The Dark Side Of The NGOs: Great Deeds And Big Scandals

Who could have imagined that in the twenty-first century, in a new millennium, humanity would be confronted with even greater global challenges and problems affecting the interests of each and every one of us. Poverty, diseases, violence, religious intolerance, threats of environmental disasters – this is the reality we are facing today. Addressing these problems… 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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Corruption in the NGO world: what it is and how to tackle it

Corruption is a sensitive issue in the NGO world. Humanitarian actors need to understand what corruption is, recognise the forms it can take in humanitarian response, determine its true scale and better understand the conditions which lead to it. They also need to identify what mechanisms need to be put in place or strengthened to… Read More

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Govt cancels Greenpeace India’s licence for foreign fund , activist sent back to Australia

In yet another crackdown on NGOs, government on Thursday cancelled the registration of Greenpeace India under the Foreign Contribution Regulations Act (FCRA) for its activities which allegedly hampered country’s economic growth. The Greenpeace India’s registration has been cancelled under Section 13 of the FCRA, a senior home ministry official said on Thursday night. The decision… 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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