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Stowarzyszenie Karpaty.art karpatyart.w.interia.pl
The Karpaty.art organization was established in 2003 in order to promote the shared cultural history of Europe and the cultural diversity of the Carpathian Euroregion. It supports nongovernmental organizations that act on behalf of culture, artists and nonprofessional groups from the Subcarpathian region.
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Abraham Fund Initiatives (TAFI) www.abrahamfund.org
The Abraham Fund Initiatives is a nongovernmental organization working toward peaceful coexistence, equality and cooperation between Jewish and Arab citizens of Israel. It conducts and finances research, informational campaigns and social programs, all supported by active cooperation with decidents and political leaders.
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Académie Universelle des Cultures (Universal Academy of Cultures) www.academie-universelle.org
The Universal Academy of Cultures is an elite club bringing together world-renowned personalities from science, philosophy, literature and art.
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Alliance For Tolerance and Freedom www.geocities.com/capitolhill/4497
The organization educates by spreading the ideas of tolerance and freedom.
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Allt är Möjligt www.alltarmojligt.se
Allt är Möjligt, which means ’Everything is Possible," is a media-watch nongovernmental organization which has no political or religious affiliations. Its purpose is to monitor stereotyped and sexist images of women in the mass media. The website has a guide to combatting stereotypes and sexism, suggested actions, and links.
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Anti-Defamation League (ADL) www.adl.org
The Anti-Defamation League, ADL, aims to fight anti-Semitism, bigotry and extremism. It prepares educational programs and resources to help combat prejudice and build tolerance toward others.
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Antisemitism Research Resources ddickerson.igc.org/antisemitism.html
A part of the Institute for Global Communication (IGC), this website is dedicated to a grassroots approach to obtaining information on antisemitism. It is a collection of links dealing mostly with issues concerning antisemitism, the Holocaust and Jewish-Christian relations, but also addressing human rights, tolerance and immigration issues. Separate links provide information for scholars, researchers, students, activists, and others learning about, monitoring or campaigning against antisemitism.
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Armenian Cultural Society www.otk.armenia.pl/new
The Armenian Cultural Society, OTK, founded in Krakow, is a social and cultural organization of Polish Armenians. The Society aims to integrate the Armenian community into Polish society, and to document its history and culture.
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Association for Creative Change in Organization Renewal and Development (ACCORD) www.accord.org
The Association for Creative Change in Organization Renewal and Development (ACCORD) is an association of professionals from various sectors, whose objective is to create opportunities for positive change in organizations and communities, with emphasis on the human factor. It promotes and supports the personal and professional development of its members by organizing conferences and workshops and creating a space for the exchange of knowledge and experiences
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Association for Integration of Refugees and Migrants (AIRM) www.airm-bg.org
The Association for Integration of Refugees and Migrants (AIRM) is a nongovernmental organization founded in 2004. It is involved in integration of refugees and migrants in Bulgaria. The founders of AIRM are social workers, lawyers, journalists, teachers, students and others.
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Association of American Colleges. The University of Maryland at College Park www.diversityweb.org
The organization coordinates activities that promote multiculturalism in higher education.
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Autism-Europe www.autismeurope.org
Autism-Europe is an association working to expand the rights of people with autism and of their families, and to intervene when their rights are threatened. It organizes many campaigns related to autism.
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Beyond the Pale. The History of Jews in Russia www.friends-partners.org/partners/beyond-the-pale
This is the on-line version of the original 1995 exhibition shown in Russia. It shows the history of the Jews in Europe and Russia, their history, daily life and religion.
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Bełżec Museum and Memorial www.belzec.org.pl
The Bełżec Museum and Memorial was established on the grounds of the former Nazi death camp in June 2004. The Museum carries out a broad range of educational, documentation, conservation and research work.
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Board of Deputies of British Jews www.bod.org.uk
The Board of Deputies of British Jews is a representative body of delegates from Jewish communal organizations that promotes and protects the interests and religious rights of the Jewish community in Britain. The Board considers current issues, discusses communal requirements, and establishes policies in order to support the development of the entire Jewish community in Britain. The Board was founded in 1760 and currently has around 300 deputies, who discuss issues pertaining to the Jewish community in Britain at regular plenary meetings.
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Bündnis Aktiver Fußballfans (BAFF) www.aktive-fans.de
Bündnis Aktiver Fußballfans (BAFF) the Alliance of Active Football Fans, was created in 1993 in Germany. It brings together 200 related organizations and individual members. BAFF is part of the Football Against Racism in Europe (FARE) network. The Alliance is concerned with protecting the rights of fans.
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Byrån mot diskriminering i Norrköping www.diskriminering.se
Byrån mot diskriminering i Norrköping is a Swedish nongovernmental organization, part of the Lokala Antidiskrimineringsbyråer network. Its purpose is to provide support, advice and aid to people who suffer discrimination due to their ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation or disability.
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Canadian Foundation of Polish-Jewish Heritage, Montreal Chapter www.polish-jewish-heritage.org
The Canadian Foundation of Polish-Jewish Heritage, functioning since 1988, is dedicated to improving knowledge of the Polish Jewish cultural heritage and the shared history of the Poles and Jews, and to fostering dialogue and eliminating prejudices and negative stereotypes.
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CEDR. Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution www.cedr.co.uk
The mission of the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) is to encourage the development and use of mediation techniques and other effective methods of conflict resolution and prevention. CEDR is active in the commercial and public sectors. CEDR is an independent non-profit organization supported by international business and independent specialists from various fields.
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Center for Culture and Dialogue www.ckid.pl
The Center for Culture and Dialogue is an organization that addresses all those concerned with the future of Poland's culture. The organization's aim is to create a dialogue between different cultures, to produce common solutions to today's social problems.
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Center for Nonviolent Communication (CNVC) www.cnvc.org
Center for Nonviolent Communication (CNVC) is an international non-profit organization which aims to popularize the Nonviolent Communication (NVC) model as a method of communication and conflict resolution on various levels of social relations.
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Centre Européen Juif D’Information (CEJI) www.ceji.org
Centre Européen Juif D’Information (CEJI) is an international nonprofit organization which aims to help create and promote a multicultural Europe through diversity education and policy. In the area of policy, CEJI provides decision makers in the EU with Jewish experiences, projects and ideas in the field of basic rights, education, training and social integration.
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Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue www.hdcentre.org
The Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue is an independent organization headquartered in Geneva, dedicated to peaceful resolution of conflicts and to the use of mediation and dialogue to alleviate the consequences of conflict. The organization also strives to limit the possession of firearms by civilians.
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Centrum Dialogu i Modlitwy w Oświęcimiu (Centre for Dialogue and Prayer in Auschwitz) centrum-dialogu.oswiecim.pl/
The Centre for Information, Meetings, Dialogue, Education and Prayer was established in 1992 at the initiative of Archbishop Franciszek Cardinal Macharski, former Archbishop of Cracow. In 1998 the name was changed to the Centre for Dialogue and Prayer in Auschwitz. The Centre’s purpose is to provide an environment for education, reflection, exchange of thoughts and prayer for everyone who visits this place.
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Centrum Edukacji Obywatelskiej (CEO) (Center for Citizenship Education) www.ceo.org.pl
The Center for Citizenship Education was established in 1994. It is a public service organization which promotes the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed for active citizenship and for building a democratic state and civil society. CEO projects are addressed above all to schools, and are intended to prepare young people to be responsible, active citizens.
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Centrum im. Prof. Mojżesza Schorra (Prof. Moses Schorr Center) www.schorr.edu.pl/new/
The Prof. Moses Schorr Center was established in 2001 by the Ronald S. Lauder Foundation. Its purpose is to promote and continue the educational ideas of Professor Moses Schorr (1873-1941), who was a rabbi, historian, teacher, social activist and member of the Polish Senate. The Center promotes education for understanding Judaism, history and the traditions of Polish Jews.
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Centrum Pomocy Prawnej im. Haliny Nieć www.pomocprawna.org
The Halina Niec Human Rights Association is a nongovernmental organization bringing together law students, practicing lawyers and researchers, mainly from Central Europe. Its objective is to improve the quality of services provided by legal institutions, and to promulgate human rights standards.
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Centrum Żydowskie w Oświęcimiu (Auschwitz Jewish Center Foundation) www.ajcf.pl
The Auschwitz Jewish Center Foundation was founded in 1995 in New York for the purpose of aiding in the creation of a Jewish cultural and educational center in the Polish town of Oświęcim, where the former German Nazi death camp, Auschwitz, is located. In 1996 its sister organization in Oświęcim was registered, headquartered in the Auschwitz Jewish Center in Oświęcim.
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Chartered Institute of Arbitrators www.arbitrators.org
The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators is an organization for arbitrators, mediators and adjudicators from all over the world. It aims to resolve conflicts in a quick, easy and financially efficient way. The Institute is active in several sectors: financial services, insurance, the media and telecommunications.
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Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) www.cpt.org
Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) is a North American organization associated with the Mennonite religious community, focused on conflict resolution based on Christian principles, as opposed to methods based on violence and war.
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civilrights.org www.civilrights.org
civilrights.org was created by the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights and the Leadership Conference on Civil Rights Education Fund as a center of information about human rights.
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Coexistence International (CI) www.coexistence.net
Coexistence International is an initiative committed to strengthening the field of policymakers, practitioners, researchers, advocates, organizations and networks promoting coexistence at local, national and international levels.
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Council of Europe www.coe.int
The Council of Europe, created in 1949, is the oldest European political institution. It consists of 46 member nations. COE objectives include protection of human rights, parliamentary democracy and the rule of law; development of continent-wide agreements in order to harmonize the social policies and legal practices of individual nations; and raising awareness of a European identity based on the common values present in various cultures.
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Creative Connections Project www.oneworldclassrooms.org
Through the Creative Connections Project, schools and schoolchildren from around the world are able to connect creatively with each other and share their artwork. In this way they can engage each other in an innovative curriculum-based form of intercultural communication and develop tolerance through art. Over 1,500 classes have participated, including classes in North America, South America, Africa and Asia.
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Crossing Borders www.crossingborder.org
Crossing Borders is a nongovernmental and not-for-profit organization based at the International People’s College in Elsinore, Denmark, with branches in Palestine, Israel and Jordan. The primary aim of Crossing Borders is to provide neutral space and skills training for youth and educators, with a special focus on the Middle East, so that they may fully participate in the process towards peace in their region.
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Crosspoint Anti Racism www.magenta.nl/crosspoint/index.html
Crosspoint Anti Racism is the largest online collection of links to organizations dedicated to human rights, antifascism, antiracism and refugees. It was created by the Magenta Foundation based in Amsterdam, which works to combat all forms of discrimination against minority groups. Crosspoint currently offers over 2,000 links to organizations in 114 countries.
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CSV Community Partners www.csvcommunitypartners.org.uk
The purpose of CSV Community Partners is to support universities and schools in developing citizenship education. The organization helps find partners for community projects.
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D@dalos. International UNESCO Education Server for Civic, Peace and Human Rights Education www.dadalos.org
D@dalos aims to contribute to the building of a culture of peace, democracy and active citizenship through peace education programs.
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Diversity in Early Childhood Education and Training - DECET www.decet.org
DECET is a website for teachers, trainers, practitioners and associations concerned with early childhood education.
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Education International (EI) www.ei-ie.org
Education International (EI) is an association of education personnel from 165 countries and regions of the world. It defends teachers' and educators' interests, and promotes peace, democracy and social justice in public education. Special emphasis is placed on combatting racism and discrimination, and on the rights of women, minorities and indigenous people.
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Electronic Magazine of Multicultural Education (EMME) www.eastern.edu/publications/emme
The Electronic Magazine of Multicultural Education (EMME) is a free quarterly magazine published since 1999 under the auspices of Eastern University.
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Elijah Institute www.elijah.org.il
The Elijah Institute is an Israeli organization consisting of three institutions: the Elijah School for the Study of Wisdom in World Religions, the Elijah Interfaith Academy, and the Elijah Educational Network. It creates an arena for communication among religious leaders and scholars, and is a member of the UNESCO educational network. The Institute offers collaborative programs and academic curricula aimed at promoting the politics of peace and coexistence, and social change in a religious spirit. The website contains many articles and educational materials.
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Equality and Human Rights Commission www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/Pages/default.aspx
Equality and Human Rights Commission (former: Commission for Racial Equality (CRE) is an organization established in 1976 to combat discrimination and racism in Great Britain. It promotes good-neighbor relations between ethnic communities. The website contains information about the ethnic groups that make up British society, many articles and publications, and many links.
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Eurodesk Polska www.eurodesk.pl
Eurodesk is a European information program for young people and youth workers. The program currently operates in 27 countries (EU countries plus Norway), and is financed by the European Commission and the governments of the participating countries. In the great majority of countries, including Poland, Eurodesk functions under the European Union Youth Programme.
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European Centre for Minority Issues (ECMI) www.ecmi.de
ECMI conducts research on and actively supports constructive conflict resolution between minorities and majorities in Europe. It shares the collected information and documentation with governments and regional inter-governmental organizations, as well as non-dominant groups. ECMI also provides data and analyses to the media, contributing to the work of informing public opinion.
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European Commission Against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) www.coe.int/ecri
ECRI is part of the Council of Europe dedicated to fighting racism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism and intolerance at the European level, especially from the perspective of human rights.
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European Cultural Foundation (ECF) www.eurocult.org
The European Cultural Foundation is a non-profit organization working to promote and develop cooperation in the cultural arena in Europe and beyond, and education for democracy, human rights and cultural diversity.
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European Network Against Racism www.enar-eu.org
European Network Against Racism (ENAR) links various European non-governmental organizations struggling against racism, xenophobia, anti-Semitism and religious discrimination in all European countries.
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European Playwork Association (e.p.a.) www.go-epa.org
The European Playwork Association (e.p.a.) was created in 1976 as a voluntary international and nongovernmental youth organization based on cooperation between Europe-wide Adventure Playgrounds. Today, e.p.a. fights against oppression, disillusionment, racism and xenophobia through a diverse partner network, especially in poor and socially excluded communities.
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European Students Forum. AEGEE Europe www.aegee.org
AEGEE is one of the biggest interdisciplinary student associations in Europe, representing a large range of cultural diversity. AEGEE is a secular, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization. Its fields of action are cultural exchange, active citizenship, higher education, and peace and stability. All projects and activities are based on the voluntary work of its members.
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European Youth Forum (EYF) www.youthforum.org
The European Youth Forum (EYF) was established by national youth councils from all over Europe and international youth nongovernmental organizations, currently numbering 93. As a youth platform, EYF represents youth organizations in international institutions, mainly the European Union, the Council of Europe and the United Nations. It supports and influences their policies on youth issues.
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Europäisches Bürgerforum (European Civic Forum) www.forumcivique.org
Europäisches Bürgerforum was created at the initiative of citizens of Eastern and Western Europe. Under the new political conditions after the fall of the Berlin Wall, they deemed it important to find a "third way" in their mutual relations.
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Festiwal Kultury Żydowskiej (Jewish Culture Festival ) www.jewishfestival.pl
The Jewish Culture Festival in Cracow is one of the biggest and most important events of its type in the world. The first one took place in 1988; its program focussed on seminars devoted to the meeting of Polish and Jewish cultures. In its present form the Festival is an encounter with the living Jewish tradition and a chance to experience the joy of creating it.
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Football Against Racism in Europe www.farenet.org
Football Against Racism in Europe (FARE) is an organization working to combat all manifestations of racism, ranging from stadium, playing field and changing room incidents to prejudice in fans, sports industry figures and the football players themselves.
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Football Unites, Racism Divides www.furd.org
Football Unites, Racism Divides is an organization established by fans of the British sports club Sheffield United. Its goal is to combat racism in stadiums and to provide all people with equal access to football events.
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Forum for Dialogue Among Nations www.dialog.org.pl
The foundation aims to create a climate of tolerance and promote democratic values, as well as to draw together the nations that, throughout the centuries, have lived side by side and co-written the history, tradition and culture of Poland.
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Friends, Families and Travellers www.gypsy-traveller.org
Friends, Families and Travellers is an organization whose activity is directed to the Traveller community, mainly in Great Britain; it provides assistance, advice, information and training, and works for understanding, tolerance and dialogue between the Traveller minority and local communities.
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Fundacja dla Wolności (Foundation for Freedom) www.fundacjadlawolnosci.org
The Foundation for Freedom was established at the end of 2004. Its purpose is to shape a society based on equality, to fight social exclusion, to promote active social and cultural involvement, freedom of expression and European integration, and to disseminate knowledge of the issues accompanying globalization processes.
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Fundacja Dom Pokoju (House of Peace) www.dompokoju.org
The House of Peace Foundation emerged in 2005 at the initiative of the Bishop of Breda, Tiny Muskensa. Its founder is a Dutchman of Polish origin, Edward Skubisz. Its purpose is to create a center for intergenerational and intercultural dialogue.
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Fundacja Finestra (Finestra Foundation) www.finestra.org.pl
The Finestra Foundation was established in Cracow in 2006. Its purpose is to act for the common good by conducting and supporting social and environmental activities, and to support community, environmental and local governmental initiatives.
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Fundacja im. Heinricha Bölla (Heinrich Böll Foundation) www.boell.pl
The Heinrich Böll Foundation was formed in 1997 through the unification of the Regenbogen Association and its three foundations: Buntstift (Göttingen), Frauen-Anstiftung (Hamburg) and Heinrich-Böll (Cologne). Politically the Foundation is close to Alliance 90/German Green Party. Its basic purpose is civic education both within and outside the German Federal Republic.
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Fundacja im. Stefana Batorego (Stefan Batory Foundation) www.batory.org.pl
The purpose of the Stefan Batory Foundation is to support the development of an open democratic society. Its priority tasks include strengthening the role and activeness of civil society, promoting civil liberties and the rule of law, and building international cooperation and solidarity.
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Fundacja Klub Obywatelski (Civic Club Foundation) klub-obywatelski.org.pl
The Civic Club Foundation is an independent organization established in 1998 at the initiative of people from groups that played major roles in Poland's political transformation after 1989. The Foundation carries out projects supporting the development of an informed democratic society, women's participation in political life, and Poland's integration with European institutions.
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Fundacja Krzyżowa (Krzyżowa Foundation) www.krzyzowa.org.pl
The Krzyżowa Foundation for Mutual Understanding is an independent nongovernmental organization dedicated to encouraging the tolerant coexistence of nations, social groups and individuals.
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Fundacja Pogranicze (Borderland Foundation) www.pogranicze.sejny.pl
The Borderland Foundation was created in May 1990. In January 1991, the governor of Suwalki Province established the "Borderland of Arts, Cultures and Nations" Centre, located in Sejny.
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Future www.future.ngo.pl
The website, containing educational materials, is dedicated to reflection on topics such as tolerance, respect and dialogue.
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Galicia Jewish Museum www.galiciajewishmuseum.org/pl
The Galicia Jewish Museum in Cracow has been in operation since April 17, 2004. Its mission, an educational one, is to present the culture of the Jews of Galicia (former crown lands of Austria, covering southeast Poland and parts of present-day Ukraine and Belarus) and to commemorate the victims of the Holocaust. Its central point is the exhibition "Traces of Memory," documenting vestiges of the Jewish past in southern Poland. The Museum has a bookstore and cafe.
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Global Policy Forum www.globalpolicy.org
The Global Policy Forum (GPF) is a non-profit organization created in 1993 by an international group of citizens interested in promoting civil society values. GPF works to strengthen international law and to increase accountability when decisions having global consequences are made. GPF has advisory status in the UN.
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H-Antisemitism www.h-net.org
H-Antisemitism offers a place for scholarly discussion of antisemitism. It also provides book reviews, and links to other sites dedicated to the topic of antisemitism, documents, occasional papers, reviews and discussion logs. Its aim is to use electronic communication for scholarly discussion and dissemination of information on the topic.
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Henry Martyn Institute (HMI). International Center For Research, Interfaith Relations and Reconciliation www.hmiindia.com
The Henry Martyn Institute (HMI) is an ecumenical Christian organization whose goal is to research and implement educational programs in Islamic studies, and to take an active part in interfaith reconciliation.
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Hilchenbacher Bündnis für Toleranz und Zivilcourage www.hilchenbacherbuendnis.de
Hilchenbacher Bündnis für Toleranz und Zivilcourage is active in German cities. Its purpose is to offer information on right-wing extremists. Its activities are supported by the Evangelical community in the town of Hilchen and its mayor.
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Holocaust Teachers Resources Center www.holocaust-trc.org
The Holocaust Teachers Resources Center was founded through the efforts of the Holocaust Education Foundation, Inc. The main aim of the organization is to combat prejudice by disseminating knowledge about the Holocaust. The Holocaust Teachers Resources Center collects and organizes educational materials.
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Institute for Multicultural Development FORUM www.forum.nl
The Institute for Multicultural Development FORUM is the largest Dutch nongovernmental organization that works for a multicultural society by integrating ethnic minorities and promoting tolerance toward people of different cultural backgrounds.
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Inter Faith Network for the UK www.interfaith.org.uk
The Inter Faith Network for the UK was established in 1987 to promote good relations between people of different faiths. It includes members of various religions such as Baha'i, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Jainism, Judaism, Islam, Sikhism, Zoroastrianism, national and regional interreligious organizations, and academic institutions that address interreligious relations.
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International Catholic Migration Commission www.icmc.net/e/index.htm
The International Catholic Migration Commission is a Catholic organization whose aim is to help displaced persons, refugees and immigrants, with particular attention to groups vulnerable to marginalization and social exclusion.
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International Centre for Dialogue Among Civilizations www.dialoguecentre.org
The International Centre for Dialogue Among Civilizations is an organization promoting the idea of coexistence based on mutual understanding and tolerance. The idea of dialogue is promoted through the scholarly work of research groups in various fields including literature, urban studies, theology and philosophy. On its website the organization publishes many academic articles worth recommending, dealing with dialogue and understanding cultural diversity.
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International Conflict Research (INCORE) www.incore.ulst.ac.uk
The Internet Service on Conflict Resolution and Ethnicity is an online database on ethnic conflict and studies of how to resolve them. The website offers a guide to related online resources, a list of organizations conducting research on peace and conflicts, and the bulletin Ethnic Studies Network.
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International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) www.ifj.org
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is the world’s largest organization of journalists, promoting human rights, democracy and pluralism. The IFJ is opposed to discrimination of all kinds, and condemns the use of media as propaganda or to promote intolerance and conflict. The IFJ believes in media pluralism and freedom of political and cultural expression.
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International Lesbian and Gay Association (ILGA) www.ilga.org
The International Lesbian and Gay Association is a wide-ranging network of national and local groups working for equal rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual people.
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International Network - Education For Democracy, Human Rights And Tolerance www.tolerance-net.org
The activities of the International Network of Education for Democracy, Human Rights and Tolerance focus on promoting the ideas of tolerance and human rights.
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International Organization for Migration www.iom.int
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is dedicated to migration issues in the broadest context. It undertakes many initiatives to help migrants and refugees all over the world. IOM is one of the largest and most versatile organizations dealing with migration issues.
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International Peace Bureau www.ipb.org
The International Peace Bureau (IPB) is the oldest federation of organizations working for peace. IPB is 112 years old, and received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1910.
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International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO) www.prio.no
The International Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO) is one of the first peace research institutes in the world, and the only one in Norway. It combines research and practice, searching for optimal solutions to existing or potential conflicts all over the world.
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Internet and Education Federation www.fio.ru
The web page includes links to teaching programs. Each one deals with promoting equality and tolerance among various social groups: teachers, parents and students.
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Internet Centre Anti-Racism Europe I-CARE www.icare.to
I-CARE is an online forum for cooperation among European NGOs, and a center for information about migration and about combatting discrimination and racism. The goal of this cooperation is to promote universal standards for protection of human rights, and non-discrimination principles in particular.
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Interreligious Relations and Dialogue. The World Council of Churches (WCC) www.wcc-coe.org/wcc/what/interreligious/index-e.html
Interreligious Relations and Dialogue is an organization of the World Council of Churches (WCC). Its goals are to foster interfaith relations, build mutual trust, overcome barriers and stereotypes of a religious nature, and build relations between different faiths in a pluralistic reality.
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Irish Council for Civil Liberties www.iccl.ie
The Irish Council for Civil Liberties (ICCL), active since 1976, is an independent nongovernmental organization focused on promoting and defending human rights and civil liberties.
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Irish Peace Institute (IPI) www.irishpeaceinstitute.org
The Irish Peace Institute is a nongovernmental charitable organization whose mission is to contribute to the process of peace-building though education and research. The Institute aims to develop mutual understanding and cooperation between the people of the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
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Irish Traveller Movement www.itmtrav.com
The Irish Traveller Movement is a network of organizations that combat discrimination and intolerance against Travellers in Ireland. ITM concentrates its work on issues connected with education, legislation, respect for the principle of social equality, and social questions (accommodations).
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Irrsinnig Menschlich www.irrsinnig-menschlich.de
Irrsinnig Menschlich ("Humane like crazy") is an association for public relations in a psychiatric context. Its main goal is to inform the public about mental illness and to reduce prejudice towards people who are mentally ill. In fighting against stigmatization, the association offers workshops for journalists, teachers, school classes, and hospitals and other public institutions.
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Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies www.nd.edu/~krocinst/index.html
The Kroc Institute, established in 1986 at the University of Notre Dame, conducts research and educational activities and programs related to the causes of conflict and the factors that help maintain peace.
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Judaica Foundation - Center for Jewish Culture www.judaica.pl
The idea of creating the Judaica Foundation - Center for Jewish Culture was born in Cracow at the end of the 1980s, a time of historic changes in Poland. The idea emerged among people from the worlds of culture, education and the arts. The late President of the Jewish Congregation in Cracow, Czesław Jakubowicz, was actively involved in this civic initiative. The Foundation began its activities in 1991, and on November 24, 1993, the Center was opened under its auspices.
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Kick It Out www.kickitout.org
Kick It Out is football’s antiracism campaign, established in 1993. The full name of the campaign is "Let’s Kick Racism Out of Football." Kick It Out works throughout the football, educational and community sectors to challenge racism and work for positive change.
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Kolorowa tolerancja (Colorful tolerance) – a project of the Promotions Bureau of the City of Łódź Office www.uml.lodz.pl
"Colorful tolerance" is an annual March festival organized by the Promotions Bureau of the City of Łódź Office.
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Le Respect – ça Change l’École (Respect – Changing Schools) www.education.gouv.fr
"Le Respect – ça Change l’École" is a project carried out by the French Ministry of Education, dedicated to fighting violence in schools and promoting tolerance among students.
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Learning and Teaching Scotland www.ltscotland.org.uk
Learning and Teaching Scotland is an organization that promotes, supports and helps distribute the national education improvement agenda put forth by the Scottish Executive and education authorities.
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Lessons in Tolerance www.ccsf.edu/Resources/Tolerance
The aim of the web page, created by the College of San Francisco research team, is to promote methods of counteracting intolerance and prejudice.
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LICRA - Ligue Internationale Contre le Racisme et Antisémitisme www.licra.org
Ligue Internationale Contre le Racisme et Antisémitisme (LICRA), established in 1927, is the oldest French organization dealing with issues related to combatting racism and antisemitism in the international forum.
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Literaria www.literaria.org
Literaria is an organization created by German students from Frankfurt and Słubice (Poland), dedicated to cultural issues of the Polish-German borderland.
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M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence www.gandhiinstitute.org
The M.K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence was founded in 1991 by the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi, Arun Gandhi, and his wife, Sunanda Gandhi. The mission of the institute is to prevent violence, resolve personal and public conflicts, provide diversity training, and foster community building. This is accomplished through education, research and outreach. The Institute brings together policy makers, mediators, activists, educators, game developers and others, to explore how diverse peace actors can work together to increase their impact.
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Małopolskie Towarzystwo Oświatowe (Education Society for Małopolska) www.mto.org.pl
Małopolskie Towarzystwo Oświatowe zostało zarejestrowane w 1988 roku przez grupę rodziców i nauczycieli z inspiracji podziemnej Rady Edukacji Narodowej, działającej w czasie stanu wojennego w Polsce. Misją MTO jest budowanie społeczeństwa obywatelskiego w Polsce i na Bałkanach, wspomaganie edukacji osób niepełnosprawnych i Romów, rozwijanie i propagowanie innowacyjnych metod nauczania, upowszechnianie i ochrona praw kobiet.
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McGraw-Hill Higher Education www.mhhe.com/multicultural
Personal web page of Dr. Paul Gorski, multicultural education expert.
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Międzynarodowy Dom Spotkań Młodzieży w Oświęcimiu (International Youth Meeting House in Oświęcim) www.mdsm.pl
The International Youth Meeting House (MDSM) in Oświęcim was established in 1986 as an educational center committed to Polish-German reconciliation and Christian-Jewish dialogue. MDSM provides a forum where history can be subjected to critical analysis. It works to perpetuate the memory of the victims of Auschwitz-Birkenau, and to disseminate knowledge of the history, significance and symbolism of the former concentration camp and death camp.
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Minorities of Europe www.moe-online.com
Minorities of Europe (MoE) is a pan-European inter-minority network which seeks to provide minority and majority groups of Europe with a means of exchanging ideas about their differences, and to help build communication between communities. The network’s main goal is to achieve open and equal participation for all young people in Europe.
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MitOst e.V. www.mitost.de
MitOst e.V. is an organization that facilitates and supports cultural and linguistic exchange in Central, Eastern and South-Central Europe. This non-profit organization is involved in building international understanding, education, and supporting cultural and linguistic exchange.
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Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility www.morningsidecenter.org
Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility is a non-profit organization active in New York City public schools since 1982. It strives to educate parents, students and teachers about understanding cultural differences, and to sensitize young people to issues of civil society.
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Moscow School of Human Rights www.mshr-ngo.ru
The Moscow School of Human Rights is a nongovernmental, non-profit organization, which aims to disseminate knowledge about human rights and democratization. The website includes publication lists, links, and information about the activities of the organization's staff.
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Mouvement contre le Racisme et pour l’Amitié entre les Peuples (MRAP, Movement Against Racism and for Friendship Between Nations) www.mrap.asso.fr
Movement against racism, and in support of friendship between nations.
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Museum of the History of Polish Jews www.jewishmuseum.org.pl
The Museum of the History of Polish Jews was established by the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute under the chairmanship of Marian Turski. Under an agreement between the Warsaw city government, the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, and the Association of the Jewish Historical Institute, the Museum is a joint institution of culture. Since 2000 an international team of experts led by Director Jerzy Halbersztadt has been working to create the Museum.
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Muslim Council of Britain www.mcb.org.uk
The Muslim Council of Britain is an independent organization working for integration of the Muslim minority into the whole of British society, intercultural dialogue, and respect for the rights of Muslims in the United Kingdom. It unites more than 350 organizations having various profiles of activity.
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Muzułmański Związek Religijny w RP (MZR) (Muslim Religious Union in Poland) www.mzr.pl
The Muslim Religious Union in Poland, functioning since 1925, joins Muslims residing in Poland. Polish Muslims of Tarter origin belong to it.
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National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) www.nameorg.org
The National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) is an organization advocating equality in education and social justice.
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National Clearinghouse For English Language Acquisition & Language Instruction Educational Programs www.ncela.gwu.edu
The primary activity of the virtual library is to offer educational materials useful in teaching in the spirit of tolerance and respect for diversity.
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National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ) www.nccj.org
The National Conference for Community and Justice (NCCJ) is an organization created in 1927 to combat bias, bigotry and racism in America. It promotes mutual understanding and respect between races, religious and cultural groups through education, conflict resolution and civic activity.
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Nationalism Project www.nationalismproject.org
The Nationalism Project is an online resource for nationalism research. The website is edited by an international group of experts. The site contains an extensive collection of articles, dissertations, abstracts, reviews, and links to other sites devoted to nationalism studies.
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Nauczanie Integrujące w Kontekście Europy (NIKE) www.nike.ces.uj.edu.pl
Nauczanie Integrujące w Kontekście Europy (NIKE) is the Polish part of a joint educational project under the Socrates Comenius program – Cooperative Learning in the European Context (CLIEC), realized by the Institute of European Studies of the Jagiellonian University (Cracow), the Center for Citizenship Education (Warsaw), the Centre for Intercultural Education at Ghent University, the Centre for Intercultural Studies (Granada, Spain) and Intercultural Island (Reykjavik) in 2002-2005.
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North of England Refugee Service (NERS) www.refugee.org.uk
The North of England Refugee Service Ltd (NERS) is an independent charity providing legal and social assistance to immigrants in order to create conditions for them to integrate in the larger society.
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Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities (NICEM) www.nicem.org.uk
The Northern Ireland Council for Ethnic Minorities works to improve the situation of ethnic minorities and to promote their cultures.
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Online/More Colour in the Media www.olmcm.org
Online/Media Colour in the Media (OL/MCM) is a European network of broadcasters, nongovernmental organizations, and educational and research institutions working to improve the image of ethnic minorities in the media.
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Open Republic - The Association Against Antisemitism and Xenophobia www.or.org.pl
The Open Republic Association's goal is to foster tolerance and combat anti-Semitism and xenophobia, mainly by initiating and supporting educational activities, documenting manifestations of prejudice and making the public aware of them.
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Open Society Institute & Soros Foundations Network www.soros.org
The Open Society Institute (OSI) is an organization established in New York at the initiative of the financier George Soros. OSI aims to promote open society by shaping governmental policies, supporting education and the media, working to protect human rights, particularly women’s rights, and assisting the implementation of social, legal and economic reforms. OSI also combats the negative effects of globalization.
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Ośrodek Brama Grodzka - Teatr NN (The Grodzka Gate NN Theater Center) www.tnn.lublin.pl
The Center is a local government cultural institute in Lublin, working for the preservation of cultural heritage and education. In its programs the Center invokes the symbolic and historical meaning of its location, the Grodzka Gate (the former gate between the Christian and the Jewish cities), and of the city of Lublin, a meeting place of cultures, traditions and religions.
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Państwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau (Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum) www.auschwitz.org.pl
The Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum, established July 2, 1947, includes the area of two extant parts of the Auschwitz camp and Auschwitz II-Birkenau. The work of the Museum is centered on memorializing the site and the buildings associated with the martyrdom of more than one million people, and on conveying information about important places and events in the history of KL Auschwitz.
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Patrin Web Journal www.geocities.com/Paris/5121/patrin.htm
The Patrin Web Journal aims to educate for tolerance and promote Romani culture. Patrin deals with Romani issues in a broad context, including history, culture, the current status of Romani minorities in many European nations, and the social and economic problems of Roma.
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Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA) www.peacejusticestudies.org
The Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA) is a non-profit organization bringing together academics, teachers and local activists around initiatives and strategies for peaceful resolution of conflicts and for action against violence and social injustice. It is both a research/educational institute and an association of peace studies and conflict resolution experts.
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Peacemakers Trust www.peacemakers.ca
The Peacemakers Trust is a Canadian charitable organization established in 1999, dedicated to research and education about conflict transformation and peacebuilding around the world. The website offers many materials: case studies, academic publications, a comprehensive bibliography and many links.
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Platform of European Social NGOs (Social Platform) www.socialplatform.org
The Social Platform (SP) is an association of over 30 European nongovernmental organizations involved in promoting the social dimension of the European Union. The goal of SP is to build a Europe based on social justice and fundamental human rights. The organizations involved in the Platform cooperate with the most important EU institutions.
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Polish Robert Schuman Foundation www.schuman.org.pl
The Polish Robert Schuman Foundation is a nonpartisan nongovernmental organization whose purpose is to mobilize citizens to become involved in the unification of Europe; the means to this end are European education, the development of programs that teach how to take advantage of the opportunities provided by EU membership, and cooperation with many communities inside and outside the European Union to achieve better understanding of, and respect for, shared democratic values.
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Polish/American/Jewish Alliance for Youth Action (PAJA) www.pajayouth.org
The Polish/American/Jewish Alliance for Youth Action (PAJA) is a Polish-American organization formed to support dialogue between young Jews and non-Jews. PAJA runs educational programs, organizes meetings between young Poles and American Jewish youth, and administers a Polish website with information on events connected with Jewish culture.
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Polska Rada Chrześcijan i Żydów (Polish Council of Christians and Jews) prchiz.free.ngo.pl
Polish Council of Christians and Jews is a member of the International Council of Christians and Jews (ICCJ). It works for mutual understanding between Christians and Jews, overcoming of stereotypes, promotion of tolerance, and deepening of interfaith contacts.
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Pomorskie Stowarzyszenie „Wspólna Europa" (Pomeranian Association "Common Europe") www.pswe.org
The Pomeranian Association "Common Europe" was founded in Gdansk in December 2004. Its purpose is to reduce the disparity between the Pomerania region and highly developed regions of European countries.
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Power of Culture www.powerofculture.nl
The Power of Culture website examines the role that culture and development play in political, economic and social issues – the relationship between culture, ethics and policy. The website has articles, news stories, cultural reviews and policy initiatives corresponding to its seven major themes: policy, cultural diversity, cultural heritage, art and development, media, global ethics, and economic development.
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Pro Asyl www.proasyl.de
Pro Asyl was created in 1986 and operates across Germany. It is a member of the European Council on Refugees and Exiles (ECRE). It aims to help refugees, combat violence and injustice, and build a more open and tolerant German society.
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Project on Ethnic Relations www.per-usa.org
The Project on Ethnic Relations (PER) is an initiative intended to prevent interethnic conflicts in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, the Russian Federation and the Balkans after the collapse of communism. PER undertakes mediation in discussions between representatives of governments, oppositions and ethnic groups seeking peaceful means of resolving interethnic tensions.
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Reach Out Berlin www.reachoutberlin.de
Reach Out Berlin is an organization that counsels and educates against right-wing extremism and racism in Berlin. It contacts people affected by racism, discrimination and right-wing extremist attacks, as well as people working in the relevant fields of adult and youth education.
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Refugee.pl www.refugee.pl
The Refugee.pl online gazette is for refugees and also for people interested in human rights, and for anyone who can and wants to help others.
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Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies www.riifs.org
The Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies (RIIFS) is a research institute founded in Amman. It was designed as a place for rational discussion about religion, interfaith relations and pluralism. RIIFS focuses on academic research, publishing articles, and organizing conferences, seminars and lectures. Twice a year, RIIFS publishes the Bulletin of the Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies (BRIIFS), an academic journal. The website contains information about Islam and its relations with other religions.
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Ruban Vert (Green Ribbon) www.rubanvert.net
The Green Ribbon (Ruban Vert) project is devoted to informing youth about maintaining tolerance in school.
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School Without Racism www.schoolwithoutracism-europe.org
School Without Racism is a European campaign to combat racism in schools. The members are organizations in several European countries.
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Search for Common Ground. The European Center for Common Ground www.sfcg.org
Search for Common Ground (SCG) is a nongovernmental organization active on four continents. It seeks models for prevention and peaceful resolution of conflicts related to ethnic, economic and environmental problems. It works in a decentralized fashion, operating in specific locations where conflicts occur. The organization is active in artistic and cultural domains; its activities focus on developmental support for children and youth. The website includes publications, analyses of events, and tools for conflict resolution.
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Seeds of Peace www.seedsofpeace.org
Seeds of Peace is a NGO organizing annual workshops and camps for youth from regions affected by military conflicts.
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SIETAR. The Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research www.sietar.org
The Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research (SIETAR) is the largest international network of organizations engaged in intercultural education and building intercultural relations. Its work is addressed to students and staff of institutions of higher education. The purpose of the SIETAR network is to promote and reinforce beneficial and longlasting intercultural relations at the individual, group, organizational and community levels.
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Simon Wiesenthal Center www.wiesenthal.com
The goal of the organization is to preserve the memory of the Holocaust by fostering tolerance and understanding through community involvement, educational outreach and social action.
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Slough Refugee Support www.sloughrefugeesupport.org.uk
The primary objective of Slough Refugee Support (SRS) is to help asylum seekers and refugees coming to Great Britain adjust to life in a new country. The organization informs newcomers of their rights and supports them in dealing with public institutions. SRS also runs English classes and a campaign to raise public awareness of the situation of asylum seekers and refugees in Great Britain.
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Southern Powerty Law Center (SPLCenter) www.splcenter.org
The main goal of the organization is to fight against hate, intolerance and discrimination, through education and assistance in legal proceedings.
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Step 21 www.step21.de
The Step 21 youth club acts to promote tolerance and responsibility. The initiative encourages dialogue among young people on basic democratic values.
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Stowarzyszenie „Wspólnota Myślenice" (Myślenice Community Association) www.wspolnota.art.pl
The Myślenice Community Association promotes contemporary art and professional artists, while supporting the growth of democracy, especially local democracy, and involving Polish society in issues of multiculturalism and tolerance education.
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Stowarzyszenie "Dzieci Holocaustu" (Association of Children of the Holocaust in Poland) www.dzieciholocaustu.org.pl
The Association of Children of the Holocaust in Poland unites Holocaust survivors who because of their Jewish origin were marked for extermination by the Nazis and for this reason were kept in ghettos, concentration camps or death camps, or else were forced to conceal their identity.
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Stowarzyszenie "Jeden Świat." Polish chapter of Service Civil International. www.jedenswiat.org.pl
Stowarzyszenie "Jeden Świat" (One World Association) is the Polish branch of Service Civil International (SCI). It has been active since 1992. It organizes international volunteer camps, seminars and training for volunteers, targeted campaigns, and long-term educational programs.
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Stowarzyszenie "Krakowski Klub Dialogu" (Cracow Discussion Club Association) bazy.ngo.pl/search/info.asp?id=111893
The Cracow Dialogue Club Association is a nonprofit nongovernmental organization which promotes intercultural dialogue and tolerance toward national, ethnic and religious minorities residing in Poland.
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Stowarzyszenie "Miasteczko" ("Little Town" Association) www.miasteczko.org
The "Little Town" Association was founded in Chełm in November 2005. In its work it invokes the town’s multicultural past, encouraging the local community to cultivate its heritage, promoting a culture of dialogue and tolerance between people of different ethnic backgrounds, religions and traditions, and building civil society.
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Stowarzyszenie "Nigdy Więcej" (The Never Again Association) www.nigdywiecej.org.pl
The Never Again Association was created in 1996 by the Anti-Nazi Group (GAN). Its goal is to create a pressure group to combat social pathologies and indifference towards the growing wave of hatred.
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Stowarzyszenie "Willa Decjusza" (Villa Decius Association) www.villa.org.pl
The Villa Decius Association, headquartered in Cracow, Poland, was created in 1995. Its main objective is to support, develop and promote artistic and literary activity and international cultural and intellectual collaboration. The website contains up-to-date information about events at the Villa Decius center, meeting agendas, workshops and conferences.
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Stowarzyszenie Kobiet Romskich w Polsce free.ngo.pl/kobietyromskie
Stowarzyszenie Kobiet Romskich w Polsce (Association of Romani Women in Poland) was established in 2000 in Cracow, Poland, to help develop and implement projects to combat and counteract discrimination against the Romani community in Małopolska Province, encourage civic action among this minority group, and to work for equal educational opportunities for Roma.
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Stowarzyszenie na rzecz Integracji Społecznej "Pro Nobis" (Pro Nobis Association for Social Integration) www.pronobis.org.pl
The Pro Nobis Association for Social Integration is a nongovernmental organization established in October 2005 in Warsaw. Its purpose is to aid individuals and groups who are discriminated against, and to support efforts by others to help those discriminated against or threatened with discrimination.
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Stowarzyszenie Romów w Polsce (The Association of Roma in Poland) www.stowarzyszenie.romowie.net
The Association of Roma in Poland was established in 1992 to work for full participation of Roma in Polish society. The Association cooperates with government agencies and other Romani organizations. Through publishing, artistic and research activity, the Association spreads knowledge about the Romani people and their history, and highlights the problems of the Romani community in Poland.
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Stowarzyszenie Wspólnota Kulturowa "Borussia" (the Borussia Cultural Community Federation) www.borussia.pl
The Borussia Cultural Community Federation is a public service organization which works to build and strengthen cultural dialogue and tolerance between people of different ethnic groups, faiths and cultures, to create civil society together.
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Stowarzyszenie Żydowski Instytut Historyczny w Polsce (Jewish Historical Institute Association) www.jewishinstitute.org.pl
The Jewish Historical Institute (JHI) is connected with the tradition of the library created in 1881 under the auspices of the Great Synagogue in Warsaw, and the Judaic Library and the Institute of Judaic Studies established in 1936. JHI collects and conserves archival material, books and works of art associated with the history and culture of Polish Jews, conducts comprehensive research on the history and culture of the Jews in Poland and worldwide, and does educational work.
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Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation www.vhf.org
Survivors of the Shoah is a foundation established by Steven Spielberg in 1994. Its goal is to film and preserve the testimonies of Holocaust survivors, as visual history. The Foundation has collected about 52,000 visual recordings in 32 languages from 56 countries.
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Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding www.tanenbaum.org
The mission of the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding is to promote tolerance and peaceful coexistence among believers of various faiths and people of different cultures. Its activities focus on education in primary schools and the workplace.
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Teaching for Change www.teachingforchange.org
Teaching for Change is a non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C., which works to incorporate problems of social inequality and injustice into the education process. Its goal is to introduce materials and methods into the American educational system that teach what multiculturalism means and sensitize students to the symptoms of social discrimination. The website includes a unique catalog of publications useful to teachers, a calendar of conferences and workshops, descriptions of projects carried out in the District of Columbia, and links to critical analyses of current events.
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Teaching Tolerance www.teachingtolerance.org
The main aim of the organization is to support teachers in promoting respect for diversity. The website contains information about teaching programs encouraging tolerance and combating prejudice.
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The Jews in Poland. To Save from Oblivion. To Educate for the Future www.zydziwpolsce.edu.pl
"The Jews in Poland. To save from oblivion. To educate for the future" is an educational service for teachers and students, containing basic information on Jewish history and culture. The site contains materials useful in teaching tolerance.
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Towarzystwo Społeczno-Kulturalne Żydów w Polsce (Social and Cultural Society of Jews in Poland) www.jewish.org.pl
The goal of the Society is to meet the cultural needs of the Jewish community and to represent it to the government and other organizations in Poland.
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Transnational Communities Programme www.transcomm.ox.ac.uk
The Transnational Communities Programme was a wide-ranging research project on transnational communities. The website contains many interesting articles, information about projects completed, online journals, and many links.
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UNESCO www.unesco.ru
The Russian-language version of the UNESCO web page contains a publications list of mainly Russian authors, on the topics of tolerance and teaching tolerance in the world, with special attention to overcoming violence and promoting tolerance as well as cultural diversity in the world.
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Union of Independent Ukrainian Youth www.free.ngo.pl/zumn
The organization aims to help, educate, and create a lobby for national minority organizations in Poland.
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United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) www.unesco.org
The mission of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is to support international cooperation in culture, art and science, as well as to engender respect for human rights regardless of skin color, social status or religion. UNESCO works mainly for development of science and culture; and financial, technical and logistical assistance in organizing education.
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United Religions Initiative (URI) www.uri.org
The United Religions Initiative (URI) was formed in 2000 for the purpose of promoting day-to-day cooperation between different religions and working to end religiously motivated hate and violence. URI acts locally, regionally and globally.
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United States Institute of Peace www.usip.org
The United States Institute of Peace is an independent federal institution created by the United States Congress to work for the prevention and peaceful resolution of international conflicts. Founded in 1984, the Institute is mandated by Congress to carry out a number of programs including research funding, fellowships, professional training, educational programs in high schools and universities, conferences, workshops, library services and publications.
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Verein für Zivilcourage und Anti-Rassismus-Arbeit (ZARA) www.zara.or.at
ZARA is an Austrian association of social work and legal aid specialists. They offer free advice and intervention in cases of racial discrimination, accompany victims in court proceedings, and document reported cases of rights violation.
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Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism (SICSA) sicsa.huji.ac.il
The Vidal Sassoon International Center for the Study of Antisemitism is an interdisciplinary research center. It conducts studies on antisemitism from historical and contemporary perspectives.
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Warwick Religions and Education Research Unit (WRERU) www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/wie/research/wreru
The Warwick Religions and Education Research Unit (WRERU) is a newly developed combination of the Institute of Education and the Religious Education and Community Project at Warwick University. It is dedicated to training and educating teachers in multireligious education as well as conducting research on religious education, intercultural education and citizenship education.
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World Conference of Religions for Peace (WCRP) www.wcrp.org
Religions for Peace is a coalition of representatives of the largest religions of the world, whose purpose is to create a discussion forum for interreligious dialogue and peaceful coexistence. Religions for Peace engages in initiatives related to conflict dynamics, human rights, education for peace, disarmament and security.
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Zentrum für Antisemitismusforschung (ZFA) www.tu-berlin.de/~zfa/
Established in 1982, the Zentrum für Antisemitismusforschung (ZFA) is the only institution of its type in Europe. In its work, ZFZ uses antisemitism as a starting point for broader research on prejudice, discrimination against minorities, migration processes, ethnic conflicts, political extremism, and the history of persecuted minorities.
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Związek Młodzieży Białoruskiej (Union of Belarusian Youth) www.slonko.com.pl
The Union was formed to uphold indigenous identity and culture among Belarusian youth in Poland.
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Związek Romów Polskich (Roma Union Poland) www.romowie.com
The Roma Union Poland works to preserve Romani culture and traditions. It also plays an educational role. It cooperates with governmental institutions and other organizations dealing with ethnic minorities.
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Żydowskie Stowarzyszenie Czulent (Chulent Jewish Association) www.czulent.pl
The Chulent Jewish Association was established in Cracow in 2003. It is an independent association of young Jews. The basis for membership in it is Jewish identity.
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