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International Oil Working Group

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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:
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Peru
  • Uganda
  • Ghana
  • Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
  • Costa Rica
  • Ecuador
  • Canada
  • Kenya
  • Nigeria
  • El Salvador
  • Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
  • Qatar
  • South Africa
  • United Republic of Tanzania
  • United States of America
  • Millennium Development Goals:
  • Promote gender equality and empower women
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Mission statement:
    Year established:
    Year of registration: 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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