The Ethical Challenges of International Human Rights NGOs

Bell, Daniel and Coicaud, Jean-Marc (2006). The Ethical Challenges of International Human Rights NGOs. United Nations University Press.

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  • Author Bell, Daniel
    Coicaud, Jean-Marc
    Title The Ethical Challenges of International Human Rights NGOs
    Volume/Issue No. 9
    Publication Date 2006-08-27
    Place of Publication Tokyo
    Publisher United Nations University Press
    Pages 7
    Language eng
    Abstract International human rights non- governmental organizations (human rights INGOs) often encounter ethical challenges during the course of their work. This brief reflects a multi-year dialogue between leading human rights theorists and high-level representatives of INGOs, organized by United Nations University and City University of Hong Kong, which studied the interaction between relatively rich and powerful INGOs and their poorer recipients; collaboration with governments that place severe restrictions on INGO activities; and the tension between expanding human rights INGO mandates to address social and economic problems and restricting their focus to violations of civil and political rights. It provides recommendations for human rights INGOs in the field and at the United Nations.
    Copyright Holder United Nations University
    Copyright Year 2006
    Copyright type Creative commons
    ISSN 1814802
    ISBN 9280830279
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