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Independent Commission for Aid Impact
From website: The Independent Commission for Aid Impact scrutinises UK aid spending to ensure UK aid is spent effectively for those who need it most and delivers value for UK tax payers.  ICAI reports to Parliament through the House of Commons International Development Committee.
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Who Profits?
From website: Who Profits is dedicated to exposing the commercial involvement of companies in the continuing Israeli control over Palestinian and Syrian land. The project publishes information about these companies, produces in-depth reports and serves as an information center with a searchable database of companies.
Eurodad
From website: Eurodad (European Network on Debt and Development) is a network of 46 NGOs from 20 European countries working to push for development policies that support pro-poor and democratically-defined sustainable development strategies; support the empowerment of Southern people to chart their own path towards development and ending poverty; and seek a lasting and sustainable solution to the debt crisis, appropriate development financing, and a stable international financial system conducive to development. The main institutions targeted by the Eurodad network are European governments, the World Bank, International Monetary Fund and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
Bank Information Center
From website: The Bank Information Center partners with civil society in developing and transition countries to influence the World Bank and other international financial institutions (IFIs) to promote social and economic justice and ecological sustainability. BIC is an independent, non-profit, non-governmental organization that advocates for the protection of rights, participation, transparency, and public accountability in the governance and operations of the World Bank Group and regional development banks.
Charity and Security Network
From website: The Charity & Security Network is made up of a broad cross-section of charities working on humanitarian aid, development, peacebuilding, human rights and civil liberties, along with grantmakers, donors and faith-based groups. They seek to protect civil society’s ability to carry out peacebuilding, humanitarian aid, human rights and development work without being unduly constrained by counterterrorism laws and policies. They are the preiminent source of current information and research about US anti-terrorism policy.
Social Watch
From website: Social Watch is an international network of citizens’ organizations in the struggle to eradicate poverty and the causes of poverty, to end all forms of discrimination and racism, to ensure an equitable distribution of wealth and the realization of human rights. Social Watch holds governments, the UN system and international organizations accountable for the fulfilment of national, regional and international commitments to eradicate poverty.
Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights
From website: Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights is a legal charity in the UK that provides legal advice and support; human rights and international law education and advocacy; research, monitoring and urgent actions on rights violations; public policy and lobbying; and utilising human rights complaint mechanisms of domestic and international institutions. Gaza Accountability is LPHR’s project to secure justice and legal accountability for Palestinian victims of alleged serious violations of international law.
Reality of Aid
From website: The Reality of Aid Network (RoA) is the only major North/South international non-governmental initiative focusing exclusively on analysis and lobbying for poverty eradication policies and practices in the international aid regime. It brings together 172 member organizations, including more than 40 civil society regional and global networks, working in the field of international cooperation in the 21 donor countries of the OECD, and in Europe, the Americas, Africa, and in the Asia/Pacific.
Publish What You Fund
From website: Publish What You Fund is a not-for-profit organisation that campaigns for aid transparency – more and better information about aid. It was launched at the 2008 Accra High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness by a coalition of governance, aid effectiveness and access to information organisations.
Integrity Watch Afghanistan
From website: Integrity Watch is an Afghan civil society organization that puts corruption under the spotlight through community monitoring, research, and advocacy. They mobilize and train communities to monitor infrastructure projects, public services, courts, and extractives industries. They develop community monitoring tools, provide policy-oriented research, facilitate policy dialogue, and advocate for integrity, transparency, and accountability in Afghanistan.

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