Avaaz is a United States civil organization Founded in 2007 and has helped in promoting global activism such as conflict, poverty, corruption, animal rights, human rights and climate change. The agency also empowers people from different backgrounds to stand against injustice on national and regional issues. Their model of internet organization has also made it easier to combine various groups into a strong collective force.
Avaaz undertakes its campaign in over seventeen languages since it is served by a team of six continents and is backed by thousands of employees. They also take a stern action in organizing offline and online protests, lobbying government, emailing and funding media campaigns to ensure that the values of the people around the world conform to the decision that affects the people. In fact, the organization unites practical idealists from around the globe with the aim of bridging the gap between the world other people want and the world we have and resume their.
Avaaz has been a champion of progressive causes like the global support for refugees, challenging Monsanto and global action on climate change. It was also at the forefront during Libya civil uprising notably the establishment of the no-fly zone. During the Syrian civil war the organization sent over one and half million internet communication equipment to training activists and protestors. Additionally, it also smuggled medical equipment valued at two million dollars to the rebels held captive in Syria and Avaaz’s lacrosse camp.
Most of the organization’s campaigns are handled by a campaign team from over thirty countries including Brazil, Lebanon, India, and the UK. All the member states communicate via email and take advantage of different tactics in their campaign strategy including email-your-leader tools as well as videos and public petitions. In some cases, the organization takes advantage of commissions legal advice and advertisements to strategize how best to move with the campaign and read full article.
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