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Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) support millions of people facing poverty, natural disasters, war and other crises. But in recent years, international NGOs have faced increased scrutiny, with critics questioning whether they sometimes do more harm than good.
Who decides if a mission is successful and do we need a global watchdog for NGOs?
Presented by Julia O’Driscoll, with The Week’s Joe Evans and guest Miriam Bradley, an associate professor at the Barcelona Institute of International Studies, Gabriela Luz, interim deputy humanitarian director of the Global Humanitarian Group request of Oxfam, and Dr. Gina Yannitell Reinhardt, professor of government at the University of Essex.
https://www.theweek.co.uk/news/world-news/955948/the-overview-podcast-do-ngos-help-or-harm Podcast Overview: NGOs Help or Harm?