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NGOs and the United Nations

institutionalization, professionalization, and adaptation

by Kerstin Martens

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United Nations.,
  • Non-governmental organizations.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesNon-governmental organizations and the United Nations
    StatementKerstin Martens.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJZ4841 .M37 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3425651M
    ISBN 101403992843
    LC Control Number2005049201

    Only NGOs in consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) can be accredited to participate in the Human Rights Council’s sessions as Observers. Economic and Social Council resolution /31 of July Check your NGO in the ECOSOC NGO database. NOTE: All non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that are in Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) are considered already accredited to the Conference of States Parties.

    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Introduction: Religion, the United Nations and Institutional Process / Jeremy Carrette --Realism and Idealism: NGOs and the United Nations System / Hugh Miall --The Problem of Categories: Exploring Religion and NGOs through Survey Research / Evelyn Bush - .   "NGOs – Non-Governmental Organizations" published on 01 Jan by Brill | by: 2.

    The term “NGO” first came into use after World War II when the United Nations applied it to private organizations that helped heal the ravages of the war — millions of displaced people, orphans and high unemployment. But the concept of citizens organizing around issues . Sister Cathy Campbell recently attended United Nations for Non-Governmental Organizations, Forums on the Environment and Spirituality and Values meetings in Geneva, Switzerland. On a lower level of the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, are a series of conference rooms and offices where the “conscience of the United Nations” pulses.


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NGOs and the United Nations by Kerstin Martens Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is the first interdisciplinary study to present extensive fieldwork results from an examination of the activity of religious groups at the United Nations in New York and Geneva. Based on a three and half-year study of activities in the United Nations system, it seeks to show how “religion” operates in both visible and invisible : Hardcover.

“This book, the first interdisciplinary examination of the processes of contemporary religious NGO activity at the United Nations, is a groundbreaking study of how 'religion' works in this crucial international : Paperback.

This book is the first interdisciplinary study to present extensive fieldwork results from an examination of the activity of religious groups at the United Nations in New York and Geneva. Based on a How do religious groups, operating as NGOs, engage in the most important global institution for world peace?Pages:   This book explores the limits of NGO influence and the conditions that constrain NGOs when they participate in international negotiations.

Through a study of the UN World Summits Author: Laura Montagna. Examining the involvement of religious NGOs (RNGOs) at the UN, this book explores whether they polarize political debates at the UN or facilitate agreement on policy issues.

The number of RNGOs engaging with the United Nations (UN) has grown considerably in recent years: RNGOs maintain relations with various UN agencies, member-state missions, and other NGOs, and participate in UN Cited by: 2.

Introduction NGOs and the United Nations reveals how NGOs have changed their interaction with the UN since the mids. It also looks at how their representation to the UN, their consultative status and their characteristic features influence their relationship with the UN.

Examining the involvement of religious NGOs (RNGOs) at the UN, this book explores whether they polarize political debates at the UN or facilitate agreement on policy issues. The number of RNGOs engaging with the United Nations (UN) has grown considerably in recent years: RNGOs maintain relations with various UN agencies, member-state missions, and other NGOs, and participate in UN.

This book is the first interdisciplinary study to present extensive fieldwork results from an examination of the activity of religious groups at the United Nations in New York and Geneva.

Based on a three and half-year study of activities in the United Nations system, it seeks to show how “religion” operates in both visible and invisible ways. At this time the International Federation of League of Nations Societies was established to help the work of the fledgling League of Nations –- the precursor to the United Nations.

By the beginning of World War II it is estimated that there were about NGOs in operation. The book examines selected faith-based organisations (FBOs) and their attempts to seek to influence debate and decision-making at the United Nations (UN).

Increasing attention on FBOs in this context has followed what is widely understood as a Author: Jim Church. “This book, the first interdisciplinary examination of the processes of contemporary religious NGO activity at the United Nations, is a groundbreaking study of how 'religion' works in this crucial international forum.

Religion, NGOs and the United Nations: Visible and Invisible Actors in Power is a collection of nine essays that locate religion and faith leadership in the complicated international system of global governance and social justice.

This book opens with an explanation of the method of study, a mixed design of concepts from the humanities and social science—especially religious studies. Get this from a library.

NGOs, the UN, and global governance. [Thomas G Weiss; Leon Gordenker; Thomas J. Watson, Jr. Institute for International Studies (Brown University);] -- A comprehensive exploration of the role of nongovernmental organizations in the international arena, this collection examines the full range of NGO relationships and actions.

The basis for the consultative relationship between the U.N. and NGOs is the original Charter of the United Nations. Article 71 says that the Economic and Social Council “may make suitable arrangements for consultation with non-governmental organizations which are concerned with matters within its.

About this book NGOs and the United Nations reveals how NGOs have changed their interaction with the UN since the mids.

It also looks at how their representation to the UN, their consultative status and their characteristic features influence their relationship with the UN. You will find information on the formal framework for NGOs at the UN as well as general analysis on NGOs and the UN.

Also posted are documents on the relation of NGOs with main bodies of the UN such as the General Assembly and the Security Council, as well as the rest of the UN system.

For these reasons, it is imperative that the United Nations explore means to widen and make more meaningful the access of NGOs to the organization and its negotiation and decision-making processes - ways that strengthen and also transcend the framework laid down in Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) Resolution /31, adopting the spirit of.

Inthe Watchtower Bible and Tract Society of New York applied to be a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Associate Member of the United Nations Department of Public Information (UN DPI).

This is the closest relationship an NGO can form with the United Nations. The application was renewed annually and is a matter of public record. Women’s National Book Association has been a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) member of the United Nations since An NGO is defined as “any non-profit, voluntary citizens’ group that is organized on a local, national or international level.

Task-oriented and driven by people with a common interest, NGOs perform a variety of services and humanitarian functions, bring citizens’ concerns to. NGOs, Indigenous Peoples and the United Nations. Sharon H. Venne. Introduction. A non-governmental organization (NGO) cannot represent the rights of Indigenous Nations.

Indigenous Nations must speak for Indigenous Peoples in any international. States, bureaucracies, and NGOs in the United Nations. Who Participates in Global Governance? book. States, bureaucracies, and NGOs in the United Nations.

By Molly Ruhlman. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 1 August Pub. location London. Cited by: 2. The United Nations is an international non- partisan organization committed for maintaining international peace and security; promoting human rights, social progress and living standards, developing friendly relations among countries.

It has an international character that has been made powerful by vesting the powers in its founding Charter.The United Nations (UN), the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), the World Trade Organization (WTO), and the European Union (EU) are all examples of IGOs. Nongovernmental Organizations Unlike governmental organizations, NGOs are made up of individuals, not businesses or governments.