African Commission on Human and People's Rights

Albanian Human Rights Group (AHRG)

American Express Foundation

Article 19

Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions

Asia Pacific Philanthropy Consortium (APPC)

Asociación pro Derechos Humanos (APRODEH)

Balkan Civil Society Development Network

Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies

Bernard van Leer Foundation

British Institute of Human Rights (BIHR)

CIVICUS - Worldwide Alliance for Citizen Participation

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Center for International and Strategic Studies (CISS)

Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy, (CNP) Urban Institute

Central European and Eurasian Law Initiative (CEELI)

Centre for the Study of Global Governance

Charity Commission for England and Wales

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)

Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative

Constitution of the Republic of the Fiiji Islands 1997 Bill of Rights International Legal Analysis

Derechos Human Rights

EU Monitoring and Advocacy Program of the Open Society Institute

EastWest Institute

European Court of Human Rights (ECHR)

European Foundation Centre (EFC)

Fiji Human Rights Commission

Ford Foundation

Forum 18

Forum of Non-Governmental Organizations from Kraljevo/Serbia

Freedom House

FreedomInfo: Online Network of Freedom of Information Advocates


Human Rights First

Human Rights Watch

Human Sciences Research Council (South Africa)

ICNL (founded by Leon Irish and Karla Simon in 1992)

IJNL (founded by Karla Simon in 1998)

Institute of Development Studies (IDS)

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR)

International Federation of Human Rights (FIDH)

International Foundation for Election Systems (IFES)

International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX)

International League of Human Rights (ILHR)

International Republican Institute (IRI)

International Year of Volunteers (IYV)

Legal Resources Centre (South Africa)

Media Institute for Southern Africa (MISA)

National Democratic Institute (NDI)

Norwegian law on FOI from corps (see in particular chapter 4)

OSI Justice Initiative


One World Trust


Organization of American States (OAS)



Philippines Council for NGO Certification (PCNC)

Public Interest Law Initiative (PILI) Budapest, Hungary

Rights and Democracy

Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF)

Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF)

South African Human Rights Commission


The Carter Center – human rights organizations

The Fund for Peace (FFP)

Transparency International (TI)

Trust for Civil Society in Central & Eastern Europe

Youth for Human Rights International