The Adolescent Girls Advocacy and Leadership Initiative (AGALI), implemented by the International Health Programs of the Public Health Institute, strengthens advocacy efforts and leadership capacity to improve the economic circumstances and educational opportunities for adolescent girls and young women in Latin America and Africa.
The Agence Francaise de Developpement (French Development Agency, AFD) is a bi-lateral development finance institution established in 1941 that works on behalf of the French government. Its mission is to finance development according to France's Overseas Development Assistance policies. AFD's activities are aimed at reducing poverty and inequalities, promoting sustainable economic growth, and protecting Global Public Goods of benefit to all humanity. Protecting Global Public Goods includes the fight against climate change and pandemics; the preservation of biodiversity; the promotion of social and environmental responsibility; as well as aid to countries weakened by strife, war and natural disasters.
The Alliance for Climate Protection was founded in 2006 by Al Gore, Nobel Laureate and former Vice President of the United States. With more than 5,000,000 members worldwide, the Alliance is a unique non-profit, non-partisan organization that is committed to educating the global community about the urgency of implementing comprehensive solutions to the climate crisis. Through its work with The Climate Project, Repower America, the WE Campaign, the Reality Coalition, and its affiliated organization, The Climate Protection Action Fund, the Alliance seeks to present choices and offer changes that will protect our planet for future generations.
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and counsels victims of disasters; provides nearly half of the nation's blood supply; teaches lifesaving skills; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization--not a government agency--and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its humanitarian mission
The Australian Government's overseas aid program is improving the lives of millions of people in developing countries. Australia is working with the governments and people of developing countries to deliver aid where it is most needed and most effective.
Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people's health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. In the United States, it seeks to ensure that all people--especially those with the fewest resources--have access to the opportunities they need to succeed in school and life.
Blue Moon Fund was established in April 2002 by Diane Edgerton Miller and Patricia Jones Edgerton. Together they shared more than 70 years of experience in philanthropy and dedication to preserving the sustainable quality of life on our planet. Blue Moon Fund emerged from the 2001 restructuring of the W. Alton Jones Foundation, which had been created in 1944 by Pat's father and Diane's grandfather, W. Alton Jones. Led by Diane, Blue Moon Fund is continuing with a strategic, initiative-based philanthropy that helps improve the human relationship to the natural world.
Citizens for Global Solutions is a nationwide organization that inspires America to engage the world. Our members recognize that in today's interconnected world, our lives, our jobs and our families are increasingly affected by global problems. Challenges like terrorism, climate change, failed states and infectious diseases cannot be addressed by any one country alone, not even the United States. Citizens for Global Solutions believes that countries can best solve global problems by working together to find global solutions.
The Club of Madrid is an independent organization dedicated to strengthening democracy around the world by drawing on the unique experience and resources of its Members — democratic former heads of state and government. In partnership with other organizations and governments that share its democracy-promotion goals, the Club of Madrid provides peer to peer counsel, strategic support and technical advice to leaders and institutions working towards democratic transition and consolidation.
Conservation International (CI) applies innovations in science, economics, policy and community participation to protect the Earth's richest regions of plant and animal diversity in the biodiversity hotspots, high-biodiversity wilderness areas and key marine ecosystems. With headquarters in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, CI works in more than 40 countries on four continents.