CIDA's aim is to:Manage Canada's support and resources effectively and accountably to achieve meaningful, sustainable results; Engage in policy development in Canada and internationally, enabling Canada's effort to realize its development objectives.
"The mandate of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada includes Managing Canada's support and resources effectively and accountably to achieve meaningful, sustainable results [and engaging in policy development in Canada and internationally, enabling Canada's effort to realize its development objectives."
The directory of development organizations, listing 70,000 development organizations, has been prepared to facilitate international cooperation and knowledge sharing in development work, both among civil society organizations, academic and research institutions, governments and the private sector.
"Our vision is a world in which poverty does not exist, social justice prevails and economic growth is focused on improving human wellbeing. We believe that research knowledge can drive the change that must happen in order for this vision to be realised."
"The International Economic Development Group aims to influence events in the international arena that affect development. It achieves this by undertaking high quality innovative research in areas relevant to contemporary policy debates, and making the results accessible to opinion formers and policy makers."
The Traditional Knowledge Information Portal [was] developed by the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity in order to promote awareness and enhance access by indigenous and local communities and other interested parties to information on traditional knowledge, innovations and practices relevant for the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity.
The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) is an advisory body to the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), with a mandate to discuss indigenous issues related to economic and social development, culture, the environment, education, health and human rights.
The World Bank aims to promote Indigenous Peoples' development in a manner which ensures that the development process fosters full respect for the dignity, human rights, and uniqueness of Indigenous Peoples.
Indigenous Information Network (IIN) is a non-profit, Non Governmental Organization (NGO) registered in the Republic of Kenya under the Non Governmental Organization Act of 1990. It was founded in 1996 and was legally registered in 2001. The organization was founded by a group of professionals in response to addressing needs particularly regarding availing information through media and other channels about Indigenous Peoples, their livelihoods and challenges they face as they struggle to exist. The organization has been managed by volunteers since 1996 and has been involved in dissemination of information, environmental conservation activities, community development, and advocacy activities in support of Indigenous and Minority Peoples in the region.