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Indian government looks to tighten the regulation of foreign funded campaigning not-for-profit organisations

If reports by the media are to be believed, concerns are being voiced to India’s government about the financing and actions of foreign funded not-for-profit organisations engaged in campaigning activities. 1,265 more words

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Does philanthropy help or hinder the fight against corruption in developing nations?

A more nuanced understanding of the relationship between corruption and development is needed to assess the impact that philanthropy has, and could have, on the governance environment in developing countries. 1,519 more words

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Philanthropy in Russia: An Insider’s View

This article first appeared in Philanthropy Focus – a blog operated by the WINGS global network


Charitable giving and philanthropy in Russia is slightly more than twenty years old. 1,055 more words

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By trying to control civil society, the Egyptian government could fuel more social unrest

This article was first published in the New Statesman on 21 May 2014.

The leaders in Egypt have repeatedly failed to recognise that the campaigning of not-for-profits plays an important role as a pressure gauge that can release dissent in a manageable way. 1,098 more words

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