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Photography for NGO-Guide: 'NGOs in Transition'

Photography for NGO-Guide: 'NGOs in Transition'

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NGOs in transition
Current challenges forinternational organisationsin development 
 G  O  s i   t   a  s i   t  i   o - C  u  e  t   c  a l  l   e  g  e  s f   o i   t   e  a  t  i   o  a l   o  g  a i   s  a  t  i   o  s i   d  e  e l   o  p m e  t  
The challenges currently facing international organisations working with developmentare many. Social movements are gaining ground on NGOs while the aid effectivenessagenda is putting more demands on NGOs. Climate change is adding new dimensionsto development work, and the question of NGO legitimacy is becoming increasinglypertinent. In a world moving towards globalisation, the response from many NGOs is tojoin hands and form alliances. But is bigger always better? And how do these changesaffect the poor people, whom NGOs claim to support?This booklet documents a series of seminars on the changing civil society context arrangedby the Danish NGO network Thematic Forum in the autumn of 2009.
 
NGOs in transition
Crrent challenges forinternational organisationsin development
 
CONTENTS
NGOs in transition
Current challenges or international organisations in development
By Lisbeth JensenEditor: Helene Ellemann-JensenPublished in April 2010 byc/o MS ActionAid Denmark12, FælledvejDK-2200 Copenhagen NDenmarkThe publication can also be downloaded rom www.tematiskorum.dkCover photos: Pernille BærendtsenPhotos: Lisbeth Jensen (pages 10, 16, 29, 34, 38, 70, 77);DanChurchAid and CARE Denmark (pages 48, 62); Rahul Sriskanthan (page 86);Freek Visser (page 90); MS ActionAid Denmark (page 93)All other photos: Pernille BærendtsenDesign: Kurt Lukowski/MS GraphicPrinted in Denmark by Handy Print A/S
PrefaceTheme 1 – A changing civil societ
NGOs caught by the mainstreamDemocracy in a globalised worldWorld Social Forum and democracy
Theme 2 – Aid effectiveness
New policy spaces or civil societyEectiveness o aid or o developmentJust jump on boardA Danish attempt to implement the Paris principles
Theme 3 – Climate changeand development
No more room or developmentAgriculture – both problem and solutionAdvocacy or a just adaptation practiceUsing local climate knowledgeBuso Islanders alone in the oceanA helping hand – not another burden
Theme 4 – NGO legitimacand accontabilit
Global ISO standards or NGOsTogether against HIV/AIDSChanged mindsets more important than new policy
Theme 5 – Global civil societ andinternationalisation of NGOs
NGOs are tamed civil movementsThe INGO sector is in crisisThe old INGOs are ”out o sync”Danish case stories about alliance buildingRemember where you come romClimate change and international alliances
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