Top global development NGOs in Italy: A primer

Most of Italy’s global development NGOs are relatively small, with less than 100 staff. But they’re influential nevertheless, especially through networks such as CINI, FOCSIV, COCIS, CIPSI and LINK2007.

Proof of the Italian NGO community’s clout: The country’s first-ever minister for international cooperation and integration, Andrea Riccardi, is a seasoned nonprofit leader.

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  • Eliza Villarino

    Eliza Villarino currently manages one of today’s leading publications on humanitarian aid, global health and international development, the weekly GDB. At Devex, she has helped grow a global newsroom, with talented journalists from major development hubs such as Washington, D.C, London and Brussels. She regularly writes about innovations in global development.