Governance

board members at NAGM

The inner workings of Amnesty International

Learn how the global democratic movement of Amnesty International works behind the scenes. We are governed by democratic practices, which means that our strategy and decision-making is driven by people like you.

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How your donations are used

We are funded by individual supporters speaking up for those whose rights are denied. We never accept funding from governments or political organisations for our campaigning work, which means we are free to criticise or applaud with objectivity and impartiality.

Peter Benenson

How we started

Find out how Amnesty International grew from one man's letter to the editor into a global human rights movement of over 4.6 million people in more than 150 countries and territories.

Amnesty office

Working with Amnesty International

Turn your passion for human rights into a career at Amnesty International. We offer employees many fantastic benefits and have a strong commitment to professional development and flexible work practices.

Claire Mallinson

Introducing our leaders

Read about our leaders, Board and directors and their many and varied areas of specialisation.

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Our democracy in action

We are always strive to improve how we operate. Learn about some the major projects initiated by our members, Board and staff to continually improve how we function as an organisation.

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Reports and policy

Explore our annual and financial reports, our constitution, board charter and the other documents that are the very foundation of how we operate as an organisation.