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Few disagree on the importance of environmental protection. Many disagree on how. As a result, global and regional agreements have proliferated. There are currently over 130 multilateral environmental agreements. NGOs intervention has become ubiquitous on national and international environmental policy making. In a context where there is considerable uncertainty about the problems, impact, and effective response, NGOs have substantial influence.

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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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