As grassroots NGOs get their lobbying smarts in gear for the June 20 G20 Summit, a hefty number from around the world will be focusing on the so-called Robin Hood tax.
Amid the rubble, Port-au-Prince is a boomtown for the international aid-relief industry. It would be much better if its people could be allowed to decide how to spend money raised for their relief.
Three activists discuss the need for less interference and more aid to build long-term solutions in Haiti.
May 9, 2009
North Glenora Community League
13535 - 109A AvenueEdmonton , AB
Canada53° 33' 20.7792" N, 113° 33' 25.992" W
A Reuse Fair is a one-day community event where unwanted but reusable household items are collected and passed on to charities, non-profits, artisans and schools that need them.
Who Are You?
As causes and NGOs take their message and their identities online are they gathering real followers and fans or just cause wannabes?
Feb 10, 2009 to Feb 11, 2009
McMaster University MDCL 3020
1280 Main Street West Michael B. DeGroote Centre for Learning and Discovery Room 3020L8S 4L8 Hamilton , ON
Canada43° 15' 28.5408" N, 79° 55' 2.1792" W
Canadian author Larry Krotz on the unexpected difficulties in helping Africa