April 12, 2023
ICNL led a participatory process engaging over 100 experts from across Latin America and the Caribbean to develop and propose the twelve principles contained in the Declaration, which is also available in Spanish.
April 12, 2023
The Declaration of Inter-American Principles on the Legal Framework for the Creation, Operation, Financing, and Dissolution of Non-profit Civil Entities were adopted and subsequently forwarded to the Permanent Council for it's consideration and subsequent submission to the General Assembly.
October 31, 2022
This document was designed to help participants in this process and other stakeholders understand the Principles, advocate for their adoption, assess country laws and practices against the Principles, and convene multi-sector dialogues to discuss the country’s legal environment as compared to the Principles.
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.
March 6, 2015
This article by Kay Guinane of the Charity & Security Network explains how the Financial Action Task Force has contributed to the global trend of restrictions on civil society.
November 6, 2014
PUBLISHED: NOVEMBER 6, 2014 Civil society leaders from across the Americas face an array of challenges in exercising their rights to freedom of association and […]
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.
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 […]
November 10, 2009
ICNL is happy to announce the release of an informative study authored by a USAID-sponsored ICNL senior research fellow from Paraguay, Ezequiel Francisco Santagada.