IUCN — The World Conservation Unionhttp://www.iucn.org/IUCN’s mission is “to influence, encourage and assist societies throughout the world to conserve the integrity and diversity of nature, and ensure that any use of natural resources is equitable and ecologically sustainable.” Their site contains information about a variety of ecological and design issues, and provides information about their membership, programs, publications, and events.Rating: InformativeLocation: Gland, SwitzerlandRelated pages:Switzerland, Multi-National, Membership Group, Non-Profit Organization, Index / Periodical, Construction / Product, Design / Architectural, Environmental / Sustainable, Neighborhood / CommunityUnited Nations Research Institute for Social Developmenthttp://www.unrisd.org/html/urbgov/This page provides information regarding community governance, its social impacts, homelessness, and gender movements. Two discussion papers are provided.Rating: InformativeLocation: Geneva, SwitzerlandRelated pages:Switzerland, Multi-National, Index / Periodical, Special Interest / Minority, Neighborhood / Community, Shelter / Homeless