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Contents Preface xi Part I: NGOs and Culture of Responsibility Introduction 1 1. The Role of the Non-Governmental Community in Building a Culture of Responsibility: A Human Imperative for the Twenty-first Century Noel Brown 3 2. Social Justice in Today's World Oscar Arias Sánchez 7 3. NGO Core Values and True Responsbility Dr. Chung Hwan Kwak 11 4. Volunteering--Reconnecting a Disconnected Society: The Volunteer Movement Creating a Culture of Responsibility Mei Cobb 15 5. Good Governance and Civic Engagement William Reuben 25 6. Standards for NGOs: NGO Legitimacy, Integrity, Accountability, and Responsibility H.E. Jerry John Rawlings 31 Part II: NGOs, Human Security, and the United Nations Introduction 39 7. Legal Personality and the Role of Non-Governmental Organizations and Non-State Political Entities in the United Nations System Ruth Wedgwood 41 8. Rights and Duties in a New Challenging World Dr. Shireen Hunter 61 9. Iraq, Terrorism, and the Culture of Irresponsibility Dr. Laurie Mylroie 67 10. Women and Peace in South Asia Dr. V. Mohini Giri 75 11. The Right of the Ukraine to Call For Nuclear Disarmament Leonid Kravchuk 81 12. Conflict Prevention in Europe and the Economic Dimension Professor Mihaela Dimitrescu 83 Part III: NGOs and Human Rights Intoduction 91 13. Human Rights NGOs as the Motors of Change Dr. Claude Welch 93 14. Human Rights Challenges, NGOs, and the US Government's Commitment Lorne W. Craner 101 15. Religious Freedom and the Role of NGOs Paul Marshall 107 16. Human Rights Challenges in the New Century Alexandra Arriaga 113 17. A Working Paradigm for Human Rights Discourse: Report on an Interactive Session on Human Rights Thomas J. Ward and Alexa Fish Ward 119 Part IV: NGOs and Environmental Protection Introduction 127 18. NGOs and Environmental Conservation Dr. Frederick A. Swarts 129 19. The Power and Ethics of Environmental NGOs in this Era of Earth Two Gary Gardner 143 20. Ecotourism and the Non-Governmental Sector and Business Sector Megan Epler Wood 149 21. World Religions and Ecology Mary Evelyn Tucker 157 22. Sustainable Community Building Dr. Donald B. Conroy 163 Part V: NGOs, the Family, and International Organizations Introduction 171 23. International Law, Social Change, and the Family Richard G. Wilkins 173 24. NGOs and the Assault on the American Family Seriah Rein 203 Part VI: NGOs and the Media Introduction 223 25. A Responsible Media and NGOs Ambassador Philip V. Sanchez 225 26. A Critique of NGO-Media Relations John O'Sullivan 231 27. Getting Media Coverage for Your NGO Melissa Hopkins 235 28. Media Relations: Building Personal Relationships with the Media James Weidman 241 Part VII: Resources for NGOs Introduction 253 29. Fundraising and Getting Grants Theresa Rudacille 255 30. Strategic Management of NGOs Margaret Hayes 275 31. Networking Karen Woods 287 Part VIII: Excellence in the NGO Community Introduction 299 32. Human and Proud of It Noel Brown 301 33. Peace Begins with Each of Us Dr. Oscar Arias Sanchez 313 34. Helping Knowledge Shaykh Hassan Ali Cisse 315 35. The Circumpolar Arctic as a Barometer of the Globe's Environmental Health Sheila Watt-Cloutier 317 36. Women and Change: A Clear Message To Women of My Region Wajeeha Al-Baharna 321 37. The First Battle Is a Battle of the Home Charles A. Ballard 325 38. Religions Together: A Common Vocation for Peacemaking Bishop William E. Swing 327 39. Transition To a Culture of Peace Frederico Mayor Zaragoza 329 Part IX: Diversity of NGOs Introduction 335 40. Searching for a New Vision: Global Common Society Woon Ho Kim 337 41. International Voluntary Service: Eighty Years of Promoting Peace by Teaching Nonviolence and Fostering a Culture of Responsibility Peter Coldwell 341 42. Global Healing Ethical Imperatives for Sustainable Development Dr. David W. Randle 345 43. Estonian Association Anti-AIDS: Twelve Years of Activity Ljudmilla Priimägi 361 44. The Democracy School Ruta Pels 365 45. "Simurg" Association of the Culture of Azerbaijan Fuad Mammedov 369 46. Action on Disability and Development (ADD): Cambodia Srey Vanthon 371 Contributors 375
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Non-governmental organizations Congresses, Social action Congresses, Social conflict Prevention Congresses, Human rights Congresses, Responsibility Congresses