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International Human Development Indicators
"Explore human development data from around the world using the interactive tools below. Data presented here were used in the preparation of the 2016 Human Development Report, released on 21 March 2017. "
World Happiness Report
"The World Happiness Report is a landmark survey of the state of global happiness. The World Happiness Report 2017 ranks 155 countries by their happiness levels."
Freedom in the World: An Annual Study of Political Rights and Civil Liberties
"Freedom House is a U.S.-based 501 U.S. Government funded non-governmental organization that conducts research and advocacy on democracy, political freedom, and human rights. Freedom House was founded in October 1941."
The Girl Effect
"We work with girls and those around them to create active champions of a world in which she reaches her full potential and the cycle of poverty is disrupted."
"We identify the most ignored global facts by comparing what people think against the official statistics."
The Quota Project
"The aim is to provide women’s rights, gender equality advocates, and election practitioners with an easily accessible resource on gender quotas."
AISL Library Youtube Playlist of Videos Related To Development
UN Sustainable Development Goals Website (last updated on website 7 November 2019)
Selected Development Organizations & Websites
"Transparency International is an international non-governmental organization which is based in Berlin, Germany, and was founded in 1993. Its nonprofit purpose is to take action to combat corruption and prevent criminal activities arising from corruption."
United Nations Development Program
This is the UNDP's official website. The videos and information on the site are outstanding!
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
"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."
World Vision International
"World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice."
African Development Bank
"The overarching objective of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group is to spur sustainable economic development and social progress in its regional member countries (RMCs), thus contributing to poverty reduction."
Catholic Relief Services
"We work with organizations around the world to help poor and vulnerable people overcome emergencies, earn a living through agriculture and access affordable health care."
Helen Keller International
"Founded in 1915, Helen Keller International is dedicated to saving and improving the sight and lives of the world's vulnerable by combatting the causes and consequences of blindness, poor health and malnutrition."
Save The Children International
"Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. Around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm."