A South American country with a dictatorial flair scoured our website and said ‘I see you mentioned us in not such a great light – where do you get this information? Who are you working with? Who are your partners?’ They don’t want to say ‘What work do you do in my country?’ but that’s what they’re getting at.
Former TiH! producer Pete Micek returns to the radio to explain the process of United Nations accreditation for NGOs, from the struggle to gain access to governments, to dealing with procedural infighting and suspicion about human rights groups.