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Le portail rinoceros d’informations sur les initiatives citoyennes pour la construction d’un autre monde a été intégré au nouveau site Ritimo pour une recherche simplifiée et élargie.

Ce site ( constitue une archive des articles publiés avant 2008 qui n'ont pas été transférés.

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Conflict Prevention and Post-Conflict Reconstruction Network (CPR)

The objective of the CPR Network website is to facilitate knowledge-sharing on conflict prevention and post-conflict reconstruction issues among CPR members, and to serve as the Network’s institutional memory. The website has a list of publications which are available online and a list of related links, however other content is restricted to CPR members.

Email: AT

Ethical Trading Action Group (ETAG) (...)

The Ethical Trading Action Group (ETAG) is a Canadian coalition of faith, labour, teacher and non-governmental organizations advocating for government policies, voluntary codes of conduct and ethical purchasing policies that promote humane labour practices based on accepted international labour standards. ETAG promotes greater public access to information on where and under what conditions clothes, shoes and other consumer products are made, and greater transparency in monitoring and verification of company compliance with international labour standards and local laws.


International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX)

IFEX is a network of organisations and individuals which fight for the freedom of expression and was formed in 1992. The Clearing House helps coordinate the work of IFEX members, reducing overlap among their activities and making them more effective in their shared objectives. Their work includes Action Alert Network which reports on freedom of expression abuses and then circulates this information.

Address: 489 College Street, Ste. 403, Toronto, Ontario M6G 1A5 - CANADA
Phone: +1 416 515 9622
Fax: +1 416 515 7879
Email: ifex AT

International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

Founded in 1990, IISD is in the business of promoting change towards sustainable development. Through our research and through effective communication of our findings, it engages decision-makers in government, business, NGOs and other sectors to develop and implement policies that are simultaneously beneficial to the global economy, the global environment and to social well-being. It contributes to sustainable development by advancing policy recommendations on international trade and investment, economic policy, climate change, measurement and assessment, and natural resources management. By using Internet communications, it also reports on international negotiations and broker knowledge gained through collaborative projects with global partners, resulting in more rigorous research, capacity building in developing countries and better dialogue between North and South.

Address : 161 Portage Avenue East, 6th Floor, Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA R3B 0Y4 (other offices in Ottawa, New York and Geneva)
Phone: (204) 958-7700
Fax: (204) 958-7710
Email: info AT

Maquila Solidarity Network (MSN)

MSN is a Canadian-based labour rights and solidarity organization committed to decent work and wages for garment workers worldwide. MSN’s program combines research, policy advocacy, corporate campaigning and engagement, coalition building, international networking and solidarity. MSN acts as the Canadian contact point for corporate campaigns and CSR engagement, monitoring the labour practices of Canadian, US and European retailers, brand merchandisers and apparel manufacturers, engaging with companies whenever possible and mobilizing public pressure for improved policies and practices when necessary. The Maquila Solidarity Network (MSN) acts as the secretariat for ETAG (Ethical Trading Action Group).

Address : 606 Shaw Street, Toronto, ON M6G 3L6 - CANADA
Phone: 416-532-8584
Fax: 416-532-7688
Email: info AT

Partnership Africa Canada

Partnership Africa Canada (PAC) works in partnership with organizations in Africa, Canada and internationally to build sustainable human development in Africa. Partnership Africa Canada works to :

  • strengthen African and Canadian efforts in research and policy dialogue relating to sustainable human development in Africa
  • facilitate, among African, Canadian and international decision-makers, the adoption and implementation of policies that foster sustainable human development in Africa
  • promote greater understanding of and commitment to sustainable human development in Africa

Partnership Africa Canada was created in 1986 with the support of the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) and Canadian and African non-governmental organizations (NGOs). PAC funded hundreds of innovative projects that supported sustainable development in sub-Saharan Africa. In 1996, PAC changed its mandate to focus on policy work.

Address : Partenariat Afrique Canada
323, rue Chapel, Ottawa (Ontario)
K1N 7Z2 Canada
Phone : (+1) 613-237-6768
Fax : (+1) 613-237-6530
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