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Our journey so far - a brief timeline of key developments
We've been campaigning on this issue for several years, and it does appear likely that there will be a major breakthrough in 2016 or soon after.
- May 2016: We reflect on progress made at the World Humanitarian Summit, and commitments Mango has made as part of that process. Are we listening enough to local voices? (Blog)
- May 2016: 'The IASB decides this month whether to extend its remit to cover global NPO accounting standards – their decision will impact future levels of direct funding to Southern NGOs' (blog)
- May 2016: Mango prepared to go and represent NGOs at the first ever World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul. 'The Grand Bargain is key to increasing humanitarian funding to Southern NGOs – but there’s a risk it will fail to deliver' (blog)
- January 2016: The African Academy of Sciences and Mango announce strategic partnership to help develop a new pan-African standard in Good Financial Grant Practice (press release). Learn more about the Good Financial Grant Practice (GFGP) standard here.
- November 2015: The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) held a consultation on whether to extend their remit to cover non-profit accounting standards. Read the blog entry and Mango's letter of comment.
- October 2015: Two groundbreaking seminars united standards setters, funders and NGOs from across the globe. Breakthrough in developing international financial standards for the not-for-profit sector (press release)
Previous publications on this issue
Stand up for International Standards for NGOs!, by Tim Boyes-Watson (Published in the Charities Finance Yearbook 2011)
International financial reporting for the not-for-profit sector - A study commissioned by CCAB (executive summary)
International financial reporting for the not-for-profit sector - A study commissioned by CCAB (final report)