NGOs, International Affair, Policies Studies

The Asia Foundation (English) is a nonprofit international development organization committed to improving lives across a developing Asia.

Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH) (English/Polish) is a Polish non-governmental humanitarian organization. PAH helps the victims of humanitarian crises caused by armed conflicts and natural disasters. It operates in Poland and other countries.

The Social Research Council (English) is an independent, international non-profit organization. It fosters innovative research, nurtures new generations of social scientists, deepens how inquiry is practiced within and across disciplines and mobilizes necessary knowledge on important public issues.

Freedom House (English) is an independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion of freedom and democracy around the world. They analyze the challenges to freedom, advocating for greater political rights and civil liberties, and supporting frontline activists to defend human rights and promote democratic change.

Institute for Security and Development Policy (English) is dedicated to expanding
understanding of international affairs, focusing on the inter-relationship between security, conflict, and development. The Institute strongly believes in ethnic diversity, gender equality, and religious and political freedom and firmly stands for it in all aspects of its work.

Publication of The SMERU Research Institute (Indonesian and English) is an independent institution for research and public policy studies. They provide accurate and timely information, as well as objective analyses on various socioeconomic and poverty issues considered most urgent and relevant for the people of Indonesia.

International Labour Migration Statistics Database in ASEAN (ILMS) (English) gathers together official government data from a number of statistical sources on international migrant workers’ stocks and flows within the region as well as on countries’ nationals living or working abroad.

The Combating Terrorism Center at West Point (English) conducts research on terrorism around the globe, including Central, South and Southeast Asia.

Al Jazeera Centre for Studies (English) is one of Al Jazeera network agencies. It conducts in-depth analysis of current affairs at both Arab and global levels. Its research agenda focuses primarily on geopolitics and strategic developments in the Arab world and the surrounding regions.

The Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality (AFE) (English) focuses on gender studies and issues in the Arab countries; it supports sexuality, gender and bodily rights’ movements in the region through capacity building, knowledge production, exchange, and security and emergency response.

The Institute for Palestine Studies (IPS) (English) works exclusively to documentation, research, analysis, and publication on Palestinian affairs and the Arab-Israeli conflict.

The Journal of Palestine Studies (English) is issued by the Institute for Palestine Studies (IPS) to produce studies on Palestinian affairs and the Arab-Israeli conflict.

​The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (English) is one of the leading and biggest research institutions in the Arab world, dedicated to furthering scholarship in the social sciences and humanities.

Egyptian Institute for Studies (English) is operated by Egyptian opposition based in Turkey. It focuses on the political, economic, social issues of Egypt and the regional issues in general.

Asean Digital Library (English) is a general repository of various library resources in the ASEAN region. It aggregates and connects the digitized resources of National Libraries of all ASEAN member states.

ASEANStatsDataPortal (English) is an online repository of different data sets which can be used in analyzing tourism, employment, investment, trade, transportation and infrastructure in the ASEAN region.

Library of Congress (English) is the largest library in the world and is the main research arm of the U.S. Congress. Its digital collections provides thousands of primary and secondary sources useful for the study of American history, politics, and culture.

Europeana Collections (English) provides access to 58,318,521 artworks, artefacts, books, films and music from European museums, galleries, libraries and archives. Its collections feature sources that cover broad ranging topics such as archaeology, maps and geography, art, fashion, migration, and even the First World War.

Slave Voyages (English) is an online Trans-Atlantic and Intra-American Slave Trade Database that has information on almost 36,000 slaving voyages that forced millions of mostly unnamed Africans across the Atlantic to the Americas and from rom one part of the Americas to another between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Transformation Index BTI (English) assesses the overall state of development of a country concerning political, economic and socioeconomic aspects. It includes all countries in the world.

Counter Punch (English) is a magazine published six times per year in the United States that covers politics in a manner its editors describe as “muckraking with a radical attitude”. It has been described as left-wing.

The Progressive Populist (English) prints populist essays, speeches, and articles from independent newspapers and magazines. It publishes progressive and populist columnists whose points of view are blocked out of most daily newspaper op-ed pages.

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