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Article Number - 65C3A4949285


Vol.6(1), pp. 1-9 , January 2015
DOI: DOI: 10.5897/IJPDS2014.0202
ISSN: 2141-6621



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Emerging role of NGOs in the world’s socio-political affairs



Firdoos Dar
  • Firdoos Dar
  • Central Asian Studies, University of Kashmir, India.
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 Received: 09 April 2014  Accepted: 02 December 2014  Published: 31 January 2015

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The past two decades had witnessed tremendous increase in the role of NGOs in various walks of life and it is now an established fact that their role cannot be sidelined any state while formulating and implemented the her policies. The number of NGOs has grown tremendously and so their functions, conservatively estimated at between 6,000 and 8,000....  They are bringing the voice of voiceless and marginalized to the centers of power, enforcing accountability, building responsive and transparent systems. They are performing an important task in the arena of social, cultural, economic and political activity alongside the state and market. They are being perceived as a constructive power building vibrant democracy and people oriented development. Its absence is being considered as a criterion for authoritarian move. This paper is an attempt to shed light on the emerging role of NGOs in world politics, making an assessment with regard to their gains in the socio-political arena.

 

Key World: NGOs, Role, Politics, Human Rights, Public Policy, State, UN, Lobbying.

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APA Dar, F. (2015). Emerging role of NGOs in the world’s socio-political affairs. International Journal of Peace and Development Studies, 6(1), 1-9.
Chicago Firdoos Dar. "Emerging role of NGOs in the world’s socio-political affairs." International Journal of Peace and Development Studies 6, no. 1 (2015): 1-9.
MLA Firdoos Dar. "Emerging role of NGOs in the world’s socio-political affairs." International Journal of Peace and Development Studies 6.1 (2015): 1-9.
   
DOI DOI: 10.5897/IJPDS2014.0202
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