HIGH POINT, N.C., March 27, 2009 – David Walker, associate professor and director of the Master of Public Administration Program in Nonprofit Organizations at High Point University, recently presented a paper in Israel at the Annual Conference of the Israeli Center for the Third Sector Research. This year?s conference was titled “The Local-Global Nexus of Civil Society.”
The conference included presenters from 10 different countries. Walker, who attended the conference on March 18, presented his paper, titled “Funding for Human Rights Organizations in Cambodia: A Case Study of the Diakonia and Forum Syd Foundations.”
“This conference brought scholars and researchers together to discuss the localization of international nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) and the internationalization of local civil society organizations, from the perspective of Israeli civil society and that of several other countries,” says Walker. “The conference was very informative and insightful.”
The conference was sponsored by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Israel.
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