine Australia and eventually to I.W.A. in the late seventies
64. Hellenic Ministry of Agriculture :
Development - Sustainability - Agriculture
 The electronic page of ministry for Agriculture presents the structure of the ministry, the institutions which are under the ministry's supervision and provides even more information about the ministry's services for the users of the page.
65. National Center for Marine Research :
Biosphere - Research Institutes (Biosphere)
 Greece's National Centre for Marine Research (N.C.M.R.) is a governmental research institution belonging to the General Secretariat of Research and Technology. It was founded to promote basic research in all fields of the aquatic environment and provides comprehensive and technical support to the public on all aspects of the marine and freshwater environments.
66. United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW) :
Political Ecology - Movements - Women - Ecofeminism
 The United Nations International Research and Training Institute for the Advancement of Women (INSTRAW) is the only institution in the United Nations system solely devoted to research and training for the advancement of women. Recently, INSTRAW restructured to become the only dedicated UN institution to deliver its mandate through new information and communication technologies (ICT).
67. Greek Society for Archaeometry :
Science - Knowledge - Rationalism - Archaeology
 The Greek Society for Archaeometry is a non profit Association founded on 1982. Its purpose is to promote the application of Science and Technology to the fields of Archaeology , History of Art and generally in all issues involving the cultural heritage. GSA members form the overwhelming majority of scholars engaged in such activities, in Universities, Archaeological Service and Research Centres as well as in the private sector. Since its founding in 1982, GSA activities include the organisation of three Conferences on Archaeometry in Greece (Athens 1990, Thessaloniki 1993, Athens 1996) as well as numerous seminars, public lectures and a detailed survey on Greek Archaeometry activities.
68. Global Aquaculture Alliance :
Development - Sustainability - Aquiculture
 The Global Aquaculture Alliance is an international, nonprofit trade association dedicated to advancing environmentally responsible aquaculture. GAA recognizes that aquaculture -- the culture and farming of fish, shellfish and other aquatic organisms -- is the only sustainable means of increasing seafood supply to meet growing food needs.
69. Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research :
Development - Sustainability - Primary production
 Landcare Research is an independent Crown Research Institute that focuses on management of land resources for conservation and for primary production
Development - Sustainability - Agriculture
 The National Agricultural Research Foundation (N.AG.RE.F.) is the national body responsible for agricultural research and technology in Greece, functioning as a Legal Private Entity sponsored by the Ministry of Agriculture. It was established in 1989 under the Decree 1845/1989 entitled ?Development and Exploitation of Agricultural Research and Technology

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