Greece: Cycle of Patmos NGO declared fraud

Fourteen people in a disbanded Greek NGO called the Cycle of Patmos which held environmental conferences on cruise ships that lured religious leaders and top analysts have been charged with criminal fraud and money laundering after they could not account for 3 million euros ($4 million) in their financial records.   Those charged include 10… Read More

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Fraud NGOs : Charities deny disclosing their financial details

With fraud rife in conflict and disaster zones, aid charities are under pressure to be open about corruption but one third of the world’s 25 biggest aid charities declined to make their fraud data public in a Thomson Reuters Foundation investigation. Data collected from 12 of the 25 humanitarian non-governmental organisations (NGOs) with the greatest… Read More

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Quite a few NGOs sell their code of ethics to gain funds. They are turning into spin masters

In May 2014, UK-based ‘Guardian’ published a mouth-watering piece on how NGOs shift goal posts to ensure they don’t suffer shortage of funds. The article talked about the existence of ‘Briefcase NGOs’: Non-Governmental Organisations that are dictated by the mandate of international funding. The article pointed out how a Kenya-based NGO, Médecins Sans Frontières, and… Read More

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National Commission for Women (India) , bans 100 NGOs for misutilization of trusts

India , New Delhi : The National Commission for Women (NCW) has boycotted no less than 100 NGOs after they neglected to give use points of interest of the stipends they got from the body. The Commission is having extreme time getting points of interest of over Rs 15 lakh as of now discharged to… Read More

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Does foreign help and funds make NGOs corrupt ?

You might never have heard the expression “folder case NGO” however you may understand the kind of association it depicts. An attaché NGO exists, allegorically or truly, inside a portfolio. It may have elegantly composed recommendations and access to western benefactors yet for some reason, any subsidizing it gets for projects goes into the pockets… Read More

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