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Since the end of the Cold War and the reduction in the use of aid to support regimes according to their respective Cold War alliances, there has been a marked resurgence of interest in concepts such as governance, Civil Society, local democracy, accountability and transparency. Initially, NGOs were identified as the natural interlocutors for governmental and intergovernmental agencies wanting to promote Civil Society. However, in recent years many official agencies have recognised that NGOs a...read more

In an age where donor goals and objectives often dictate broader development priorities, how are capacity building initiatives of southern NGOs impacted? To what extent are capacity building programs based on internally identified organizational needs versus northern perceptions of NGO needs?

FEE : GBP 6,000 + expenses
Location : Africa
Closing Date : 14 Jul 2001
Job posted on : 17 Jun 2001

The Nigerian government has ratified five of the eight core conventions of the International Labour Organization (ILO) conventions against child labour, 'The Guardian' newspaper reported on Thursday. The ratification was disclosed by Godfrey Preware, the permanent secretary in the Ministry of Employment, Labour and Productivity, at the 89th plenary session of the ILO which ended in Geneva recently, the paper said.