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Cut In Boycott Of Dubai Diamond Meeting

Michael Barron | Posted 31.10.2016 | UK
Michael Barron

When I wrote earlier this month about the need for civil society to engage with governments in the Gulf to achieve positive outcomes in human rights, ...

Diamonds Show Flaws In Civil Society Approach To The Gulf

Michael Barron | Posted 20.10.2017 | UK
Michael Barron

For both governments and NGOs in the Gulf, engagement and mutual respect is the path to success. Governments have to face up to some hard truths but the reputation gains are worth the pain. For NGOs, reports and campaigns only go so far, talking to governments who are the only ones who can enact change, is more likely to lead to success.