Post Tagged with: "ngos"

A crowd of demonstrators participating in a protest against the ongoing use of weapons by rebel militias inside Tripoli and accompanying atmosphere of lawlessness wave banners demanding disarmament and the creation of a national army. The newly-formed Libyan government is struggling to assert itself over the disparate power actors who emerged over the past year.

Human Rights Movements in the Middle East

After decades of activism and the recent protest movements, there has been little progress in changing state action to comply with international human rights law.

Interview – Kate Ferguson

Interview – Kate Ferguson

Kate Ferguson talks to us about identity-based violence, the rise in mass-atrocities, the effectiveness of R2P, and the relationship between academia and policy-making.

Differently Neutral: The Complex Relation among States, the Red Cross and NGOs

Differently Neutral: The Complex Relation among States, the Red Cross and NGOs

Red Cross and Doctors Without Borders need to organize a public debate, to bridge their ethical differences and to reach a durable agreement.

Building Trust in NGOs

Building Trust in NGOs

Focusing on authenticity and values will not work if NGOs continue to have scandals. There is always a measure of observation and reflection involved in perceptions of trustworthiness.

10th Anniversary Interview – Cynthia Enloe

10th Anniversary Interview – Cynthia Enloe

To celebrate E-IR’s 10th anniversary we asked some of our existing interviewees two further questions reflecting on the last decade in International Relations.

Criminalising Search and Rescue Operations in the Mediterranean

Criminalising Search and Rescue Operations in the Mediterranean

It is crucial to involve NGOs in the fight against trafficking by allowing them to work and support in their mission of saving lives at sea and from human trafficking.

Interview – Sebastian Knecht

Interview – Sebastian Knecht

Sebastian Knecht discusses the importance of the Arctic Council, the role of NGOs in Arctic governance, and the limited impact of Obama’s oil exploration moratorium.

International Organisations

International Organisations

The growth of international organisations, particularly in the twentieth century when the concept of global governance came of age, means that nearly every aspect of life is regulated in some way at the global level.

Weddings and Funerals: The Paradox in China’s Developing LGBT Community

Weddings and Funerals: The Paradox in China’s Developing LGBT Community

Queer comrades should ‘come out’ again, change from being isolated individuals in closed small circles and limited groups, and form a real community.

Contradictions Implicit in the Idea of Global Civil Society

Contradictions Implicit in the Idea of Global Civil Society

Because the idea of Global Civil Society is in an embryonic stage, there are fundamental contradictions within its global, civil and societal dimensions.

Review – NGDOs and the Poverty Reduction Agenda

Review – NGDOs and the Poverty Reduction Agenda

Makuwira brings new ideas to the discussion of the role of NGOs in development, allowing for a more critical analysis of the relationships between global and local NGOs.

Review – The NGO Factor in Africa

Review – The NGO Factor in Africa

Maurice Amutabi questions the role of NGOs in Africa and is critical of their existence. However, this review challenges his perspective to reveal contradictions with the arguments made.

NGOs and the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy: Room for Improvements?

NGOs and the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy: Room for Improvements?

NGOs have often served as a bridge between the EU personnel and the local communities, especially in countries with low levels of trust in public authorities.

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