How international rules on countering the financing of terrorism impact civil society

CFT vs. CSO?[1] The Arab uprisings galvanised ‘pro-democracy’ governments in the West into a reaffirmation of their commitment to supporting civil society organisations (CSOs) working under repressive and authoritarian regimes. A Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society was launched...
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Empowering workers by realising trade union rights

Introduction Trade unions are membership-based civil society organisations (CSOs) that aim to defend the occupational interests of workers and to address economic and social policy questions of direct concern to workers. The International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) is a...
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Resistance and Solidarity: Cambodian CSOs confront a repressive draft law on associations and NGOs

At the end of December 2011, in a surprise move, Cambodia’s Prime Minister, Hun Sen, agreed to delay by two years the adoption of a controversial proposed law governing the activities of civil society and non-governmental organisations (NGOs).  Cambodian civil society...
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RESOCIDE is the French acronym for the Civil Society Organisation Network for Development.
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