International Oil Working Group

Organization's name: International Oil Working Group
Organization's acronym: IOWG
Headquarters address  
Address: 2b, 987 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, N.Y. 10025

United States of America
Phone: 1 212 678 1028
Organization type: Non-governmental organization
  • Spanish
  • English
  • French


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate Change
  • Development
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • International Law
  • Water
  • Women/gender Equality

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Women and the environment

Social Development:
  • Indigenous issues

Sustainable Development:
  • Agriculture
  • Atmosphere
  • Biodiversity
  • Climate change
  • Energy
  • Forests
  • Freshwater
  • Gender equality
  • Land management
  • Mining
  • Protecting and managing the natural resources
  • Sustainable development for Africa
  • Sustainable development in a globalizing world
  • Trade and environment
  • Transport

Peace and Development in Africa:
  • Development in Africa
  • Peace in Africa

Conflict Resolution in Africa:
  • Conflicts Resolution
Geographic scope: International
Country of activity:
  • Qatar
  • United States of America
  • Kenya
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
  • Canada
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • Nigeria
  • Ghana
  • Uganda
  • Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
  • South Africa
  • Peru
  • Costa Rica
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 1977
Year of registration (YYYY): 1981
Organizational structure: We have two co-directors and several volunteer researchers and interns in several countries. We are a network of energy specialists and innovators who value 'crowd-sourcing'as a problem-solving methodology. We foster coordinated research and action to promote climate solutions that are equitable and sustainable.
Number and type of members: The International Oil Working Group brings together dozens of scholars and practitioners from some 14 countries. The Network is constantly expanding, driven in part by the expansion of concern to address climate change.
Affiliation with NGO networks: The International Oil Working Group has cooperative relations with many environmental, energy and gender organizations and networks concerned with climate change.
Funding structure:
  • Grants from Governments
  • Other sources
Funding structure other: The International Oil Working Group is self-financed from member contributions. Most activities are fueled by volunteer research and labour.

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