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    Pandemics and Human Rights

    March 12, 2020

    In an article for Just Security, ICNL President Douglas Rutzen and Legal Advisor Nikhil Dutta discuss government overreach during pandemics and list recommendations on how states can promote rights-respecting governmental measures during a public health emergency.

    Coronavirus and Civic Space

    March 10, 2020

    The coronavirus is a significant threat to public health; it does not need to be a significant threat to civic freedom. In this article, ICNL explores this tension and how governments can move quickly while upholding human rights in their response to a public health crisis.

    Future Trend Report: Emerging Technology

    February 25, 2020

    This briefing explores the trends in emerging digital technology most likely to shape civic space, and opportunities for civil society advocates to mitigate and capitalize on the changes ahead. It is one in a series commissioned by ICNL as a part of its Civic Space 2040 initiative to help inform civic space advocates about the opportunities and challenges ahead.

    Future Trend Report: Climate Change

    February 25, 2020

    This briefing explores how states’ responses to the climate crisis over the next two decades will affect civic space for a range of established and new civic actors. It is one in a series commissioned by ICNL as a part of its Civic Space 2040 initiative to help inform civic space advocates about the opportunities and challenges ahead.

    Guidelines for a Model Foundations Law in the MENA region

    May 1, 2013

    In recent years, the Arab region has seen a steady increase in the number of foundations and witnessed increased engagement of corporate philanthropy in support of social/economic initiatives.

    Anti-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 […]

    Commercial Code Excerpt

    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 the Establishment and Activities of Non-Governmental Organizations

    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 […]

    Velvet Revolution in Iran?

    December 1, 2006

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 9, Issue 1, December 2006 Martin Beck Matuštík1 November 17, 2006, marked seventeen years since the Czech Civic […]

    NGO Regulations in Iran

    September 1, 2005

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 7, Issue 4, September 2005 By Negar Katirai1 I. Introduction With respect to the development of civil society, […]

    Women at the Forefront of the Democracy Movement in Iran

    June 1, 2005

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 7, Issue 3, June 2005 By Nayereh Tohidi* June 12, 2005, was a great day for the women’s […]

    A Synopsis of Law Reform for Iranian NGOs

    June 1, 2002

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 4, Issue 4, June 2002 By Zahra (Sahar) Maranlou* 1. Preface If we are to conceive of non-governmental […]

    Country Reports: Middle East and North Africa

    September 1, 2001

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 4, Issue 1, September 2001 Egypt Saad Eddin Ibrahim’s case has cooled down in the summer heat* Things […]

    Country Reports: Middle East and North Africa

    December 1, 1999

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 2, Issue 2, December 1999 Iran The Budget for 1999/2000, which was approved by Parliament on 2 February […]