Click on the image below for the newest books on Development Policy and Issues; Gender; Civil Society and NGOs; Human Rights; Peace and Humanitarianism; Governance; Microfinance and more from…Continue
Local faith-based NGOs (FBOs) are a major force in international development. Almost all religious traditions call followers to charity and non-profits are often the perfect vehicles for such work.…Continue
Following George W. Bush’s declaration of a global War on Terror in the wake of the September 11 attacks, political leaders around the world introduced a swath of counter-terrorist legislation and…Continue
From the CIVICUS website:CIVICUS works to protect the rights, strengthen best practice, and increase the influence of civil society around the world. But CIVICUS cannot accomplish these goals alone.…Continue
In rich countries a handful of dollars does not go very far, indeed most people in the UK wouldn’t think twice about spending this on a cup of coffee. But one in five people in the world today has no choice but to survive on less than US$2 a day, and 1.5 billion people struggle to live on less than US$1. The vast majority of those affected are children, each an individual story of unfulfilled hope and potential.
Few would dispute that ‘a world free from poverty’ is the…Continue
WORK often takes Paul Ronalds overseas, at least eight times a year. Airports, hotels, bland convention centres, taxi hops from meeting to meeting, it's all standard fare for the modern business set. And sometimes, not.
Ronalds once found himself on the border of Thailand and Burma, meeting victims of a crime he thought long banished from the world. ''For a guy coming from Australia, that modern slavery was still…Continue