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last updated 18-Aug-2020
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This is a list / directory of selected Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) dealing with global security issues, including those related to the provision of private security or military services. To give you a better idea of what each organization focuses on, whenever possible we have added to each listing at least one item related to global or private security. However, please visit the page of each listed NGO, as they cover many more issues related to the privatization of security than the ones highlighted.
NGOs: A - F
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Aegis Trust
The Aegis Trust was established in July 2000 in response to the Kosovo crisis and their recognition of the need to focus efforts on the prevention of genocide and its missions is "To work towards the prediction, prevention and ultimately the elimination of genocide for the benefit of mankind primarily through research, education and the dissemination of information and advice."
» UK Parliamentary Work. Aegis provides the Secretariat for the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Prevention of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity. It has over 120 members.
To join campaigns such as the ones promoted by Aegis, please visit the CHARITY page


Amnesty International (AI)
Amnesty International is a global movement of more than 7 million people who campaign for a world where human rights are enjoyed by all. We reach almost every country in the world and have more than 2 million members and supporters and more than 5 million activists who strengthen our calls for justice.
» Learn About Human Rights. In this section you find information on the human rights situation in more than 150 countries and on AI's key areas of work.


Business & Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRC)
BHRC works with everyone to advance human rights in business. They track the human rights abuse and advances of companies around the world, and help the vulnerable eradicate abuse..
» PMSC Bulletin. The PMSC bulletin is published by Business & Human Rights Resource Centre twice a year.  It highlights key developments reported by a broad range of NGOs, governments, journalists and others including PMSCs themselves.


Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT)
CAAT, established in 1974, is a UK-based organisation working to end the international arms trade. CAAT considers that security needs to be seen in much broader terms that are not dominated by military and arms company interests. A wider security policy would have the opportunity to reallocate resources according to actual threats and benefits, including addressing major causes of insecurity such as inequality and climate change.
» UK Arms Export Licences. This in an interactive resource providing information of export licenses by country of destination


Founded in 1945, CARE is a leading international humanitarian organization fighting global poverty. ARE places special focus on working alongside women and girls living in poverty because, equipped with the proper resources, women and girls have the power to help whole families and entire communities escape poverty.


Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD)
CDD was established in the United Kingdom in 1997 as an independent, not-for-profit, research training, advocacy and capacity building organisation. The purpose was to mobilise global opinion and resources for democratic development and provide an independent space to reflect critically on the challenges posed to the democratisation and development processes in West Africa.
» Reports. Field activity reports.



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