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    Monitoring the Right to Free Assembly in Eleven Countries

    January 15, 2019

    The right to free assembly is an indispensable element of democracy and a healthy civil society. Recent years have seen a new era of mass protests, but also a significant increase in practical restrictions on the right in Western Balkan and Eastern Partnership countries.

    Monitoring the Right to Free Assembly in 9 European Countries – 2017

    December 1, 2017

    Recent years have seen an increased number and intensity of protests in the Western Balkans and Eastern Partnership region.

    Monitoring Matrix on the Enabling Environment for Civil Society Development

    July 1, 2017

    This tool measures the health of the legal, regulatory, and financial environment in which civil society organizations in the Western Balkans and Turkey operate.

    Monitoring Freedom of Assembly in the Western Balkans

    July 1, 2016

    This series of reports was prepared as part of the European Center for Not-for-Profit Law's pilot research to monitor legal developments and practical implementation of free assembly in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia.

    OSCE Human Rights Handbook on Policing Assemblies

    March 11, 2016

    This handbook by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) aims to provide guidance for the police in facilitating the right to assemble peacefully.

    Countering Terrorism or Constraining Civil Society?

    August 6, 2015

    This report from Statewatch in collaboration with Human Security Collective explores the impact of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) recommendations on non-profit organizations in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

    Report on the Monitoring of Freedom of Peaceful Assembly in Selected OSCE Participating States (May 2013 – July 2014)

    December 17, 2014

    This report presents the findings of the monitoring of public events undertaken by the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in selected OSCE participating States between May 2013 and July 2014.

    Law on Volunteering of the Republic of Srpska

    October 29, 2014

    ЗАКОН О ВОЛОНТИРАЊУ РЕПУБЛИКЕ СРПСКЕ 3 ЗАКОН О ВОЛОНТИРАЊУ РЕПУБЛИКЕ СРПСКЕ ЗАКОН О ВОЛОНТИРАЊУ I ОСНОВНЕ ОДРЕДБЕ Члан 1. Овим законом дефинишу се основни појмови […]

    Strategy for Improvement and Development of Volunteering in the Republic of Srpska (2014?2018)

    October 29, 2014

    REPUBLIKA SRPSKA E VLADA PRIJEDLOG STRATEGIJA ZA UNAPRE ĐENJE I RAZVOJ VOLONTIRANJA U REPUBLICI SRPSKOJ (2014–2018. GODINE) Banja Luka, mart 2014. godine 2 SADRAJ 1. […]

    Strategy for Improvement and Development of Volunteering in the Republic of Srpska (2014-2018)

    October 29, 2014

    STRATEGY FOR IMPROVEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT OF VOLUNTEERING IN THE REPUBLIC OF SRPSKA (2014–2018) WITH VOLUNTEERING LEGISLATIVE TOWARDS DEVELOPMENT OF LOCAL COMMUNITIES E u r o […]

    Law on Volunteering of the Republic of Srpska

    October 29, 2014

    WITH VOLUNTEERING LEGISLATIVE TOWARDS DEVELOPMENT OF LOCAL COMMUNITIES LAW ON VOLUNTEERING OF THE REPUBLIC OF SRPSKA E u r o p e a n C […]

    Council of Europe Guide to Human Rights for Internet Users

    April 16, 2014

    The Internet has radically transformed the way we access information and communicate - creating new opportunities for strengthening democracy.

    Keeping Up the Momentum

    January 13, 2013

    This publication, written by the European Center for Not-for-Profit Law, is the first regional report on the state of cooperation between civil society organizations and public institutions in the countries of the Western Balkans and Turkey.

    Monitoring Matrix on Enabling Environment for Civil Society Development

    January 12, 2013

    This matrix and its accompanying monitoring methodology - published by the European Center for International Law - are designed to be used by CSOs to monitor the principles and standards identified as crucial to a supportive and enabling legal environment for CSOs.

    Report on the Monitoring of Freedom of Peaceful Assembly in Selected OSCE Participating States (May 2011–June 2012)

    November 9, 2012

    This report presents the findings of the monitoring of public events undertaken by the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) in selected OSCE participating States between May 2011 and June 2012.

    Volunteering Infrastructure in Europe

    September 18, 2012

    This publication from the European Volunteer Centre (CEV) details the physical structures, support mechanisms, human resources, knowledge, research and sustainable funding, made available to support volunteers and volunteer organizations in 29 European countries.

    Federation of BiH Law on Associations and Foundations

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Law on Associations and Foundations Brcko District

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    ICVA Registration guide for NGOs

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Comments to the Associations and Foundations Law by LEA/LINK Project Law Group

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Law on Micro-Credit Organizations

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Law on Gifts by Publicly Owned or Controlled Enterprises of the High Representative Decisions

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Republic of Srpska Law on Associations and Foundations

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Republic of Srpska Law on Gifts by Publicly Owned or Controlled Enterprises

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Regulation on Keeping the Registry Books of Associations and Foundations of Bosnia and Herzegovina and of Foreign and International Associations and Foundations and Other Nor-for-profit Organizations

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Comments on the Draft Law on Humanitarian Activity and Humanitarian Organizations

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Comments on the Draft Law on Foundations and Endowments

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Comments on the Draft Law on Associations and Foundations

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Law on Corporate Income Tax and Amendments to Personal Income Tax

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Customs and Fiscal Treatment of NGOs

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Law on Taxation of Real Estate

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Law on Excises and Turnover Tax

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Report on Suggestions and Comments Made by NGOs that are Covered by the LEA/LINK Office

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Law on Humanitarian Activities and Humanitarian Organizations

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Income Tax Law

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Law on Legacies, Foundations, and Funds

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    The Local NGO Sector — Problems, Analysis and Recommendations

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    New Law on Associations and Foundations (within the LEA-LINK Project)

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Discussion Paper on the Regulation of NGOs and Proposals for the Future

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Current Legal Treatment of NGOs

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Law on Property

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    Suggested Amendments to Law on Humanitarian Activities and Humanitarian Organizations

    September 2, 2012

    This document has been provided by the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL). ICNL is the leading source for information on th e legal environment […]

    OSCE Handbook on Monitoring Freedom of Peaceful Assembly

    February 25, 2011

    This handbook was produced by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) as a guide for civil society organizations that might initiate independent monitoring of peaceful assemblies in their own country.

    OSCE Guidelines on Freedom of Peaceful Assembly

    October 25, 2010

    These guidelines by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) offer a practical toolkit for legislators and practitioners responsible for implementing laws by drawing on good-practice examples from national legislations in European and OSCE participating States and the case-law of the European Court of Human Rights to illustrate the various legislative options used to regulate issues pertaining to the freedom of assembly.

    Comparative Overview of European Standards and Practices in Regulating Public Participation

    October 1, 2010

    This European Center for Not-for-Profit Law article provides a brief overview of European standards and models of public participation in decision-making processes.

    The Legal Framework for Not-for-Profit Organizations in Central and Eastern Europe

    February 1, 2009

    An overview report examining NGO legislation in 16 Central and Eastern European countries.

    A Comparative Overview of Public Benefit Status in Europe

    June 13, 2007

    This 2007 publication from the European Center for Not-for-Profit Law presents an overview of European practices for regulating organizations with public benefit status.

    Faith-Based NGOs in Bosnia and Herzegovina

    September 1, 2003

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 6, Issue 1, September 2003 Mojca Leban[1] Throughout history, the nations of Eastern, Central, and Southeastern Europe have […]

    Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Enacts New Law on Associations and Foundations

    October 29, 2002

    The Parliament of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) passed a new Law on Associations and Foundations (Official Gazette, No. 45 of September 20, 2002), which replaces the 1995 Law on Citizens’ Associations, the 1998 Law on Foundations and Funds, and the 1998 Law on Humanitarian Activities and Humanitarian Organizations (with the exception of a few articles).

    Country Reports: Central and Eastern Europe

    June 1, 2002

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 4, Issue 4, June 2002 Bosnia and Herzegovina New Implementing Regulations in Bosnia and Herzegovina, by Dragan Golubovic* […]

    Country Reports: Central & Eastern Europe

    March 1, 2002

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 4, Issue 2-3, March 2002 Regional Model Provisions for a Law on Public Benefit Organizations By Piotr Gajewski* […]

    Country Reports: Central and Eastern Europe

    December 1, 1999

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 2, Issue 2, December 1999 Regional Meeting of the Regional Drafting Group in Zakopane, Poland on Regulating Public […]

    Country Reports: Central and Eastern Europe

    December 1, 1998

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 1, Issue 2, December 1998 Regional An article titled Registration of Associations in Central and Eastern Europe and […]

    Country Reports: Central and Eastern Europe

    September 1, 1998

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 1, Issue 1, September 1998 Region; Albania; Bosnia-Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Estonia; Hungary; Latvia; Lithuania; Macedonia; Poland; Romania; Slovakia; […]