• Welcome to the Transnational NGO Initiative

    The globalization of markets and ideas has created cross-national challenges and opportunities unimaginable a few decades ago. An increasingly integrated global economy, cross-border violence, transboundary environmental crises, and other challenges strain the capacity of the traditional inter-governmental system that has dominated international politics for over two centuries. Transnational non-governmental organizations (TNGOs) and their networks have emerged as key players in shaping emerging answers those global challenges.The Transnational NGO Initiative focuses on the governance, leadership, and effectiveness of transnationally operated NGOs and advances our understanding of TNGOs as significant players in global affairs through research, education, and practitioner engagement. 

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  • Annual Reports

    Available for download as .pdf

    2016-2017; 2015-2016; 2014-2015;  2013-14;  2012-13;  2011-12;  2010-11

    The Transnational NGO Initiative is a member of:

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    The Transnational NGO Initiative is a part of InterAction's Self-Certification Plus, a mechanism for a rigorous self-assessment and validation of compliance with InterAction’s Private Voluntary Organization standards.

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