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    Top Trends: COVID-19 and Civic Space

    May 27, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic has unleashed a parallel crisis for civic space. Many of the emergency laws and other extraordinary measures adopted in response to the virus restrict fundamental rights and freedoms.

    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.

    Meet Srdja Popovic, the Secret Architect of Global Revolution

    March 8, 2015

    In this article from The Guardian, the Serbian activist who formed the Otpor! movement in 1998 to overthrow Slobodan Milosevic has taken his philosophy of protest – laced with humor and rock’n’roll – worldwide. He explains how to mobilize people and change the world.

    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.

    New Practices in Raising Domestic Funds by CSOs in Europe

    September 17, 2014

    This 2014 paper by the European Center for Not-for-Profit Law focuses on opportunities to enhance CSOs’ financial sustainability by raising funds from private domestic sources and through indirect state support mechanisms.

    Approaches in Regulation of Volunteering

    June 30, 2014

    This European Center for Not-for-Profit Law paper outlines key attributes of volunteering based on the definition of volunteering by the International Labor Organization (ILO).

    Volunteering: European Practice of Regulation

    June 30, 2014

    This paper from the European Center for Not-for-Profit Law outlines key attributes of volunteering based on the definition of volunteering by the International Labor Organization (ILO).

    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.

    Law on Endowments and Foundations

    October 8, 2013

    Official Gazette of the RS, No. 88/2010 Based on Article 112 Paragraph 1 Point 2 of the Constitution of the Republic of Serbia, I hereby […]

    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.

    Law on Associations

    December 1, 2011

    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 […]

    Constitution of the Republic of Serbia

    December 1, 2011

    Under Article 73 Item 8 of the Constitution of the Republic of Serbia and Article 10 para.1 of the Law on Referendum and People’s Initiative […]

    Law on Endowments and Foundations

    December 1, 2011

    Z A K O N O ZADUŽBINAMA I FONDACIJAMA I. OSNOVNE ODREDBE Predmet uređivanja Član 1. Ovim zakonom uređuje se osnivanje i pravni položaj zadužbina […]

    Corporate Income Tax Law

    December 1, 2011

    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 Protection of Rights and Freedoms of National Minorities

    December 1, 2011

    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 […]

    Value-Added Tax Law

    December 1, 2011

    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 Foreign Exchange

    December 1, 2011

    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 […]

    Decision on Establishing the Fund for Development of the Non-Profit Sector in the Autonomous Region of Vojvodina

    December 1, 2011

    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 Donations and Humanitarian Aid

    December 1, 2011

    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 […]

    Prevention of Money Laundering Law

    December 1, 2011

    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 […]

    Prevention of Money Laundering Law

    December 1, 2011

    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 […]

    Statute of the Fund for Development of Non-Governmental Organizations Sector, Vojvodina

    December 1, 2011

    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 […]

    Criteria for Selection of CSOs in Cross-Sector Bodies

    October 1, 2011

    This paper, co-authored by the European Center for Not-for-Profit Law, was written for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) to help develop participatory and transparent law-making process in Macedonia.

    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.

    Enabling Reform: Lessons From Progressive NGO Legal Initiatives

    December 3, 2010

    Global Trends in NGO Law, Volume 2, Issue 3 (December 2010) Global Trends was established to track and provide news on legal developments affecting NGOs, […]

    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.

    Citizens’ Participation in the Process of Preparation and Implementation of Laws and Other Public Policy Instruments

    January 13, 2010

    This publication - developed in part by the European Center for Not-for-Profit law - was distributed in Serbia, and explains why it is important for individuals and NGOs to participate in government decision-making and the ways in which they can participate.

    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.

    Enabling Organizational Development: NGO Legal Reform in Post-Conflict Settings

    August 1, 2007

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 9, Issue 4, August 2007 International Center for Not-for-Profit Law1 Executive Summary The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law […]

    Case Notes: Central and Eastern Europe

    September 1, 2000

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 3, Issue 1, September 2000 Serbia Registration of Human Rights Association Annulled By Dragan Golubovic ICNL In a […]

    Country Reports: Central and Eastern Europe

    June 1, 2000

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 2, Issue 4, June 2000 Regional “Taxation, Partnerships, and the Model Public Benefit Organizations Law” On May 18 […]

    Case Notes: Central and Eastern Europe

    March 1, 2000

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 2, Issue 3, March 2000 Croatia Croatian Constitutional Court Strikes Down a Number of Provisions in the Law […]

    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; […]