Kazakh Authorities Dissolve Trade Union Center

ITUC affiliated national centre and its two affiliates, namely the National Healthcare Workers’ Union and National Domestic Workers’ Union have been dissolved. All the office documents of the Confederation have been seized and its national operations have been paralyzed. Authorities are accusing the CNTUK of violation of the terms for submitting documents for re-registration, a… Read More

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Dealing with corruption in your NGO

Transparency is key for development organisations but how do you talk about corruption and complaints without risking your reputation? NGOs are no more immune to corruption than companies in other sectors but for development organisations it can be especially harmful and have a knock-on effect on reputation, funding and donations. It’s a significant issue; an… Read More

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Foreign State Sponsored Hackers ? Greenpeace India FCRA licence renewed online by Hackers

The Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) licences of three NGOs, whose licences were cancelled, were renewed online recently The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) suspects their computers have been hacked after the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) licences of three NGOs, whose licences were canceled, were renewed online recently. The Ministry has asked Computer Emergency… Read More

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Indian NGO Magic Bus named Charity of the Year in UK

Magic Bus , a non-governmental organisation (NGO) set up in Mumbai to work with street- children , was named Charity of the Year at the first-ever charity awards here in the UK . Magic Bus, which supports over 360,000 children and 8,500 young people across 22 states in India and recently launched a pilot programme… Read More

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History of NGOs

International non-governmental organizations (NGO)  have a history dating back to at least the late eighteenth century. It has been estimated that by 1914, there were 1083 NGOs. International NGOs were important in the anti-slavery movement and the movement for women’s suffrage, and reached a peak at the time of the World Disarmament Conference. However, the… Read More

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