Below, you find a selection of relevant electronic newsletters which are
available free of charge. After subscribing, newsletters will be sent to you via email.
If you want the Toolkit to include other newsletters not listed here, please let us know (email@example.com) !
ASIAN WOMEN'S RESOURCE EXCHANGE (AWORC)
is an Internet-based women's information service and network in Asia. AWORC develops
cooperative approaches and partnerships in increasing access to and exploring applications
of new information and communication technologies (ICT) for women's empowerment. AWORC's
website address is http://www.jca.apc.org/aworc.
is a free Monthly Webzine that provides news about women from all over the world and
offers a listings of 1000s of Womens: Groups/ Courses/ Resources/ Events and more.
BEIJING + 5 BULLETIN
is an occasional bulletin by UNDP (Gender In Development Programme) that disseminates
official information about the review, share updates about UNDPs plans for
participation in the preparatory process at different levels, and highlight information
resources and networking opportunities. Visit the web-site at http://www.undp.org/gender/gb/bjbullet/bjbullet2.html
for a fully formatted version of this news bulletin, or to read our periodical "UNDP
Send questions and submissions for UNDP's Beijing +5 Bulletin to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
BEST PRACTICES NEWSLETTER
is published by the Best Practices and Local Leadership Programme (BLP) of the United
Nations Centre for Human Settlements (Habitat) to inform and to stimulate exchange between
local authorities, civic organisations, policy makers, researchers and urban practitioners
for making our cities and communities more liveable. For more information on the BLP,
please visit http://www.sustainabledevelopment.org/blp.
CAMPAIGN FOR FOOD SAFETY NEWS (formerly "Food Bytes")
provides news and information about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in agriculture
and food production. To Subscribe to the free electronic newsletter, send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org with the simple message in the body of
the text: subscribe pure-food-action. Check the Campaign's web-site at http://www.purefood.org. The Campaign is affiliated
with the Organic Consumers Association, at http://www.organicconsumers.org
"CHIAPAS AL DIA" BULLETIN
is to synthesize some of the information available from various sources, touching
on the high points of the debate concerning Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). If you
wish to be placed on a list to receive the English version of the Bulletin, or the
Spanish, or both, please direct a request to the e-mail address below. Indicate whether
you wish to receive the email or the "attached file" (Word 7 for Windows 95)
version. Email: email@example.com.
Visit the web-site at http://www.ciepac.org/.
CODEP: UK CONFLICT, DEVELOPMENT & PEACE NETWORK
One of the main aims of the CODEP network is to provide a forum for the exchange of
information and thinking on the causes and impact of conflict and the promotion of good
practice in peace-building and development.
The newsletter is being sent out to a wide range of organisations, networks, institutions
and individuals working in the field in the UK and internationally.
To subscribe, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
or the CODEP Co-ordinator, Kathleen Armstrong, at email@example.com.
If you have recent publications, upcoming workshops, conferences or seminars, ongoing or
completed research and/or projects that you would like to tell pass on, please send the
details to Kathleen Armstrong, Co-ordinator, CODEP at email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
CODEP would also like to start featuring organisations, networks and institutions in the
newsletter to let people know who is doing what. So please send us a summary of your
current research, projects, objectives and activities and we will put it in the
CSS INTERNET NEWS (tm)
is a daily e-mail publication that has been providing up to date information to Netizens
since 1996. Subscription information is available at http://www.bestnet.org/~jwalker/inews.htm
or send an e-mail to email@example.com with
SUBINFO CSSINEWS in the SUBJECT line.
ENB - EARTH NEGOTIATIONS BULLETIN
is a daily news bulletin produced at numerous international meetings on
sustainable development issues. On the first day of each meeting, ENB publishes a short
summary of the respective body and topic; on the last day, ENB provides a summary of the
meeting. Electronic versions are sent to e-mail distribution lists and can be found on the
Linkages WWW server at http://www.iisd.ca/linkages.
For information on the Earth Negotiations Bulletin, send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ENB is published by the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD);
email: email@example.com. Linkages web site, a major gateway
to sustainable development on the internet, at http://www.iisd.ca.
is a weekly e-mail development information service compiled by the Programme for
Development Research (PRODDER) at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), on behalf of
CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation, in order to inform the international
development community of important and interesting events and initiatives in the
development field. This service is provided free of charge every Tuesday to any interested
individual or organisation with an e-mail address. Those interested in becoming e-CIVICUS
subscribers will be added to the list on request. Subscribers are welcome to submit
information and comments based on these categories for inclusion in future editions. This
information must reach PRODDER by Friday every week. Visit the web-site at http://www.prodder.co.za/ or http://www.hsrc.ac.za/prodder.html
The Electronic Journal for Information Systems In Developing Countries strives to
become the foremost international forum for practitioners, teachers, researchers and
policy makers to share their knowledge and experience in the design, development,
implementation, management and evaluation of information systems and technologies in
developing countries. There will be no subscription fees. Topics of interest are as wide
and diverse as the audience that we address. However, certain issues relating to ICTs in
developing countries sit at the forefront of system planning and development activities.
Visit the journal's website for further information at http://www.unimas.my/fit/roger/EJISDC/EJISDC.htm
ELDIS DEVELOPMENT REPORTER
the Information Gateway to new information sources on development. All documents
are available free on the Internet (or you can try the experimental email-only option).
ELDIS currently includes descriptions and links to over 3000 organisations and over 6000
full-text online documents covering development and environmental issues. It can be
searched or browsed free over the Internet. To receive instructions on how to obtain any
articles in full-text by email, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the
web-site at http://nt1.ids.ac.uk/eldis.htm
a regular newsletter from UNDP's Gender in
Development Programme, providing news about meetings, publications, networks,
schedules, etc. on what is happening inside the UN and in partnership with the UN on
woomen's and gender issues. Also provides information on how to get involved in upcoming
regional and international meetings.
If you have questions on or submissions for GenderBeat, please contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
UNDP Gender Beat is also available on the UNDP web-site at http://www.undp.org/gender, click on
GILC News Alert
is the newsletter of the Global Internet Liberty Campaign, an international coalition of
organizations working to protect and enhance online civil liberties and human rights.
Organizations are invited to join GILC by contacting email@example.com.More information about GILC members
and news is available at http://www.gilc.org/.
You may re-print or redistribute the GILC NEWS ALERT freely. To subscribe to the alert,
please send an mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
with the following message in the body: <subscribe gilc-announce>.
GREENER MANAGEMENT INTERNATIONAL
about partnerships between NGOs and businesses on environmental issues. To subscribe and
check the archives, visit http://www.mailbase.ac.uk/lists/business-ngo-relations.
Check the Greenleaf web-site at http://www.greenleaf-publishing.com
is an information list dealing with international human rights concerning women.
To subscribe, send a message expressing your wish to do so to the listowner, Debra Guzman,
Is the Newsletter of the ID21 Development Research reporting service. The ID21
online collection contains hundreds of policy-relevant research digests on critical global
development issues, drawn from over 40 major UK-based economics and social studies
departments and think-tanks, together with a wide range of NGO research departments and
consultants. ID21News brings you regular updates of the latest additions to the
collection. To see the whole collection visit the Web-site at http://www.id21.org.
written by Anna White and Sean Sheehan, is distributed monthly to organizations
working on consumption issues. Back issues can be read at http://www.newdream.org/bulletin/. To submit
material for possible inclusion in In Balance or to be added/removed from the distribution
list, please contact email@example.com
is a quarterly electronic journal that focuses on current Latin American politics
from a progressive perspective. Every three months, it runs a feature coverage on a
specific country. Topics may include resistance movements, environmental activism,
campesinos, labor issues, diasporas, human rights, U.S. policy towards Latin America,
women and sexual minorities, U.S. interventionism, the social impact of economic
"reforms," etc. Visit the web-site at http://www.igc.org/isla.
IWTC WOMEN'S GLOBALNET
is produced by: International Women's Tribune Centre; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. GlobalNet keeps you updated on the
follow-up of the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing in 1995 and preparations for
Beijing +5 in 2000. It also disseminates news on womens rights issues in general,
relevant resources, events, publications, networks.
LA TOILE D'ELLES
is an electronic newsletter, published by ENDA-SYNFEV on gender issues in francophone
Africa. The newsletter is published in French.
"La toile d'elles", bulletin electronique bimensuel des femmes d'Afrique
francophone, publie par ENDA-SYNFEV email@example.com en partenariat avec Inter Press Service
Francophone firstname.lastname@example.org et Les Penelopes email@example.com, avec le soutien du
Fonds francophone des inforoutes firstname.lastname@example.org.
ENDA-SYNFEV : http://www.enda.sn/synfev/synfev.htm
Informations, contributions et abonnements : email@example.com
LIFE, WISDOM AND FUTURE
The Newsletter of the Earth Council's Indigenous Peoples Program "Life, Wisdom and
Future" is a periodical publication of the Indigenous Peoples Program of the Earth
Council, with the valuable contribution of the Fetzer Institute. To subscribe or to send
comments and contributions, please contact:
The Indigenous Peoples Program / The Earth Council; Post Office Box 2323-1002, San Jose
Costa Rica; Tel: (506) 256-1611; Fax: (506) 255 2197; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Indigenous Peoples Program of the Earth Council is currently developing a process to
gather contributions (research papers, articles and related documents). If you wish to
contribute, please send said documents to the same address.
NEWS AND TRENDS
The News and Trends section of the Consumption and Production Patterns website is a
"bulletin board" for selected information on projects, initiatives,
publications, events, suggestions, and ideas for making consumption and production
patterns more sustainable.
News and Trends is regularly being posted to the UN Division for Sustainable Development's
You can access News and Trends directly at http://www.un.org/esa/sustdev/cpp16.htm
Please feel free to make your inputs available to us for the next issues of "News and
Trends" or for other sections on the website on consumption and production patterns.
The electronic newsletter will inform you of new issues being put up and their table of
contents. To subscribe, please contact: Oleg B. Dzioubinski; Associate Economic Affairs
Officer; UN/Department of Economic and Social Affairs Division for Sustainable
Development; Two UN Plaza, DC2-2284; New York, NY 10017; Tel.: (212) 963-1859; Fax: (212)
963-4260; E-mail: email@example.com
ONEWORLD PARTNERS EMAILS DIGEST
is an email service through which one is able to tell other partners about
campaigns, issues, projects and initiatives that your organisation is involved with. Send
short attachment-free messages to firstname.lastname@example.org
to appear in this email newsletter at noon on Fridays. Anyone within your organisation can
subscribe to this email newsletter by sending the following text message to email@example.com with the message
"subscribe network-digest". Remember to leave the subject field blank. If you
have any questions about the email digest, please contact Joanna John at firstname.lastname@example.org.
News from the Organic Consumers Association. To subscribe to the free electronic
newsletter send an email to: email@example.com
with the simple message in the body of the text: subscribe. If you would like to join the
Organic Consumers Association, visit their web-site at http://www.organicconsumers.org/member.stm
is the Newsletter of the Global Knowledge Partnership (GKP), bringing you news
and views from GKP, via mail and the Internet, monthly. Submissions are welcome; see below
for details. Note that you can get the Newsletter as a formatted document from the GKP
Website www.globalknowledge.org.PARTNERS is a growing partnership of public, private and
not-for-profit organizations working together to help people access knowledge and harness
information and communications technologies that will help them live meaningful and
fruitful lives. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
RACHEL'S ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH WEEKLY
is a newsletter focussing on environmental health issues, covering relevant
events, publications, findings, networks, etc. To start your own free subscription, send
E-mail to email@example.com with the words
SUBSCRIBE RACHEL-WEEKLY YOUR NAME in the message. Back issues are available at http://www.rachel.org.
is an online journal focusing on issues of reproductive health, rights and gender
in South Asia. The first issue includes critiques of population control and the notion of
reproductive rights. Re/productions is available online at http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/Organizations/healthnet/SAsia/repro/issue1.html
Is the news service of the Global Reproductive Health Forum at Harvard
University. Keeping you informed about the latest news, research and discussions about
topics in reproductive health. If you have information you would like to add to ReproTech
Newsletter or the Bulletin Boards on the web-site send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit the web-site at http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/Organizations/healthnet/
RTP - RETHINKING TOURISM PROJECT
is an Indigenous Peoples project dedicated to protecting and preserving lands and
cultures. RTP is also concerned about the increasing displacement of Indigenous Peoples
because of tourism development and will support urgent actions to immediately assist
anyone threatened of removal from their homelands. To subscribe, send an email to RTProject@aol.com. Send information about training
programs, education, publications, materials, conferences, and other resources to the same
SOCIAL WATCH NEWS
Social Watch is an international citizens' coalition monitoring implementation of
the world governments' commitments to eradicate poverty and achieve gender equity. Social
Watch News informs you about updates on the Social Watch web-site. To subscribe, send a
message to: email@example.com. Visit
the web-site at http://www.socialwatch.org.
is an International Online Journal of Technologies for the advancement of Knowledge and
Learning. TechKnowLogia is published bimonthly by Knowledge Enterprise,
Inc., in collaboration with UNESCO, OECD and GIIC.
TechKnowLogia provides policy makers, strategists, practitioners and technologists at the
local, national and global levels with a strategic forum to share policies, strategies,
experiences and tools in harnessing technologies for knowledge dissemination, effective
learning, and efficient education services. It also reviews systematically the latest
systems and products of technologies of today, and peeks into the world of tomorrow.
Please visit our site at http://www.TechKnowLogia.org to learn more about the Journal's
exciting features, departments, and editorial policy.
You can find it at http://www.TechKnowLogia.org;
subscription is free.
Register and enjoy the site as well as a wealth of informative and engaging articles,
written by top experts in the field of technology and learning. Once you subscribe, you
will receive an email (including an annotated table of contents) every time a new issue is
THE INFORMATION SOCIETY
An electronic newsletter by the Information Society, a network organisation devoted to ICT
and development issues in the broades sense. To subscribe or check the previous issues,
If you do not find the answer contact firstname.lastname@example.org
THE ROAD TO SEATTLE
is a free electronic news bulletin that will highlight events, meetings, forums,
and other planning activities during the build-up to the World Trade Organization's Third
Ministerial meeting, to be held November 29 - December 4, 1999, in Seattle, USA. "The
Road" will inform you about the meetings and activities of government ministers and
their negotiators throughout the course of this year. It will also closely track the plans
of citizens groups, labor unions, church organizations, environmentalists, farmers, small
businesses and others as they come together to strategize and plan for their role in the
trade talks. To subscribe, send an email to email@example.com.
In the body of the message write: subscribe road_to_seattle. The full text searchable
archives to this and other news bulletins produced by IATP can be viewed on the World Wide
Web at: http://www.newsbulletin.org.
Submissions to the Road to Seattle should be sent to Renske van Staveren at: firstname.lastname@example.org, or faxed to Renske at: (1)
UNITED NATIONS CENTRE FOR HUMAN SETTLEMENTS
(UNCHS / Habitat)
Press Releases Newsletter, emailing Habitat's press releases to subscribers. To subscribe,
send a message to IAVD1@unchs.org. Please send any
queries on this list to Habitat.Press@unchs.org
On the Website of the United Nations Research Institute for Social Development
(UNRISD) at http://www.unrisd.org, you can subscribe
to a newsletter informing you regularly of updates on the UNRISD web-site.
the daily news summary covering the UN, global affairs and key international issues is
available free from the United Nations Foundation's homepage at http://www.unfoundation.org. It provides a concise
daily summary of key stories from around the world; features direct links to full-text,
audio, video and additional sources of information on the Internet; covers a wide range of
issues, including UN Affairs, Women, Children and Population, Health, Environment and
Sustainable Development, Education, Science & Culture, Economics, Trade and
Development, Humanitarian Aid and Food Security, Human Rights, Justice and Democracy,
Peacekeeping and Security. For more information, contact: UN Wire, email@example.com. Send press releases
& other news information to firstname.lastname@example.org
or fax +1 703 519-6377.
WFS Log (Women's Features Service)
provides news briefs on development and gender issues as part of its service.
Information may be submitted for publication. Email: email@example.com.
WOMEN CONNECT ASIA
published by WomenConnectAsia.com, a business-to-business network, connecting Asian
busines women and providing latest news and events of interest to businesswomen in Asia
and North America To subscribe, visit the web-site at http://women-connect-asia.com/, or email info@WomenAsia.com.
Problems accessing the web-site should be directed to Results@ToTheWeb.com. If you have any suggestions
or feedback regarding the web-site site please email me at Rosemary@WomenConnectAsia.com.
WOMEN'S ISSUES THIRD WORLD COUNTRIES
was created in 1996 to present the status of women in third world regions and to create a
compilation of on-line resources about women participation in development and
modernization processes. The site discusses every week different aspects of women lives
(economics, politics, religion, and socio-cultural) to explore the advance of women in
society. You will find useful information about women's role in Latin America, the Middle
East, Asia and Africa. Visit http://women3rdworld.miningco.com
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
a women's newspaper on the web - at http://www.worldwoman.net
Worldwoman, still under development, aims to put female perspectives on human and civil
rights on the agenda through a weekly online newspaper to be launched on International
Womens Day 2000. That day will also see the publication of "physical" newspapers
on every continent written by local women journalists.
The Worldwoman project - based in Strathclyde's Centre for Journalism at Jordanhill,
Glasgow, UK - will provide a news agency and newspaper template for women in participating
countries - its hoped British Council, DFID and local newspaper support will make
training, publication and distribution viable. The key countries who've expressed an
interest are Mexico, Ukraine, Kenya, Mauritius, Egypt, Brazil and Zimbabwe.
These centres may be able to support women in other neighbouring countries as follows -
Kenya (Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania); Mauritius (South Africa, Botswana, Zambia);
Nigeria/Ghana; Egypt (Jordan, Tunisia); India (Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan);
Ukraine/Kazhakstan; Mexico (Colombia, Chile).