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TNGO presents: Uwe Gneiting

204 Maxwell Hall

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Uwe Gneiting on Trends in NGO Advocacy and Campaigning: Opportunities, Threats and Paradoxes 

Uwe Gneiting, Maxwell School, MAIR 2009

Advocacy and campaign NGOs represent significant actors in global politics due to their ability to create attention for issues, set agendas and influence policy change.  This talk critically reflects on the future of NGO advocacy and campaigning by providing an overview of current trends from the perspective of one global advocacy NGO – Oxfam. It will also discuss the implications of these trends for students interested in entering the NGO field.

Uwe Gneiting graduated from the Maxwell School with an MAIR degree in 2009. He is currently the Research and Evaluation Advisor for Oxfam America’s Private Sector Department. A political scientist by training, he holds a PhD from the Freie Universität of Berlin, Germany. His research interests focus on NGO advocacy and its effectiveness, particularly around corporate accountability issues. During his time at Maxwell, Uwe was involved with Plan International in their evaluation of Rights Based Approaches, in collaboration with the TNGO Initiative. 

Event made possible by a generous gift from MPA ‘93 alumni Steve Hagerty and Lisa Altenbernd

Pizza will be served.

Open to the public. 

Sponsored by the Transnational NGO Initiative at the Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs and the Public Administration and International Affairs Department 

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