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Impact of the Global Economic Crises on Civil Society Organizations

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  • Eva-Maria Hanfstaengl
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    The food, environmental and economic crises have challenged civil society organizations (CSOs) and the communities they serve. A broad-based survey, initiated by the United Nations Division for Social Policy and Development and guided by a Civil Society Steering Committee, was undertaken in 2009 that measured the impact of the crises on the operating capacity of CSOs around the world and their expectations as they look ahead. This study examines the current situation of CSOs as indicated by responses from 640 civil society organizations worldwide. It also asks what strategies they are undertaking to cope with a drop of revenues and how to strengthen social-service delivery capacities of CSOs during crisis periods.

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    Paper provided by United Nations, Department of Economics and Social Affairs in its series Working Papers with number 97.

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    Length: 51 pages
    Date of creation: Sep 2010
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    Handle: RePEc:une:wpaper:97

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    Keywords: Civil Society Organizations; financial crisis; official development assistance; innovative sources of financing; international coordination;

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