North America

Center for Democracy and Technology

CDT works to promote democratic values by shaping technology policy and architecture, with a focus on the rights of the individual. We will:

1. Champion policies, laws, and technical designs that empower people to use technology for good while protecting against invasive, discriminatory, and exploitative uses.

2. Insist online platforms be transparent, accountable, and respect human rights. Regulation should set limits on the collection and use of personal information and give people greater control.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

In an increasingly crowded, chaotic, and contested world and marketplace of ideas, the Carnegie Endowment offers decisionmakers global, independent, and strategic insight and innovative ideas that advance international peace. We are 120 thinkers and doers from diverse disciplines and perspectives spread across more than twenty countries and six global centers working together as one network to advance international peace. We focus on disorder, governance, geoeconomics and strategy, and technology and international affairs.

International Center for Not-For-Profit Law

We believe that all people have the right to join together to make their communities and the world a better place. To achieve this, everyone needs a safe, legal environment that supports civic freedoms, philanthropy, and public participation.

We work with civil society organizations, governments, and the international community to strengthen the legal environment for civil society. For more than twenty-five years, ICNL has worked alongside partners in more than 100 countries, providing us with in-depth expertise from local to global contexts.

Global Forum for Media Development

The Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD), a not-for-profit, Belgian registered ASBL, is a network of journalism support and media assistance groups established in 2005 in Amman, Jordan. The GFMD’s core value is to support the creation and strengthening of journalism and free, independent, sustainable and pluralistic news ecosystems.

GFMD’s vision is summarised in a code of practice developed by and for its members as a common ethical framework to which GFMD members commit themselves. Our aims foster: