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NGOs in a new arena initial reflections on managing fund mechanism for development.

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Published by A publication of the Caucus of Development NGO Networks (CODE-NGO), the Association of Foundations (AF), and the Philippines-Canada Joint Committee for Human Resource Development, Inc. (PCJC-HRD) in [Manila?] .
Written in English



  • Philippines


  • Non-governmental organizations -- Philippines -- Management.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesInitial reflections on managing fund mechanism for development
ContributionsCaucus of Development NGO Networks (Philippines), Association of Foundations (Philippines), Philippines-Canada Human Resource Development (Organization)
LC ClassificationsHD2769.2.P6 N46 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination95 p. :
Number of Pages95
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL523877M
LC Control Number98947636

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Read this book for its highly informative analysis of the international women's movement―and for the larger lessons it offers about NGO effectiveness in the global arena."―John Boli, professor of sociology, Emory University "An innovative contribution to the burgeoning literature on NGOs Price: $ Books shelved as ngos: Silences in NGO Discourse: The Role and Future of NGOs in Africa by Issa G. Shivji, Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Wa.   Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are widely regarded as a force for good in international politics, representing sections of global society that would otherwise be without effective advocates. In order to accomplish this mission, NGOs are now widely accredited to and incorporated into the accountability mechanisms of global governance organizations (GGOs).Author: Dennis Redeker, Kerstin Martens. NGOs, Civil Society, and the Public Sphere Nongovernmental organizations act on behalf of citizens in politics and society. Yet many question their legitimacy and ask for whom they speak. This book investigates how NGOs can become stronger advo-cates for citizens and better representatives of their interests. Sabine.

Evolution of the International Arena " The United Nations has entered a new era in its relations with the NGOs and other civil society actors. The United Nations is committed to seek the participation and contribution of NGOs in its work. Logistically it was also easier for international NGOs to communicate due to advances in communication including the invention of the model postal service. The end of World War I led to a new era for the NGO. Between the years and , 51 new international NGOs were set up -- most of them, in all probability, after the end of the conflict. Many NGOs in developing countries receive international funding for their work in areas such as research, advocacy, relief, environment, human rights, and health and education services. Education is an important arena of public good in which NGOs have played a prominent role both as provider of services and in undertaking advocacy. ‘This Handbook covers key issues relating to NGOs. Each chapter either addresses one topic or focuses on one specific area of expertise, from gender to the environment, from tax to religion. By engaging with such timely subjects, the book motivates readers to dwell on what NGOs in fact have capacity for and the extent to which, if at all, they can remain independent and impartial in their work.

The non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have played an important role in filling gaps and innovating new models of health care in under-served populations, but their work has rarely been documented. This book is the first comprehensive documentation of the NGO movement that deals with mental health problems in India.   Perhaps, as is the case with some of the most dynamic NGOs, workers need to operate in the cracks of the current system in ways that challenge injustice and open the door to new possibilities.   Molly A. Ruhlman, (, 99) in her book, touches upon another important aspect of the UN-NGO cooperation specific to the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) case by emphasising the advertisement: “ the power of NGOs to publicize the work of the organisation and raise funds; and the ability of volunteer societies to be avid mission partners on. NGOs have been calling companies to account for their social responsibilities in a variety of ways. Many NGOs believe that companies, more so than government, are/should be able to address certain issues. At this interface, a rich palette of new NGO strategies unfolds. Roles such as broker, mediator and/or supervisor are appearing which up until.