UBUNTU-World Forum of Civil Society Networks

Organization's name: UBUNTU-World Forum of Civil Society Networks
Organization's acronym: UBUNTU
Headquarters address  
Address: UBUNTU - Jordi Girona 29 Ed. Nexus II - 08034 Barcelona


Spain
Phone: 0034 93 413 7773
Fax: 0034 93 413 7777
Email: ubuntu@ubuntu.upc.edu
Web site: www.ubuntu.upc.edu
Organization type: Non-governmental organization
Languages:
  • French
  • English
  • Catalan
  • Spanish

Activities

Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Agriculture
  • Atomic Energy
  • Citizenship and Governance
  • Climate Change
  • Debt Relief
  • Development
  • Disarmament
  • Economics and Finance
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Extreme poverty
  • Financing for Development
  • Governance
  • Information
  • New Global Institutions
  • Outer Space
  • Peace and Security
  • Science and Technology
  • Statistics
  • Taxation Policy
  • Trade and Development
  • United Nations Reform
  • Women/gender Equality

Financing for Development:
  • External debt
  • Increasing financial and technical cooperation for development
  • International Trade as an engine for development
  • Mobilizing domestic financial resources for development

Social Development:
  • Poverty

Statistics:
  • Demographic and social surveys
  • Development indicators
  • Environmental Accounts
  • Official statistics, principles and practices

Sustainable Development:
  • Climate change
  • Education
  • Finance
  • Gender equality
  • Indicators
  • Poverty
  • Sustainable development in a globalizing world
Geographic scope: International
Country of activity:
  • Belgium
  • Republic of Korea
  • Kiribati
  • Liechtenstein
  • Comoros
  • Estonia
  • Kazakhstan
  • Malta
  • Czechia
  • Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
  • Sweden
  • Greece
  • Uganda
  • Cuba
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Georgia
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Panama
  • Kyrgyzstan
  • South Africa
  • Bhutan
  • Palau
  • Senegal
  • Iraq
  • Mauritania
  • Uruguay
  • Pakistan
  • Turkmenistan
  • Rwanda
  • Jordan
  • Angola
  • Guinea
  • China
  • Slovenia
  • Slovakia
  • Niger
  • Uzbekistan
  • Spain
  • India
  • Thailand
  • Hungary
  • Montenegro
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Djibouti
  • Malawi
  • Guatemala
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Iceland
  • Indonesia
  • Benin
  • Argentina
  • Switzerland
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Cameroon
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Israel
  • Central African Republic
  • Iran (Islamic Republic of)
  • Afghanistan
  • Latvia
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Haiti
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • New Zealand
  • El Salvador
  • Jamaica
  • Bangladesh
  • Sri Lanka
  • Azerbaijan
  • Ethiopia
  • Peru
  • Mexico
  • Norway
  • Syrian Arab Republic
  • Congo
  • Andorra
  • Ireland
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Ghana
  • Bahrain
  • State of Palestine
  • Chile
  • Barbados
  • Canada
  • Liberia
  • Republic of Moldova
  • Marshall Islands
  • Türkiye
  • Micronesia (Federated States of)
  • Denmark
  • Nepal
  • Ukraine
  • San Marino
  • Eswatini
  • Russian Federation
  • Saint Lucia
  • Monaco
  • Suriname
  • Kuwait
  • Brazil
  • Yemen
  • Australia
  • Grenada
  • Burundi
  • Belize
  • Oman
  • Qatar
  • Algeria
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Armenia
  • Vanuatu
  • Japan
  • Sierra Leone
  • Mozambique
  • Chad
  • Honduras
  • Seychelles
  • Romania
  • Bulgaria
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Cape Verde
  • Tonga
  • Guinea Bissau
  • Gambia
  • Belarus
  • Cambodia
  • Libya
  • Mali
  • Eritrea
  • Fiji
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Botswana
  • Democratic People's Republic of Korea
  • Dominica
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Guyana
  • Portugal
  • Dominican Republic
  • Zambia
  • United States of America
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
  • Viet Nam
  • Nicaragua
  • Mongolia
  • Holy See
  • Paraguay
  • Philippines
  • Mauritius
  • Tajikistan
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Finland
  • Lithuania
  • Myanmar
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Cyprus
  • Namibia
  • Ecuador
  • Nauru
  • Zimbabwe
  • Burkina Faso
  • Costa Rica
  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Togo
  • Lebanon
  • North Macedonia
  • Austria
  • Albania
  • Solomon Islands
  • Tuvalu
  • Bahamas
  • Côte D'Ivoire
  • Germany
  • Timor-Leste
  • Colombia
  • Maldives
  • Madagascar
  • Netherlands
  • Egypt
  • Singapore
  • Poland
  • France
  • Tunisia
  • Croatia
  • Sudan
  • Morocco
  • Gabon
  • Luxembourg
  • Somalia
  • Nigeria
  • Italy
  • Samoa
  • Serbia
  • Malaysia
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Develop global partnership for development
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 2000
Year of registration (YYYY): 2006
Organizational structure: Ubuntu is a forum of debate and action permanent in its virtual form and periodical in its physical manifestations. 1. Participants in the forum are all those organizations and/or people who accept the essence of the founding documents and wish to participate. The sovereignty of the UBUNTU Forum resides in its participants.2. The UBUNTU Forum functions in accordance with the following procedures:a) The Meeting of the forum: this is held every one or two years. The agenda and main documents are to be debated in a prior participatory process. The virtual Meeting of the forum is that which permits the permanent forum and will be carried out in the forum's virtual space. b) The Coordinating Committee (and where necessary, the Working Groups): this is the body of work and general motor which guarantees appropriate functioning, procedures and activities of the forum.c) The Ad Hoc Secretariat: this constitutes the professional management of the forum, an entity with its headquarters at the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Barcelonad) Decisions are taken by consensus whenever possible, and otherwise by simple majority of the participants. The decisions taken are never binding for a minority opinion. Any decision and/or public manifestation of the initiative must be accompanied by a list consisting exclusively of the participants who have voted in favour or expressed their support for it.
Number and type of members: UBUNTU counts with about 110 participants. The type of members range from: a) intellectuals, b) international networks of NGOs and c) academia and media.
Funding structure:
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Foreign and international grants

Additional Information

Sustainable Development

Major group affiliation:
  • Non-governmental organization

Financing for Development

Purpose: Not Avaiable