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    Closing Civic Space for Climate Activists

    June 4, 2020

    This briefer, presented by ICNL and ECNL, outlines some of the common legal and extralegal measures used to target civil society actors working on climate justice. Many of these measures violate international and regional law, and threaten civil society’s ability to function and find solutions to urgent global environmental challenges.

    Venezuela

    July 19, 2018

    Globalization Without a Safety Net

    January 16, 2018

    In this article in the Minnesota Law Review, Lloyd H. Mayer explores restrictions on cross-border funding of nonprofits and the possibility of using international investment treaties to protect such funding.

    Punished for Protesting: Rights Violations in Venezuela’s Streets, Detention Centers, and Justice System

    May 1, 2014

    Beginning on February 12, 2014, thousands of people across Venezuela participated in marches and public demonstrations to protest the policies of the government of President Nicolás Maduro.

    Promoviendo la Enseñanza del Derecho de las Organizaciones de Sociedad Civil en América Latina

    September 6, 2013

    ICNL edited a compilation of chapters written by law professors from six Latin American countries on models, lessons learned, and recommendations for teaching the laws governing CSOs.

    Law Against Currency Exchange Crimes

    September 6, 2012

    LA ASAMBLEA NACIONAL DE LA REPÚBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA Decreta la siguiente, LEY CONTRA LOS ILÍCITOS CAMBIARIOS Capítulo I Disposiciones generales Artículo 1. La presente […]

    Law on Social Responsibility in Radio, Television and Electronic Media

    September 6, 2012

    LA ASAMBLEA NACIONAL DE LA REPÚBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA Decreta la siguiente, LEY DE RESPONSABILIDAD SOCIAL EN RADIO, TELEVISIÓN Y MEDIOS ELECTRÓNICOS Capítulo I Disposiciones […]

    Organic Law on Science, Technology and Innovation

    September 6, 2012

    LA ASAMBLEA NACIONAL DE LA REPÚBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA Decreta la siguiente, LEY ORGÁNICA DE CIENCIA, TECNOLOGÍA E INNOVACIÓN TÍTULO I DISPOSICIONES FUNDAMENTALES Objeto Artículo […]

    Organic Law on the Social Control Office

    September 6, 2012

    LA ASAMBLEA NACIONAL DE LA REPÚBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA Decreta la siguiente, LEY ORGÁNICA DE CONTRALORÍA SOCIAL TÍTULO I DISPOSICIONES GENERALES Objeto Artículo 1. La […]

    Organic Law on the Popular Power

    September 6, 2012

    LA ASAMBLEA NACIONAL DE LA REPÚBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA Decreta la siguiente, LEY ORGÁNICA DEL PODER POPULAR Capítulo I Disposiciones generales Objeto Artículo 1. La […]

    Law on Political Parties, Public Gatherings and Protests

    September 6, 2012

    LA ASAMBLEA NACIONAL DE LA REPÚBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA Decreta la siguiente, LEY DE PARTIDOS POLÍTICOS, REUNIONES PÚBLICAS Y MANIFESTACIONES TÍTULO I Capítulo I De […]

    Law that Authorizes the President of the Republic to Dictate Decrees with Rank, Value and Force of Law in the Subject-Matter Delegated

    September 6, 2012

    LA ASAMBLEA NACIONAL DE LA REPÚBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA Decreta la siguiente, LEY QUE AUTORIZA AL PRESIDENTE DE LA REPÚBLICA PARA DICTAR DECRETOS CON RANGO, […]

    Law for the Defense of Political Sovereignty and National Self-Determination

    September 6, 2012

    LA ASAMBLEA NACIONAL DE LA REPÚBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA Decreta la siguiente, LEY DE DEFENSA DE LA SOBERANÍA POLÍTICA Y AUTODETERMINACIÓN NACIONAL Objeto Artículo 1. […]

    Regulation of the Organic Law of Customs

    July 24, 2012

    SG/di 549 18 de agosto de 2003 3.34.44 VENEZUELA: REGLAMENTO DE LA LEY ORGANICA DE ADUANAS REGLAMENTO DE LA LEY ORGANICA DE ADUANAS TITULO I […]

    Law of Sports, Physical Activity and Education

    July 24, 2012

    ASAMBLEA NACIONAL DE LA REPÚBLICA BOLIVARIANA DE VENEZUELA Decreta la siguiente, LEY ORGÁNICA DE DEPORTE, ACTIVIDAD FÍSICA Y EDUCACIÓN FÍSICA TÍTULO I PRINCIPIOS GENERALES Y […]

    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.

    Venezuela’s New Chokehold on Civil Society

    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 Report

    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

    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 Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

    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 with the force of Law on Cooperative 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 […]

    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 […]

    Regulation on 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 […]

    Organic Taxation Code

    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 Tax Provisions (applicable from January 1, 2001)

    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 […]

    Charitable Giving by Corporations in Venezuela

    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 exemption for Imported Scientific Equipment

    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 […]

    Supreme Court holds Value Added Tax on medical, dental, surgical and hospital services unconstitutional

    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 on Medical Services

    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 […]

    Civil Associations under Venezuelan Law (What are they and how do they work)

    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 […]

    Wave of Constraint

    December 2, 2010

    Recent Developments in Venezuela, Ecuador, Honduras, Iran, Bahrain, and Cambodia Global Trends in NGO Law, Volume 2, Issue 2 (December 2010) Between November 22 and […]

    Venezuela

    May 1, 2010

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 12, Issue 3, May 2010 Marcos Carrillo1 Introduction In order to understand the reality of the legal restrictions […]

    Threat Resurges for Venezuelan NGOs

    February 1, 2005

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 7, Issue 2, February 2005 By Antonio L. Itriago and Miguel Ángel Itriago The threat of a new […]

    Threat Resurges for Venezuelan NGOs [Spanish Translation]

    February 1, 2005

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 7, Issue 2, February 2005 By Antonio L. Itriago and Miguel Ángel Itriago La amenaza de una nueva […]

    Country Reports: Latin America and the Caribbean

    March 1, 2002

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 4, Issue 2-3, March 2002 Regional La International Society for Third-Sector Research (ISTR) presentó el informe sobre el […]

    Venezuela: New Website to Assist Social Responsibility and Community Development

    September 1, 2001

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 4, Issue 1, September 2001 A new website on civil society and community development will be developed in […]

    Country Reports: Latin America and the Caribbean

    March 1, 2001

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 3, Issue 3, March 2001 Brazil Aspects of Voluntary Work in Brazil By Fernando Latorre* Volunteerism is a […]

    Case Notes: Latin America and the Caribbean

    December 1, 2000

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 3, Issue 2, December 2000 Venezuela NUEVA SENTENCIA DEL TRIBUNAL SUPREMO DE JUSTICIA DE VENEZUELA, CON RELACIÓN A […]

    Case Notes: Latin America and the Caribbean

    September 1, 2000

      The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 3, Issue 1, September 2000 Venezuela SALA CONSTITUCIONAL Magistrado-Ponente: Jesús Eduardo Cabrera Romero En fecha 31 de […]

    Country Reports: Latin America and the Caribbean

    September 1, 2000

      The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 3, Issue 1, September 2000 Venezuela La participación ciudadana en la nueva Constitución venezolana Antonio Itriago M. […]

    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

    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

    June 1, 1999

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 1, Issue 4, June 1999 Brazil A decree was passed in June 30th 1999 implementing the new Brazilian […]

    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 […]

    Reflexionando sobre Consolidación de Organizaciones Cúpula de la Sociedad Civil en Venezuela

    March 1, 1999

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 1, Issue 3, March 1999 Resumen “Thoughts on the consolidation of “umbrella organizations” in the venezuelan civil society”:There […]

    Redes y Redes de Redes*

    March 1, 1999

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 1, Issue 3, March 1999 “La misma fuerza o necesidad interna que lleva a los seres humanos a […]

    Country Reports: Latin America and the Caribbean

    December 1, 1998

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 1, Issue 2, December 1998 Argentina En espanol, Primer Seminario Hacia Una Propuesta Legislativa Para Las Organizaciones No […]

    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 […]