On this page of our website, you will find selected articles, tools, case studies, resources or links on issues relating to governance of global civil society organisations and federations
- ‘Taking a Strategic Approach to Governance Reform‘, International Civil Society Centre, Nov 2012, 31 pages. Report of INGO working group on alternative approaches to CSO governance.
- ‘Building Effective Standards for Global NGOs, Ken Caldwell, March 2013, 9 pages. Reviews widening use of standards in leading NGOs to promote stronger national affiliates and closer working.
- ‘The Rise of INGO Families‘, INTRAC Briefing, May 2013, 8 pages. Collection of articles reviewing factors driving closer working across INGO federations
- ‘From Alliance to International: The Global Transformation of Save the Children‘, Maxwell School of Public Affairs at Syracuse University, 2013, 17 pages. Case study on the transition of Save the Children International over the last ten years
- ‘Plan – Diversifying Membership and Building Inclusion in Governance‘, Hauser Center, July 2012, 22 pages. Case study on evolving governance reform in Plan International
- ‘Transitioning from an NGO to a Network: EveryChild’s Journey to a New Model‘, John Hailey, Cass Business School, 2014, 17 pages + appendices. Case study of global governance transition in a mid sized NGO
- ‘Acting Globally, Thinking Locally‘, Keith Johnston, Feb 2012, 22 pages. Insights and advice for incoming International Board members in global civil society federations
- ‘Measuring International NGO Results at Agency Level‘: Interaction, May 2016; 3 page executive summary + link to main report. Outlines 9 factors that can influence success in measuring results at agency level, drawing on experience of leading INGOs
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