March 2001

Philanthropy promotion centres around the world

Volume 6 , Number 1

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Philanthropy promotion centres around the world

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Guest Editors' Article

No logo, no solution by Naomi Klein

1 March 2001
Alan Christie

Globalization appears to be the buzzword of our times. The literature on the subject must be generating enough books to threaten large tracts of the world’s forests. A prominent contribution to that body of writing is Naomi Klein’s No Logo. In her lengthy and passionate polemic on the power of global corporations, Klein recognizes that the visibility of the brand exacerbates public discontent with companies’ failures, but fails to see that in this visibility lies …

 
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Editorial

Editorial – Associations of grantmakers: why should we care about them?

On 16-17 October 2000, some 300 leading citizens of Pakistan came together in Islamabad in a major national conference. The head of state set the stage. Government ministers, many other senior public officials, and leaders from business, media and civil society organizations conferred vigorously for two days. At the climax of their deliberations, they launched a new national organization. What was the topic that had captured the Pakistani national imagination in late 2000? It was not Kashmir, nuclear proliferation or political democratization. It was indigenous philanthropy – and, specifically, indigenous philanthropy as a resource for sustainable development. Nor is Pakistan …

Editorial – March 2001

It is all too easy for a magazine like Alliance to focus on the support given to Southern countries by Northern donors. I recently attended a meeting addressed by Poul Nielson, European Commissioner for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid. He mentioned, as an illustration of South-South solidarity, that the EU has contributed 1 billion euros of unspent money formerly allocated to African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries to the HIPC (Heavily Indebted Poor Countries) initiative – with the agreement of the better-off ACP countries. EU countries have not allocated extra funds. ‘I find that embarrassing,’ said Nielson.  With the world’s …