Founded in 2002, Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI) is the Geneva-based World Council of Churches’ (WCC) “flagship project” on the Arab-Israeli conflict. Despite marketing itself as a human rights and protection program, EAPPI places significant emphasis on political advocacy before, during, and after the trip.
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On December 18, European Court of Auditors (ECA) released a report finding a severe transparency deficiency in EU funding to Civil Society Organizations (CSOs).
NGO Monitor delivered a submission to the UN Commission of Inquiry (COI) on the protests and violence along the Gaza-Israel border beginning in March 2018.
Today (October 11, 2018), an Israeli court is considering an appeal from Isabel Phiri, a senior official in the World Council of Churches (WCC) who was denied entry into Israel. NGO Monitor is providing the following essential background on WCC and its “flagship project” Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI), which falls under Phiri’s “overall responsibility.”
NGO Monitor's success in exposing the millions in taxpayer funds given annually, without transparency, to false human rights and development NGOs, some of which are linked to terror organizations and/or use antisemitic motifs, speaks for itself. Indeed, this smear campaign highlights the importance and credibility of our work.
In response to NGO Monitor’s research on government funding for civil society organizations, OmVärlden, an online magazine owned by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, published today twelve articles making numerous false accusations about NGO Monitor.
NGO Monitor research reveals that European-backed NGOs are flooding Israel’s courts with cases in an attempt to circumvent the democratic process to change Israeli policies while bypassing diplomatic channels in an unprecedented manner.
NGO Monitor Statement on Response of EU Vice President Mogherini to Minister Erdan on the Issue of NGO Funding
NGO Monitor calls on the EU to immediately initiate an internal audit in order to identify and prevent misuse of NGO funding.
Over 500 million shekels have been transferred to Israeli political advocacy non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in 2012-2016, according to a new report published by NGO Monitor today.