NGO's

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  • Created on: 28-04-14 10:47
What is an ngo?
An organisation seperate from the state, which is funded by the government and is involved in humanitarian activities.
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How many around the world are there?
Around 40,000 international NGO'S in the world.
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Who NGO's focus on?
Social issues such as developmental aid, sustainable development and humanitarian releif.
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What are the two types of NGO's?
Operational and advocacy
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What is an operational NGO?
It's aim is to design and implement development related programmes.
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What is an advocacy NGO?
It's aim is to promote a specific purpose and raise awareness.
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What is the global civil society?
loose connection of ngo's, activist and other groups which overlap with the anti-globalization movement
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What do they focus on?
Peace, human rights, children's rights and gender.
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What is a civil cociety?
Networks of groups and organisations that exist between families and the stat
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What does globalisation mean?
That a worldwide civil society is emerging.
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What does this result in?
Global social movements or anti-globalisation movement
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What is an example of this?
World Social Forum
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What does the world social forum do?
Act as a voice for people
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What are the three strengths of this?
Small and more effective than large bureaucracies, don't exist to make profit like tnc's and can fund small community projects.
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What are the three weaknesses?
Work closely with governments, still linked to tnc's and unclear accountability.
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