NGO Monitor regularly submits statements and reports to various UN bodies, such as the Human Rights Council; to government institutions that rely extensively on NGO claims; and to governmental reviews on NGO funding mechanisms.
The Institute for NGO Research, an NGO in Special Consultative with ECOSOC, submitted the following information to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in advance of its preparation of a discriminatory blacklist aimed at entities doing business over the 1949 Armistice Lines, pursuant to UN Human Rights Council Resolution 31/36.
The EUs unreserved reliance on NGO statements reflects its dysfunctional policy-making process towards Israel, which is characterized by major flaws in its assessment and understanding of Israeli society.
NGO Monitor has prepared this submission as part of the Review of the UN Human
Rights Council (HRC) for the Open-Ended Working Group (Working Group), in order
to support the HRC review process.
The NGO campaigns highlighted in this report launched ostensibly to uphold
the rule of law and due process, are manufactured as part of a coordinated strategy to
internationally isolate Israel and weaken its ability to protect its citizens from
Instead of using the CEDAW Review to highlight genuine problems of gender discrimination, NGOs used the UN forum to blame Israel alone for violence against women.
In order to counter NGO lobbying campaigns pushing for proceedings against Israel in the International Criminal Court (ICC), NGO Monitor filed a submission with the Court on October 21, 2010. The brief provided missing context, corrected questionable legal claims made by these groups, and offered detailed information on NGO lawfare.