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Surveying the field: a stash of short reflections by major NGO leaders and scholars

Tosca’s has undertaken hundreds of interviews with NGO leaders as well as scholars. For a sample of the wide range of people she interviewed while at the Maxwell School, these brief, conversational interviews give you a flavor

https://www.maxwell.syr.edu/moynihan/tngo/interview_series/TNGO_Interview_Showcase/

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Accountability: do NGOs really aim to be accountable to a multitude of stakeholders?

NGOs prioritize their accountability to multiple stakeholders a lot more now than they did, say, 10 years ago. But to what extent does this go beyond rhetorical commitment? This academic article [HYPERLINKED], co-written with long time Maxwell colleagues Hans Peter Schmitz and Paloma Raggo, investigates the gap between rhetoric and behaviors.

Schmitz, Hans Peter, Paloma Raggo, and Tosca Bruno-van Vijfeijken 2012. Accountability of Transnational NGOs: Aspirations vs. PracticeNonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly 41 (6), 1176-95.

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Digitally enabled activism: ‘brick and mortar’ NGOs have to step up their game

While at Maxwell, Tosca initiated research on digitally enabled activism; a topic that many traditional, ‘brick and mortar’ NGOs struggle with. She was interviewed about the need for NGOs to step up their game

https://onlinempa.syr.edu/blog/digitally-enabled-ngos-tosca-bruno-van-vijfeiken/

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