The Draft Enabling Environment Index

Welcome to our first draft of the Civil Society Enabling Environment Index (EE Index). Working with experts, the team at CIVICUS has been trying to work out a way of describing and assessing the conditions faced by civil society around the world. This has proved no easy task for...
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The Communal State: Increasing restrictions to civil society rights and individual liberties

 A legal and regulatory framework for civil society Background Since 2002, different steps have been documented that have been taken by the Venezuelan government to impose restrictions on civil society rights.  In that year, for the first time, the Inter-American Human Rights...
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