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NGOs in Latin America

Frits Wils

NGOs in Latin America

past strategies, current dilemmas, future challenges

by Frits Wils

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Published by INTRAC in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Frits Wils.
SeriesINTRAC occasional papers -- no.8
The Physical Object
Pagination30cm.20.
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22197662M
ISBN 101897748124

After introducing the expanding role of NGOs in the international community at large, the book explores the history of NGOs in Latin America. It then uses case studies to examine the economics and politics of NGOs vis-a-vis information, partnerships, opportunism, entrepreneurship, and compromise with : Carrie A Meyer. In-kind support refers to items donated to your NGO. They have monetary value, but your NGO does not have to pay for them. Common examples include donations of supplies and materials, equipment, and meeting or office space.


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The NGO sector in South America and its use of online technology is as varied as the economies and cultures of the continent itself. Brazil, Argentina, and Chile have burgeoning NGO sectors that benefit from a growing, dependable Internet infrastructure while NGOs operating in poorer nations in South America only have limited access to the Internet or are offline completely.

After introducing the expanding role of NGOs in the international community at large, the book explores the history of NGOs in Latin America. It then uses case studies to examine the economics and politics of NGOs vis-a-vis information, partnerships, opportunism, entrepreneurship, and compromise with by: tance to Latin America are difficult to find.

According to the UNDP, total Northern NGO aid increased from $ billion in to $ billion in NGOs are increasingly on the receiving end as well.

In Central America alone, some 4, NGOs currently receive an estimated $ million annually from all sources. Despite its great title, The Economics and Politics of NGOs in Latin America is a disappointing book.

That said, future work by this author will no doubt show more analysis and evidence of in-country research that goes beyond the offices of USAID and Yuppie NGOs. 19 Non Governmental Organizations in Latin America jobs available on Apply to Party Chief, Program Associate, Client Director and more.

Despite its great title, The Economics and Politics of NGOs in Latin America is a disappointing book. That said, future work by this author will no doubt show more analysis and evidence of in-country research that goes beyond the offices of USAID and Yuppie NGOs.3/5. Get this from a library.

The economics and politics of NGOs in Latin America. [Carrie A Meyer] -- Combining a political economic perspective and case studies, this book clarifies the role of Latin America's non-governmental organizations in the global community.

James Petras teaches sociology at the State University of New York at Binghamton. He is co-author of the book Neoliberalism and Class Conflict in Latin America (Macmillan, ). By the early s the more perceptive sectors of the neoliberal ruling classes realized that their policies were polarizing the society and provoking large-scale social discontent.

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The explosion of NGOs in the international community --New spaces and fabrics in Latin America --From the public to the private sector --Responding to donor demands --Opportunism, entrepreneurship, and north-south transfers --Partnerships and public goods --Sharing information --Contributions to compromise and global community.

Binder-Aviles has extensive experience working with U.S.-based NGOs started by refugees and immigrants from Africa, Southeast Asia, Latin America and the Arab world.

She has facilitated planning and coalition building for Iraqi, Yemeni and Egyptian NGOs. Binder-Aviles holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Wellesley College and. Product Information. These four multi-disciplinary studies focus on sexual and reproductive health advocacy and programs in Latin America.

Based on original research and the author's 25 years of experience working in the region, the text illuminates the political, cultural, and organizational dynamics that pose an obstacle course to sexual and reproductive health--dynamics that veterans of the. 'Recent literature on the resurgence of protest in Latin America may have inadvertently reinforced the divide between protest politics and electoral politics.

Boulding’s first-rate analysis of NGOs’ protest activity suggests that this divide is fluid rather than fixed. 25 Must-Follow NGOs in North America.

Article. By: technology use for the simple fact that the majority of the online tools and social networks commonly used today by NGOs originated in North America.

From the i­nternet boom and then bust of the late ’s to the rise of Web in the mid’s, NGOs in North America have been using. -American and Caribbean NGOs Participation at ECOSOC According to the number of NGOs registered at ECOSOC8, it can be stated that developing regions are those with the weakest numbers.

For instance, organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa and Asia, as a whole, can hardly approach the number of European NGOs. Here are five NGOS in Latin America that we love and support: Kuska (Peru) Kuska is an alternative education program offered to the local community in Ollantaytambo.

Ollantaytambo is located in the Sacred Valley of the Incas in the region of Cusco, Peru. Kuska offers a space where children learn through the experience of thinking, feeling, and. This book examines what role NGOs really play in fighting poverty in Latin America. Expert NGO professionals and scholars explore grass-roots relationships between international religious and secular NGOs and poor : Taylor And Francis.

Here to Help: NGOs Combating Poverty in Latin America book. NGOs Combating Poverty in Latin America. By Robyn Eversole. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 8 July Pub.

location New York. This book examines what role NGOs really play in fighting poverty in Latin America. Expert NGO professionals and scholars Author: Robyn Eversole. The burgeoning sector of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in Latin America&#;funded by Northern donors&#;is both catalyzing and responding to change, as states, market, and civil society realign in an age of information technology and globalization.

The political economic perspective Price: $ The Latin America Working Group (LAWG) and the Latin America Working Group Education Fund (LAWGEF) mobilize concerned citizens, organizations, and networks to call for just U.S.

policies towards Latin America and the Caribbean. We advocate in the halls of power for human rights, peace, and social, economic, and environmental justice.

In Latin America, NGOs have historical roots in the Catholic Church's fear of social unrest. In the s, the Church established Clritas, a social-assis-tance organization composed mainly of Catholic laypeople, in various countries of the region.

Grad-ually, European and North American NGOs tied to the Church began channelling funds to Latin Amer. NGOs and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean: A Case Study of Haiti. An Honors Thesis Presented to the B.A in International Studies Program of The University of New Orleans In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for the Degree of Bachelor of Arts, with Honors in International Studies By Anna Marie Walter Pineda May Cited by: 1.

Deadline: 14 May The United States Department of State, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, is seeking applications from qualified Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Educational Institutions, and other qualified organizations for a Grant to implement a program entitled “Combating Wildlife Trafficking in Latin America and the Caribbean”.

Since the ’s, NGOs have featured prominently in education, development and social change movements in Latin America since the ’s. This paper provides concrete examples of the roles NGOs have played in research and development.

An analysis of NGO characteristics and a functional typology based on their delivery of services, research focus and grassroots action is by: 1. The book includes a discussion of the current problems of border and migration between the United States, Mexico, and the rest of Latin America, as well as exciting chapters on themes not typically found in other textbooks on the region, such as geographic understandings of the drug trade, tourism landscapes, and even Latin American cinema.

Book, Español Central America, Latin America, Mexico, NGOs, Social movements Read More Of texts and practices: empowerment and organizational cultures in. NGOs first appeared in Latin America in the s, imbued with developmentalist ideology.

They developed in the context of authoritarian regimes, as nuclei of social initiatives working in economic and political resistance with the most disadvantaged sectors of the by: Request PDF | On Mar 1,M. Pisani and others published Book Review: The Economics and Politics of NGOs in Latin America | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate.

In Latin America received a total of $ billion in global development assistance; of that only percent, or $ million was given directly to NGOs, according to OECD : Sibylla Brodzinsky. InEdelman committed to implement its core competencies to empower and build the capacity of at least five Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) with an educational focus in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, and the city of Miami in the United States.

Through this commitment, Edelman will select a minimum of five NGOs through a Request for Proposal (RFP) process, and build dedicated.

According to the Washington Office on Latin America, a human rights research group, the largest portion of aid has gone to improving security and justice systems, and to preventing violence.

This book examines what role NGOs really play in fighting poverty in Latin America. Expert NGO professionals and scholars explore grass-roots relationships between international religious and secular NGOs and poor communities. They probe the power structures, cultural assumptions, dangers and possibilities that underlie NGOs' work.

Non-Governmental Organizations and the State in Latin America: Rethinking Roles in Sustainable Agricultural Development. Books or book chapters. May Anthony Bebbington and Graham Thiele.

Part of a series which comprises one overview volume and three country volumes. Published at a time of massively increased funding for NGOs, increasing.

This database contains listings and contact information for aroundorganizations, at regional, national, and local levels.

It can be searched by association name or acronym, location, subject of activity, and includes IRS data on U.S.

non-profitsAuthor: Catherine Morse. Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) are critical change agents in promoting economic growth, human rights and social progress.

USAID partners with NGOs to deliver assistance across all regions and sectors in which we work and to promote inclusive economic growth, strengthen health and education at the community level, support civil society in democratic reforms and assist countries.

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First, American NGOs may have relatively greater technical capacity and can transfer their knowledge to local organizations. Second, supporting American NGOs’ work overseas is a form of “buying American”; indeed, American NGOs often lobby to win foreign aid contracts from the US government.

Third, American NGOs are more likely than others. Latin America lags well behind the developed world and also many developing regions in overall levels of private giving. In most countries, elite and corporate giving in the s remained fairly low in relation to profits, and it remains extremely sensitive to fluctuations in the global and national economy.

There is no question that throughout Latin America crime and violence have become one of the most important subjects of publicwhile it is also beyond question that across the region there are important differences in the patterns of crime from country to country, differences that affect the framework within which the public policy response to criminal activity is formulated.

This overview volume for the Non-Governmental Organizations series contextualizes and synthesizes the case study material in the three regional volumes on Africa, Asia and Latin America, where over sixty specially commissioned case studies of farmer-participatory approaches to agricultural innovation are presented.

Specific questions are raised. The Global Fund for Children has supported 9 million children so far. The impact is thousands of children are going to school instead of to work; thousands more protecting themselves from HIV, escaping the bonds of slavery, and getting the childhood they deserve.

Grant applications generally fall between $25, and $75, range.In Latin America, we support several organizations and networks in Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Guatemala, and Uruguay working to improve women’s and young people’s health at the community level and influence relevant policies at the country level.

We also support regional networks and select groups in other countries whose cutting-edge work has the potential to advance .NGOs, Democracy and Development in Latin America.

Inés M. Pousadela. Civil Societies and NGOs in the Middle East and North Africa: The Cases of Egypt and Tunisia. Sarah Ben Néfissa. NGOs in Sub-Saharan Africa: Potentials, Constraints and Diverging Experiences.

Hans Holmén. NGOs in South Asia. Patrick Kilby. PART V.