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Coming Together or Falling Apart? Trends to Internationalize Northern NGOs May Come with Trade-Offs.

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Sarah Stroup, professor of political science at Middlebury College, outlines some of the challenges that arise with the new trend to internationalize and decentralize NGOs away from donor base countries to those which have larger target group populations. Access to funding, of course, is the most blatant, and Stroup discusses others in the article below and her book Borders Among Activists.

https://opendemocracy.net/openglobalrights/sarah-stroup/coming-together-or-falling-apart

Maxwell Faculty work with Amnesty International to review the NGO's shift in organizational structure.

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Tosca Bruno-van Vijfeijken, Director of the TNGO Initiative and Steve Lux, Head of the Executive Education Program at Maxwell are working on an external review of Amnesty International's  organizational reconfiguration attempt "Moving Closer to the Ground."

The following article outlines the need for the organizational shift and challenges that the initiative faces.

https://opendemocracy.net/openglobalrights/salil-shetty/moving-amnesty-closer-to-ground-is-necessary-not-simple 

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