Enabling Civil Society Enabling Civil Society We work with governments, civil society organizations, and the international community in more than 100 countries to improve the legal environment for civil society, philanthropy, and public participation around the world. learn more
ICNL NGO Law Monitor Civic Freedom Monitor ICNL's Civic Freedom Monitor provides up-to-date information on issues affecting civil society around the world. Click here to read current reports on 50 countries and 8 multilateral institutions learn more
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Civic Freedom Resources

Use the list below to explore key topics related to civic freedom issues.

Civic Freedom Monitor

Use the list below to research countries covered by ICNL’s Civic Freedom Monitor.

US Protest Law Tracker

ICNL's US Protest Law Tracker is a compilation of new laws – proposed or passed or rejected – that could potentially restrict the right to peaceful assembly around the United States.

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Educational Initiatives

ICNL invites written expressions of interest from eligible applicants for creation of coursework addressing the legal framework for civil society in Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean. Deadline for submissions: May 31, 2017. Read more for Asia. Read more for Latin America and the Caribbean.

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