CLIMATE ACTION NETWORK INTERNATIONAL
The Climate Action Network (CAN) is a worldwide network of over 1300 Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in over 120 countries working to promote government and individual action to limit human-induced climate change to ecologically sustainable levels.
OXFAM HONG KONG
Oxfam Hong Kong dates back to 1976 when volunteers joined hands to open a shop for second-hand goods in Hong Kong and raise funds for anti-poverty projects around the world. Some of our first initiatives in the 1970s and 80s were to advocate for justice for Vietnamese refugees who fled to Hong Kong during the Vietnam War, and to help save lives in Ethiopia during the 1984 famine.
LOCAL GOVERNMENTS FOR SUSTAINABILITY
Established in 2012, ICLEI KCC is hosted by the Kaohsiung Government. The services KCC provides fulfill the tasks of the ICLEI World Secretariat and supports ICLEI Regional Offices. Kaohsiung Capacity Center is also available to outside partners with specific project needs and deliverables.
THE CLIMATE SERVICE CENTER GERMANY
The Climate Service Center Germany (GERICS) was initiated by the German Federal Government in 2009 as a fundamental part of the German hightech-strategy for climate protection. Since June 2014, GERICS has been a scientific organizational entity of Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht – Zentrum für Material- und Küstenforschung GmbH.
INTRODUCTION TO TAIWAN ALLIANCE IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (TAIWAN AID)
Established by Noordhoff Craniofacial Foundation, Zhi-Shan Foundation Taiwan, Eden Social Welfare Foundation, and Taiwan Root Medical Peace Corps, and Field Relief Agency of Taiwan in 2004, and registered in 2013, Taiwan AID (Taiwan Alliance in International Development) is a platform for Taiwan-based nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) with nearly 30 members working all over the world. Members are involved in various sectors, such as medical service, education, information, gender issues, emergency relief, community development, human trafficking, humanitarian assistance, and volunteer service.
CityNet is the largest association of urban stakeholders committed to sustainable development in the Asia Pacific region. Established in 1987 with the support of UNESCAP, UNDP and UN-Habitat, the Network of cities has grown to include over 135 municipalities, NGOs, private companies and research centers.
The Stanford Office of International Affairs launched Stanford Off-campus Learning Opportunities (SOLO) as part of an initiative to simplify the search, application and travel preparation for off-campus learning opportunities. SOLO also reduces the administrative burden incurred by the staff who manage these opportunities and provides better data for program- to university-level leadership to develop these opportunities.
The World Smart Sustainable Cities Organization (WeGO), established by 50 founding members in 2010, is an international association of city and other local governments, smart tech solution providers, and national and regional institutions committed to the transformation of cities into smart sustainable cities.