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From cluster meetings to sunsetting: how to speak development (jargon)

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Pity the poor development professional. Not only are we underpaid and under-appreciated compared to our friends in the private sector, now we’ve started to lose our language, as aid-speak has become overrun with corporate buzzwords. Read More.

Exploring the mythology of NGO creation

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When the young English woman Eglantyne Jebb decided to hand out leaflets in London’s Trafalgar Square in 1919 protesting the continuing post-war blockade of Greece and the resulting serious food shortages, she was quickly arrested. At trial, she was found guilty – but the prosecuting council was so impressed with her that he offered to pay her fine of five pounds. That money became the first ever donation to Save the Children. Read More

Shrinking Civic Spaces

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George Soros, Binaifer Nowrojee, Mburu Gitu, and other experts discuss the decline in civil spaces—and how civil society can unite to prevent it.

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2016 – Year of transformative change in ICSOs?

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Making 2016 the year of exciting innovation, the year of prudent risk taking, the year in which transformative change takes hold in international civil society organizations.

Three ideas for transformative change in international civil society organizations.


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40 Under 40: Young Leaders Who Are Solving the Problems of Today — and Tomorrow

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Philanthropy has long suffered the reputation, rightly or wrongly, that it is a stuffy, formal field of conservative approaches. No more. The nonprofit world today is getting pulled in all directions by a host of new ideas about how work for the common good can be carried out and financed.

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