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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.

    Positive Government Responses to COVID-19

    May 27, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic does not have to be a crisis for human rights. In the context of widespread adoption of emergency laws and other extraordinary measures to respond to the pandemic, many governments have demonstrated that it is possible to safeguard rights while effectively countering the virus. This briefer shares positive practices that governments should follow in responding to COVID-19, along with selected examples of these practices.

    Latin America: Freedoms of Association and Peaceful Assembly in Times of Coronavirus

    April 30, 2020

    On April 1, 2020, ICNL hosted Regional Virtual Round Tables for civil society partners in Latin America and the Caribbean to address constraints on key civic freedoms in the rapidly evolving context of the coronavirus pandemic. The meetings resulted in a write-up outlining the discussions and examining various issues. The write-up is available in both English and Spanish.

    Non-Governmental Organization Act (Chapter 315)

    November 5, 2012

    BELIZE NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANISATIONS ACT CHAPTER 315 REVISED EDITION 2000 SHOWING THE LAW AS AT 31ST DECEMBER, 2000 This is a revised edition of the law, […]

    Inter-American Commission Human Rights Report on the Situation of Human Rights Defenders in the Americas

    December 31, 2011

    This report on human rights defenders in the Americas, published in 2011 by the Inter‐American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), is a follow up to the body's 2006 report on the same subject.

    Clubs (Registration) Act (amended in 2000)

    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 […]

    Friendly Societies Act (amended in 2000)

    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 […]

    NGO Act (amended in 2000)

    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 […]

    Revised NGO Act Subsidiary Laws

    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 […]

    International Trust Regulation

    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 […]

    Trusts (Amendment) Act

    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 […]

    Income and Business Tax Act, Chapter 55 (amended in 2003)

    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 […]

    Co-Operative Societies Act, Chapter 313 (amended in 2000)

    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 […]

    Companies Act, Chapter 250 (amended in 2003)

    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 […]

    Red Cross Society Act (amended in 2000)

    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 […]

    Country Reports: Latin America

    June 1, 2000

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 2, Issue 4, June 2000 Belize The Belize Coalition of Networks (BeCON) have submitted a revised NGO Bill […]

    Country Reports: Latin America

    March 1, 2000

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 2, Issue 3, March 2000 Regional Workshop at Harvard University: “Regulatory Reform, Philanthropy and Social Change in Latin […]

    Country Reports: Latin America

    September 1, 1998

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 1, Issue 1, September 1998 Region; Belize; Brazil; Chile; Trinidad & Tobago; Venezuela REGIONAL REPORT Project: Strengthening the […]