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Unformatted text preview: 1. there are more of them a. 30,000 global NGOs 2. Increase in donations 3. New information and expertise needed D. Power of NGOs? 1. They partner with governments 2. Types of power NGOs use: a. Information Politics- they inform governments and they inform members b. Symbolic Politics- nobel peace prize, We Are the World c. Accountability Politics- follow-up on promises E. Controversies 1. Are these actors taking power away from the state? 2. Who watches the NGOs? Accountability and transparency 3. Codes of conduct 4. Centralize or decentralize? Grassroots or global? 5. Increasing involvement in politics- supporting specific political parties F. Global Civil Society (GCS): Self-organized intermediary groups that are relatively independent of both public authorities and private economic actors...
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- Fall '06