Avaaz.org is gathering signatures on a petition entreating the leading presidential candidates to address the following issues:
1. Help the world stop global warming
2. Respect universal human rights
3. Use diplomacy to prevent war and resolve conflict
Avaaz.org is an independent, not-for-profit global campaigning organization that works to ensure that the views and values of the world's people inform global decision-making. (Avaaz means "voice" in many languages.) Avaaz receives no money from governments or corporations, and is staffed by a global team based in London, Rio de Janeiro, New York, Paris, Washington DC, and Geneva.