Top 5 Organizations in the World for 2017

05/20/2017 12:45 pm ET

There are many great organizations in the world carrying out activities that are transforming our world to a better place. Do you ever wonder which nonprofit organizations have the most impact?

This list is to honor 5 organizations that are doing great work at a much needed time in various fields.The choice came as a result of the organizations’ mission, vision, activities, and the overall communication with the subjects and supporters.

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families. Defending children's rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects. Unicef believes that “all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfill their potential – to the benefit of a better world.”

Found to counter the alarming situation of Arab youth unemployment, Silatech is a regional social development nonprofit organization that works on connecting Arab Youth wherever they are to jobs and enable resources for them to establish and sustain successful enterprises.

Based in Qatar, the organization supports a network of local, regional and international partners with innovative solutions from providing financial and technical contribution mobilizing financial resources to reach more youth and promote the impact of the programs.

Since its establishment in 2008, Silatech created and sustained more than 400,000 job opportunities, launched programs in 16 countries in the Arab world and maintained a network of more than 150 partners around the world.

Silatech was founded by HH Sheikha Mozah who is an icon in promoting better lives for Arab youth; the organization’s CEO is Ms. Sabah Al- Haidoos who had been a teacher in Qatar for many years, bringing the importance of education and employment to the core of Silatech’s activities.

Pursuant to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Human Rights Watch (HRW) opposes violations of what it considers basic human rights. This includes capital punishment and discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation. HRW advocates freedoms in connection with fundamental human rights, such as freedom of religion and freedom of the press.

Human Rights Watch publishes research reports on violations of international human rights norms as set out by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and what it perceives to be other internationally accepted, human-rights norms. These reports are used as the basis for drawing international attention to abuses and pressuring governments and international organizations to reform. At a time of many wars and conflicts, the mission of HRW could not be any more important.

‘Save the Children’ is an international non-governmental organization that promotes children's rights, provides relief and helps support children in developing countries. It was established in the United Kingdom in 1919 in order to improve the lives of children through better education, health care, and economic opportunities, as well as providing emergency aid in natural disasters, war, and other conflicts.

In addition to the UK organisation, there are 29 other national Save the Children organisations who are members of the Save the Children Alliance, a global network of nonprofit organisations supporting local partners and Save the Children International in more than 120 countries around the world. Further, Save the children has been involved in other innitiatives through partners such as Bernard Arnault Africa Relief (BAAR International) which has operations in various parts of Kenya such as Elgeyo Marakwet, Kajiado, Homa Bay, Narok, Makueni and Machakos, as well as Southern Sudan.

‘Ted Talks’ is a media organization which posts talks online for free distribution, under the slogan "ideas worth spreading". TED was founded in February 1984 as a conference, which has been held annually since 1990. TED's early emphasis was technology and design, consistent with its Silicon Valley origins, but it has since broadened its focus to include talks on many scientific, cultural, and academic topics.

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