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Culture of responsibility and the role of NGOs

Author: Taj I Hamad; Frederick A Swarts; Anne Ranniste Smart; World Association of Non-governmental Organizations. Conference
Publisher: St. Paul, Minn. : Paragon House, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The NGO revolution is impacting all parts of our society: human rights, education, politics, the environment, business, and even the war on terrorism. These not-for-profit entities have forged an effective middle ground between the governmental and corporate realms, and are now impacting policies, delivering services, guiding agendas and advancing initiatives that once were nearly exclusively the arena of the state  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
World Association of Non-governmental Organizations. Conference (2002 : Washington, D.C.).
Culture of responsibility and the role of NGOs.
St. Paul, Minn. : Paragon House, ©2003
(OCoLC)649886478
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Taj I Hamad; Frederick A Swarts; Anne Ranniste Smart; World Association of Non-governmental Organizations. Conference
ISBN: 1885118147 9781885118141
OCLC Number: 52775139
Notes: Papers presented at the 2002 Annual Conference of the World Association of Non-governmental Organizations (WANGO), held Oct. 18-20, 2002 in Washington, D.C.
Description: xv, 382 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: NGOs and Culture of Responsibility --
The Role of the Non-Governmental Community in Building a Culture of Responsibility: A Human Imperative for the Twenty-first Century / Noel Brown --
Social Justice in Today's World / Oscar Arias Sanchez --
NGO Core Values and True Responsibility / Chung Hwan Kwak --
Volunteering--Reconnecting a Disconnected Society: The Volunteer Movement Creating a Culture of Responsibility / Mei Cobb --
Good Governance and Civic Engagement / William Reuben --
Standards for NGOs: NGO Legitimacy, Integrity, Accountability, and Responsibility / Jerry John Rawlings --
NGOs, Human Security, and the United Nations --
Legal Personality and the Role of Non-Governmental Organizations and Non-State Political Entities in the United Nations System / Ruth Wedgwood --
Rights and Duties in a New Challenging World / Shireen T. Hunter --
Iraq, Terrorism, and the Culture of Irresponsibility / Laurie Mylroie --
Women and Peace in South Asia / V. Mohini Giri --
The Right of the Ukraine to Call for Nuclear Disarmament / Leonid M. Kravchuk --
Conflict Prevention in Europe and the Economic Dimension / Mihaela Dimitrescu --
NGOs and Human Rights --
Human Rights NGOs as the Motors of Change / Claude E. Welch --
Human Rights Challenges, NGOs, and the US Government's Commitment / Lorne W. Craner --
Religious Freedom and the Role of NGOs / Paul Marshall --
Human Rights Challenges in the New Century / Alexandra Arriaga.
Responsibility: edited by Taj I. Hamad, Frederick A. Swarts, and Anne R. Smart.
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"The NGO revolution is impacting all parts of our society: human rights, education, politics, the environment, business, and even the war on terrorism. These not-for-profit entities have forged an effective middle ground between the governmental and corporate realms, and are now impacting policies, delivering services, guiding agendas and advancing initiatives that once were nearly exclusively the arena of the state and business."--Jacket.

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