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Part III The Sources of International Responsibility, Ch.23.3 The Responsibility of Other Entities: Non-Governmental Organizations

Anna-Karin Lindblom

From: The Law of International Responsibility

Edited By: James Crawford, Alain Pellet, Simon Olleson, Kate Parlett

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 17 June 2024

As a consequence of the considerable number, resources, and political role of nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), the demands for their accountability are increasing.1 The NGO sector attracts large amounts of international funding and, as a consequence of developments such as the privatization of public services in many countries and the globalization of decision-making, their role is powerful both locally and transnationally. The possibility of holding NGOs legally responsible for their conduct is only one aspect of the larger question of their accountability.2...
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