IsraelCast Episode 160
Started after the 2001 United Nations World Conference Against Racism in Durban, NGO Monitor is a globally recognized research institute promoting democratic values and good governance, working to ensure that decision makers and civil society operate in accordance with the principles of accountability, transparency, and universal human rights. Combining research and analysis with action, they have helped successfully defund over $100 million from various anti-Israel organizations in the last 10 years alone. Host Steven Shalowitz sits down with NGO Monitor Vice President Olga Deutsch to discuss which NGOs are the biggest violators, how they combat that, and the importance of holding these organizations accountable
Olga Deutsch serves as vice president of NGO Monitor, an Israeli think tank dedicated to defending Israel’s right to exist as a Jewish democracy within the global human rights community. She brings extensive experience in international politics and Europe-Israel relations, with a particular emphasis on international development, humanitarian aid, and civil society. Olga is also a co-founder of the Europe Forum, the leading platform for bringing together civil society organizations in Israel and Europe. Before joining NGO Monitor, Olga held senior positions in the private sector in Europe and Israel, and served as the Chairperson of the European Union of Jewish Students.