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Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs)

NGOs are increasingly visible and diverse, from small grassroots NGOs to multi-million-dollar budgets giants, such as CARE or Human Rights Watch, largely funded by governments. NGOs fast and often unchecked growth has raised serious questions of transparency and accountability in their operations.

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U.S. Says Russian NGO Law Does Not Meet Human Rights Commitments

The United States presented to the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) January 26 its concerns about Russia’s new law on nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin on January 10.

[USINFO, January 27, 2006]

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