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Philanthropy Has A Critical Role In Peace & Security

Philanthropy is more than good business. When people and businesses engage in philanthropy, it helps them build relationships, build their brand, and build employee engagement. But there is more. Philanthropy is essential to our collective future.  ...

Barriers, Hurdles & Holes

A 2009 paper entitled "Barriers and Solutions" by a masters student in Diplomacy and International Relations at Seton Hall University, Angela Zettler, introduced some of the barriers and solutions NGOs face when attempting to impact global policy by working with the...

Dear NGO, You Are in Sales & Marketing

NGOs are in sales and marketing, even if you don’t like the thought of it! It’s time to embrace this, since, as Daniel Pink notes, “To Sell Is Human.”

Aleppo Crisis

Aleppo Under Siege: Syria's Latest Tragedy Unfolds - Security Council Arria-Formula Open Meeting (8 August 2016) 00:00: Ambassador Samantha Power opens the Session and helps set the context of the siege of Aleppo that is happening now, where 300,000 people are ....

The Secret Language of UN Resolutions

Understanding the role of UN resolutions and their "secret language" is one of the numerous skills NGO diplomats need realize they need to impact global policy. While the language is not really secret, when you do not understand the role resolutions play and how they...

DPI / NGO Briefings 2016

The UN's Department of Public Information (DPI) conducts (almost) weekly briefings for NGOs. These take place at the UN and are often (but not always) video-taped so those unable to attend can review the materials. The briefings cover a variety of topics and often...

Jargon Jamboree

In This Series Step into their shoes. Jump in, often. Notice the specifics and the surroundings. Windows of opportunity open... and close. Speak to them as individuals. Presentation goes a long way. ost of us are already familiar with the...

Who Is This For?

Who This Is Training For / Not For Who This Is For If you are a new representative of your NGO to the United Nations and you have recently been tasked with supporting your organization's outreach at the UN, then this is perfect for you. Especially if you are just...

Getting Your Voice Heard

In This Series Step into their shoes. Jump in, often. Notice the specifics and the surroundings. Windows of opportunity open... and close. Speak to them as individuals. Presentation goes a long way. etting your voice "heard in high places" is about...

Acting Globally in the Digital Age

11 Jun 2015 - The objective of this DPI briefing is to inform the NGO community about new and innovative communications platforms and their use in impacting global change.

DPI/ NGO Orientation Programme

On 21 May NGO Relations of DPI convoked the Annual Orientation Programme for newly associated NGOs. The Orientation Programme has been a mainstay of the DPI/NGO services provided to NGOs for many years. It is targeted for newly associated...

NGOs Preparing for the 2015 Crime Congress

While many have their eyes on 2015 Millennium Development Goal milestone and add to discussions of "what's next," others continue to work steadily on issues that are essential to ensuring environments enable development, such as the rule of law, the battle against...

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