Minority Rights Group International (MRG) Deputy Director, Claire Thomas, writes this opinion piece for the Thomson Reuters News Foundation.+ LEARN MORE
Evaluation of nine non-governmental human rights organizations
This was an external evaluation of the work of 9 International Human Rights NGOs which was commissioned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands and carried by staff at the Centre for Human Rights at the University of Essex. The section relating to MRG runs from page 86-99.
It concludes: “MRG is a well organised and highly professional human rights organisation that has shown great efficiency and effectiveness in achieving many of its aims and objectives. … It has had an important role in establishing new international standards in the areas of minority rights, has been instrumental in improving the methods of the Working Group on Minority Rights and has built capacity among partner NGOs advocating for minority rights at the domestic and international level.”
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