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    Terrorism Financing Risk in Nonprofit Organizations in Latin America

    January 29, 2021

    This ICNL Spanish-language publication is based on survey responses submitted by 729 NPO sector representatives from 17 participating countries. The report presents an in-depth analysis of survey findings, as well as recommended reforms that can be implemented through collaboration among civil society organizations, government agencies, regional FATF bodies, and international experts.

    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.

    Colombia

    July 19, 2018

    Constitutional Court Decision on the Police Code

    December 8, 2017

    Sentencia C-223/17 CODIGO NACIONAL DE POLICIA Y CONVIVENCIA-Libertad, derechos y deberes de las personas en materia de convivencia/NORMA DEL CODIGO NACIONAL DE POLICIA QUE FACULTA […]

    Enabling Environment National Assessment

    January 1, 2017

    The Enabling Environment National Assessment (EENA) is an action-oriented research tool designed to assess the legal, regulatory and policy environment for civil society.

    The Obscure Global Organisation that’s Unwittingly Undermining Civil Society

    September 30, 2015

    From India to Spain, civil society is becoming increasingly constrained, with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) – set up to combat financial crime – unwittingly restricting NGOs.

    Law 863 which Establishes the Tax Rules, Customs, and Controls to Stimulate Economic Growth and Public Finances

    September 6, 2013

    LEY 863 DE 2003 (diciembre 29) por la cual se establecen normas tributarias, aduaneras,fiscales y de control para estimular el crecimiento económico y el saneamientode […]

    Decree 1355 which Establishes the National Police Code

    September 6, 2013

    DECRETO 1355 DE 1970 (agosto 4 ) Diario Oficial No 33.139, del 4 de septiembre de 19 70 MINISTERIO DE JUSTICIA Por el cual se […]

    Law that Establishes the Legal Regime for Public Private Partnerships

    September 6, 2013

    I LEY No. 1508 "Por la cua11Se establece el régimen jurídico de las Asociaciones Público Privadas, s •• dictan normas orgánicas de presupuesto y se […]

    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.

    Law 134 on Participation Mechanisms (amended in 2002)

    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 […]

    CCON Charter

    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 […]

    Civil Code (amended in 2009)

    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 […]

    Political Constitution (amended in 2009)

    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 […]

    Decree 324 on the Taxation Statute (amended in 2010)

    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 720 on Civil Volunteerism

    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 […]

    The Legal Framework for Volunteering in Emergencies

    June 1, 2011

    The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies conducted this study on the legal environment for volunteers in emergencies.

    Friend not Foe: Opening Spaces for Civil Society Engagement to Prevent Violent Extremism

    May 1, 2011

    In the name of fighting terrorism, governments have curtailed political freedoms and imposed restrictive measures against human rights defenders and civil society activists in many countries.

    Active Without Recognition: Obstacles to Development of the Colombian Third Sector

    February 1, 2005

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 7, Issue 2, February 2005 By Adriana Ruiz-Restrepo* Introduction Polo, an Afro-Colombian born to a rural family of […]

    The Legal and Regulatory Framework for CSO Self-Financing in Colombia | The Legal and Regulatory Framework for CSO Self-Financing in Chile

    February 1, 2004

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 6, Issue 2, February 2004 By Nicole Etchart, Brian Milder, Maria Cecilia Jara, and Lee Davis NESsT, an […]

    A Practical Comparison of the Laws of Religion of Colombia and Chile

    September 1, 2003

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 6, Issue 1, September 2003 Scott E. Isaacson[1] I. INTRODUCTION In 1994 the nation of Colombia adopted a […]

    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

    December 1, 1999

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 2, Issue 2, December 1999 Argentina Foro Virtual Sobre El Marco Regulador De Las Organizaciones De La Sociedad […]

    Country Reports: Latin America and the Caribbean

    March 1, 1999

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 1, Issue 3, March 1999 Brazil The draft law on Civil Society Organizations of Public Character was passed […]