Reality Check: In Defense of the UN

Mehdi Hasan looks beyond the organization’s flaws and points to the importance of the UN on the global stage. Find Us On Facebook Join the NGO Academy's Facebook Community Resources Webinars Courses Course Options The Mindset Module Advocacy Algorithm DPI / NGO...
Philanthropy Has A Critical Role In Peace & Security

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

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...
Dear NGO, You Are in Sales & Marketing

Dear NGO, You Are in Sales & Marketing

So you work for an NGO?Then you are in sales and marketing. Everything you do, like it or not, will draw people toward you or away, and at some time, if you want to survive, you will have to make a sale. OK, so you don’t like the word “sales” because...
Aleppo Crisis

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...
The Secret Language of UN Resolutions

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...