• Resources and Tool Box
      The Library is split into a Resources section and a Tool Box section. In the Resource section are NGO reports, academic articles, international instruments and reports. The Tool Box section contains resources that aim to help NGOs and individuals with campaigning, lobbying, building coalitions, working with the media and other practical activities.

      Search in title and abstract
      Enter here words to search for in the title and abstract of library resources. Please note that it is not possible to search the full text of library resources as they are hosted on external websites.

      Search by country or region

      Type the first letters of the country or region relevant to your search and choose among the options available, or click on “List” to choose one or several geographical areas.

      Year of publication
      Enter a year in YYYY format in the “from” field to search for resources published during and after that year.
      Enter a year in YYYY format in the “to” field to search for resources published during and before that year.
      Use both fields to restrict your search to a range of years or a single year.

      Search by keywords
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      Search by type of document
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      Search by language
      Restrict your search to resources in one or several languages. To select several languages, hold down the CTRL key on Windows or the ⌘ key on Mac.

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