Call for Partnership: Keystone Accountability - an international charity helping organizations develop new ways of planning, measuring and reporting social change, and Charity Navigator - the premier independent charity evaluator in the United States, have joined forces to involve university students in informing US-American giving. This call for partnership is aimed at graduate and select undergraduate courses that cover the management of nonprofit organizations. Connected to an expanded and enhanced Charity Navigator rating system, students in
Y.M.C.A. Is Downsizing to a Single Letter https://www.nytimes.com/2010/07/12/us/12Y.html
You can add a new entry to the long list of problems that can be solved by robots: arranging tables in a conference room...
Rise of the virtual conference - BBC News
Product piracy at exhibitions - Recommendations for exhibitors
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has agreed to buy Continental in a $3 billion-plus deal that would
create the world's largest carrier with a commanding position in several
top U.S. cities.
Deal expected to conclude in 4th quarter 2010.
New standard for the meetings industry
"The Copenhagen Sustainable Meetings Protocol is a new advanced level guide for sustainable event management which uses the United Nations’ COP15 conference in Copenhagen as its case study. The protocol is designed to be used in conjunction with The COP15 Event Sustainability Report which provides in-depth details of the COP15 sustainability approach, initiatives and performance. The report follows GRI reporting guidelines and sets a new standard for the meetings industry.
new book announcement
Evaluating Transnational NGOs: Legitimacy, Accountability, Representation
Edited by Jens Steffek and Kristina Hahn
Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have come to play a key role in global and European governance. With this new influence and visibility many have begun to worry about their legitimacy and accountability. Critics question the representativeness of NGOs, the democratic quality of their internal procedures, and their accountability to the wider public. This