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After EITI - Paris 2019, Time to Move Forward!

“Worldwide, trust in government is under strain. A perceived lack of progress in tackling corruption, tax evasion and illicit financial flows are contributing to the rise of populism and economic nationalism. 750 woorden meer


Civic space is shrinking, yet civil society is not the enemy

By Lysa JohnSecretary-General, CIVICUS World Alliance for Citizen Participation 1

Global collaboration is new. It is also under threat. That puts our greatest chance at working together to protect people and planet – as encompassed in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – in jeopardy. 1.097 woorden meer

Civic Space

NATO decides that biggest long-term future threat is climate change

This report has been copied from Czech Radio website:

“Diplomats, military officers and experts gathered at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in May, to discuss energy security and future challenges facing the North Atlantic Treaty Alliance. 537 woorden meer

Climate Change


The title of this post is identical to the title of a new book by Douglas Rushkoff. Reading books like this promotes the development and maintenance of a healthy memory. 772 woorden meer

Human Memory: Theory And Data

How Many Rules Do We Need?

Forni, P.M. Choosing Civility: The Twenty-five Rules of Considerate Conduct. St. Martin’s Griffin, 2002.

Society and culture are changeable; they are responsive to our choices and practices. 977 woorden meer


Defending Civic Space: Four unresolved questions

By Thomas Carothers, Director, and Saskia Brechenmacher, Associate Fellow, Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

This blog marks Civil Society Days… 1.032 woorden meer


Doing away with our AGM

In principle, your Annual General Meeting should be about engagement, accountability and procedure. But if it doesn’t deliver that in practice, it’s time to think again, says Vicky Browning, ACEVO’s CEO… 646 woorden meer


David Green heeft dit herblogd op en gereageerd:

           Many of us will have attended an AGM that was barely quorate and/or hopelessly dull. If this suggestion takes off then many organisations will surely follow...