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International & Community Development

The most relevant websites for Humanitarian & Development Studies

ACFID
The Australian Council for International Development unites Australia's non-government aid and international development organisations  to strengthen their impact against poverty. It aims to eradicate poverty and gross inequality.

APO (Analysis and Policy Observatory)
APO, an Australian non-for-profit organisation hosts and provides free access to a wide range of grey literature, data, journal articles and books, audio and video and online resources

INTRAC
INTRAC is a not-for-profit organisation promoting civil society policy and practice with the aim of reducing poverty and inequality.

UNDP Human Development Reports
Reports from the United Nations Development Programme, based on the Human Development Index which focuses on people and their opportunities and choices.

World Bank World Development Reports
The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. The World Development Reports are published annually and each one focuses on a specific aspect of development.

DevPolicy Blog
A blog produced by the Development Policy Centre and the Australian National University.

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals
Seventeen goals promoting sustainable development, each with specific targets to be reached by 2030.

Cultural Development Network
The Cultural Development Network is a Melbourne-based organisation that aims to enrich culture and society through the arts, libraries and cultural heritage. Their website contains research reports, conference proceedings and other useful information.

ODI
ODI is a think tank that seeks to provide evidence and research to promote sustainability, peace, and human flourishing.

OECD
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development brings together the governments of countries committed to democracy and the market economy from around the world to support sustainable economic growth, boost employment, raise living standards, maintain financial stability, assist other countries' economic development, and contribute to growth in world trade.

United Nations
According to its Charter, the UN has four purposes: to maintain international peace and security; to develop friendly relations among nations; to cooperate in solving international problems and in promoting respect for human rights; and to be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations.

World Bank Open Knowledge Repository
The World Bank’s official open access repository for its research outputs and knowledge products.

Asian Development Bank Data and Research