Browse Category by Global Activism
Global Activism

Avaaz Continued Effort for a Peaceful Earth

Avaaz is a nongovernmental organization with its headquarters in the United States. This amazing organization was established in 2007 with the aim of promoting activism all over the world. Avaaz major concern is climate change, poverty, human rights, animal rights and conflict. Avaaz was initially co-founded by Res publica which is a community of professionals who were dedicated to promote good governance, democracy as well as civic virtue. The other founders were Ricken Patel, Tom Pravda, an American non-profit group and service Employees international union.

Avaaz has since 2009 not accepted donations from corporations. This organization relies mainly on its members contributions which has enabled it reach large groups of needy people all over the world. Its global awareness campaigns are conducted by their dedicated teams of campaigners in more than 30 countries around the globe. As they oversee peaceful campaigns in nations of the world, these dedicated teams communicate mainly via emails, video clips and online public petitions. On other nations Avaaz crews use advertisements and summon legal advisers to clarify how the campaigns are being carried out. To know more about Avaaz click here.

Avaaz does this with the aim of preventing any eruption of war. Apart from preventing political injustices Avaaz is concerned with other challenges facing the human family. For instance when there was an outbreak of swine flu in London, members of Avaaz pressurized Chinese embassy to take responsibility and negotiate on the way forward to curb the killer flue. Flickr Photos.

Avaaz conducts awareness campaigns to curb climate change in the world. Members of Avaaz provide nations with crucial information about global warming and how every country can participate in preventing this danger. This critical information ensures that the world is a very safe place for its every occupant, whereas appropriate measures are taken in time to prevent any major catastrophes that might plague the world.