Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

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  • ICBL Landmines Monitor

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    The International Campaign to Ban Landmines is one of the most successful examples of an international, “loose-affiliation” NGO. See how they continue their work through a decentralized model. Read more

  • Amnesty International and the UN: an animation

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    NGOs are actively involved with the largest multilaterals, often working to support or oppose major initiatives. This video by Amnest International is in support of a step that would give individuals a voice in protecting their economic, social and cultural rights.

  • Open Budgets. Transform Lives. The Open Budget Survey

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    The International Budget Partnership has just released the Open Budget Survey 2010, the only independent, comparative, regular measure of budget transparency and accountability around the world. Produced every two years by independent experts not beholden to national governments, the report reveals that 74 of the 94 countries assessed fail to […]

  • Corruptions Perception Index 2010

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    Transparency International(TI) defines corruption as the abuse of entrusted power for private gain. This definition encompasses corrupt practices in both the public and private sectors. The Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) ranks countries according to the perception of corruption in the public sector. The CPI is an aggregate indicator that combines […]