New Agendas and New Patterns of International NGO Political Action

  title={New Agendas and New Patterns of International NGO Political Action},
  author={Paul Nelson},
  journal={Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations},
  • P. Nelson
  • Published 1 December 2002
  • Political Science, Economics
  • Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations
International advocacy strategies devised for the political environment in which World Bank policy is decided are often not suitable for advocacy on broader financial policy and trade issues. Advocacy in these “new” agendas challenges prevailing models, which depict NGOs as mobilizing powerful governments and international organizations to influence a government's behavior. The patterns of international NGO political activity are diverse, sometimes restraining the power of international rules… 

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