ISSUE 4 September 1995

Humanitarian Exchange Magazine

Commonwealth Foundation Endorses New Guidelines for Good Policy and Practice for NGOs

by Humanitarian Practice Network

The Second Commonwealth NGO Forum met between June 18-23 in Wellington, New Zealand. This gathering of more than 150 NGO representatives, endorsed the document Non-Governmental Organisations: Guidelines for Good Policy and Practice. The document sets out guidelines on good policy and practice for NGOs themselves and for NGOs in their relationships with others. During the past three years, the document has passed through an extensive consultation process before being presented to the Forum in New Zealand. Now that the document has been endorsed by NGO delegates, it will be presented to the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Auckland, New Zealand in November.

For further information, please contact:

Christine Meyer
Information Officer
Commonwealth Foundation
Malborough House, Pall Mall, London
SW1Y 5HY
UK
Tel: +44 171 930 3783
Fax: +44 171 839 8157 

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