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Author David, James
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Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Ngo Global Future ♦ Local Delivery Worldwide Leverage ♦ New Relationship ♦ World System ♦ International Co-operation ♦ International Institution ♦ New Form ♦ Various Group ♦ Cultural Globalisation ♦ Paradigm Shift ♦ Different Level ♦ Major Change ♦ Ethnic Conflict ♦ Intra-state Violence ♦ Today World ♦ Humanitarian Action ♦ Civil Society1 ♦ Ngo Intervention ♦ Inter-connected Global Trend
Abstract Three inter-connected global trends can be identified in today’s world. They are: 1) economic and cultural globalisation and the inequalities and insecurity they breed; 2) the increasing complexity of humanitarian action in response to ethnic conflict and intra-state violence; and 3) the reform of international co-operation to deal with the problems the above trends create. In response, new forms of solidarity are emerging between citizens and authorities at different levels of the world system. It is these new relationships – expressed through partnerships, alliances and other forms of cooperation – that provide the framework for NGO interventions, but they also require major changes in NGOs themselves. Chief among these changes are a move from “development as delivery ” to “development as leverage”. This paradigm shift calls for new relationships with corporations, states, international institutions and various groups in civil society1; and new
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