Avaaz means song or voice in Farsi, Hindi and other languages. Avaaz is an organization comprised of Global Citizens that are taking action on major issues around the world that affect all of the global citizens of the world. They have members on every country on this Earth and are operating in over 12 languages. Their main goal is to make sure that the views and morals and values of the majority of the world’s population are heard and learn more about Avaaz.
Avaaz is a Civic organization that is based in the United States. It was created in January of 2007 in order to promote activism for Global issues. Some of the many issues that its tackles is animal rights, human rights, climate change, poverty, corruption, racism, conflict etc.
Avaaz was co-founded by the group Res Publica which is a community of professionals from the public sector that strive to promote civic virtue as well as promote deliberative democracy as well as moveon.org which is a non-profit American public policy advocacy group. Service employees International Union support Avaaz as a founding partner as well.
Ricken Patel is the executive director of Avaaz as well as the founding president. He was educated at Oxford University and also received a masters in public policy from Harvard University in Cambridge Massachusetts. He has experience working for activist groups around the world. He has worked with the international Crisis Group which is located in various countries around the world such as the Sudan, Libya, Sierra Leone and Afghanistan and their Linkedin.
The main goal of Avaaz is to unite practical idealism from all around the world. Their aim is to unite all of the world by an understanding that underneath It all, we are all the same with the same human rights, values and ideals and more information click here.
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