NGO Law Monitor

ICNL's NGO Law Monitor provides up-to-date information on legal issues affecting not-for-profit, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) around the world. At this time, ICNL presents reports on 50 countries and 8 multilateral organizations. Each country report provides an overview of key issues relating to the freedom of association and NGO legal framework, with a focus on legal barriers affecting civil society. Each multilateral organization report provides an overview of the organization, with a focus on NGO legal issues.

Please select a country or multilateral organization from the menu below.

Country Reports
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Afghanistan
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Morocco
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Algeria
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Myanmar (Burma)
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Azerbaijan
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Nepal
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Bangladesh
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Nicaragua
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Belarus
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Nigeria
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Cambodia
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Pakistan
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China
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Palestine
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Colombia
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Panama
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Congo (DRC)
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Peru
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Ecuador
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Russia
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Egypt
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Rwanda
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El Salvador
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Saudi Arabia
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Ethiopia
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Senegal
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Honduras
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Sierra Leone
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India
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South Africa
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Indonesia
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South Sudan
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Iraq
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Sudan
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Jordan
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Tajikistan
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Kazakhstan
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Turkey
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Kenya
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Turkmenistan
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Kyrgyzstan
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Uganda
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Lebanon
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Uzbekistan
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Malaysia
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Venezuela
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Malawi
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Yemen 
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Mexico
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Zimbabwe 
Reports on Multilateral Organizations
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African Union 
(AU)
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Organization of 
American States (OAS)
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Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
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Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
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Council of Europe
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Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)
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League of Arab States
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United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)

This Project is made possible through by the generous support of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

ICNL expresses gratitude to the NGO Law Monitoring Network, which is comprised of individuals and organizations located in more than 40 countries. The Network is dedicated to monitoring legal developments affecting civil society at the country and regional level.

Please note that the purpose of the site is not to give legal advice, but rather to provide interested persons with access to informative materials in a quick and meaningful way. Recognizing that the NGO legal situation quickly changes and interpretations of local law vary, users of this site are advised that ICNL, the MacArthur Foundation, and the US Agency for International Development are not liable for inaccuracies in the reports or linked pages. Users who believe that information is incorrect should inform ICNL of any suggested corrections at ngomonitor@icnl.org.