February 4 Lecture

Beyond Sovereignty: Issues for a Global Agenda

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Non-Governmental Organizations: Important for 4 Key Reasons: - Engaging in transnational advocacy and mobilization, including action by ‘principled actors’ (Lady Diana, Ethical Funds) - Increasing sectors of activism, including those belonging to states such as legal compliance and monitoring (Rugmark, Nukes) - Focus on non-state actors, too (Corps, NGO’s) - Have an impact on sovereignty, including questioning it and transgressing/ opposing it (Doctors with Borders) Definition: - Institutionally separate from governments o GoNGO’s – Government created NGO’s o BuNGO’s – Business NGO – focus on business trade and regulation - Operate on a not for profit basis (in general) Interact with IGO’s Points: - Reshape themselves and adapt to changing global climate (landmines > war child) - Take part at strategic moments and times (DWB, MADD, Greenpeace in Rio/Kyoto environment) - Outside parties for discussion and debate, who can report back to states or to IGO’s (Eminent Persons Panels)
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February 4 Lecture - February 4 Lecture Non-Governmental Organizations Important for 4 Key Reasons Engaging in transnational advocacy and

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