Posts tagged ‘Code of Conduct’
The second article, in a series of reflections on how Irish NGOs communicate “development” and “poverty”, and whether the way they speak about their work in fact skews public perceptions of global issues.
Irish NGOs are working together to change attitudes and impressions of developing countries. Here are some examples of how they are doing that.
In a recent article, ‘Beyond Charity’, Martin Kirk, Head of Campaigns, Oxfam UK, summarised his thoughts on a lot of recent research and thinking on communicating development.
While he speaks to the UK’s experience, our sector is a global one and there is much in this polemical article to challenge us here in Ireland. This blog summarises his contribution to the debate.
Irish NGOs are clearly very aware of the challenges and opportunities for greater NGO Accountability. But a research sample suggests they have failed to harness the power of the media to educate the Irish public about the issue.
An invitation to a discussion about how NGOs can move beyond “communication” towards “engagement” with global justice issues.