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    Middle Eastern and North African Government Responses to COVID-19

    September 14, 2020

    This page provides information on Middle Eastern and North African government responses to the coronavirus, using information from the COVID-19 Civic Freedom Tracker.

    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.

    Building Cooperation after Conflict in Iraqi Kurdistan

    November 29, 2018

    After the war with ISIS in 2014, Kurdistan’s regional government began to increase restrictions on civil society organizations (CSOs) – ostensibly for security purposes.

    Iraq

    July 19, 2018

    Third Amendment of Regulations

    January 26, 2016

    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 […]

    Second Amendment of Regulations

    January 26, 2016

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    First Amendment on Facilitating the Implementation of the NGO Law

    January 26, 2016

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    First Amendment of Regulations

    January 26, 2016

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    Parliamentary Implementation Guide No. 1 for the Kurdistan Charter

    January 26, 2015

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    Charter for Partnership and Development between Public Authorities and Non-Governmental Organizations in Kurdistan-Iraq

    January 26, 2015

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    Compact on Partnership and Development between Public Authorities and Non-Governmental Organizations in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq

    September 13, 2013

    1 In the name of God, the most gracious, the most merciful In the name of the people The Parliament of Kurdistan , Iraq Decision […]

    Coalition Provisional Authority Order 19 on Freedom of Assembly

    September 13, 2013

    COALITION PROVISIONAL AUTHORITY ORDER NUMBER 19 FREEDOM OF ASSEMBLY Pursuant to my authority as Administrator of the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA), and under the laws […]

    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.

    Freedom of Association in Arab Countries

    February 11, 2013

    The Arab region witnessed tremendous changes between 2011-2013 as the result of popular uprisings in response to decades of lack of democracy and freedom, economic and social deprivations and inequalities, and a rise in unemployment, particularly among youth, poverty and social marginalization.

    Draft Law on the National Fund to Support NGOs in Development Projects (first reading in parliament)

    January 21, 2013

    ﻲــــــﻓ ﺔــــــﻴﻤوﻛﺤﻟا رــــــﻴﻏ تﺎــــــﻤظﻨﻤﻟا مﻋدــــــﻟ ﻲﻨطوــــــﻟا قودﻨــــــﺼﻟا نوﻨﺎــــــﻗ حرــــــﺘﻘﻤ: ﺔﻴﻤﻨﺘﻟا ﻊﻴرﺎﺸﻤ ﺒ ﺎ بﻌﺸﻟا مﺴ ﺔـــﻴروﻬﻤﺠﻟا ﺔﺴﺎﺌر ,ﺔــــــــــﻴروﻬﻤﺠﻟا سﻴــــــــــﺌر ﻪــــــــــﻴﻠﻋ قدﺎــــــــــﺼو باوــــــــــﻨﻟا ســــــــــﻠﺠﻤ ﻩرــــــــــﻗا ﺎــــــــــﻤ […]

    Draft Law on the National Fund to Support NGOs in Development Projects (first reading in parliament)

    January 21, 2013

    Proposed law on the National Fund to Support NGOs in Development Projects: In the name of People Republic Presidency In accordance with what is passed […]

    Law 10 of the Supreme National Commission for Accountability and Justice

    January 21, 2013

    Page 1 of 9 Source: United Nations Development Program Iraqi Legal Database ﺔﻟﺍﺪﻌﻟﺍﻭ ﺔﻟءﺎﺴﻤﻠﻟ ﺎﻴﻠﻌﻟﺍ ﺔﻴﻨﻁﻮﻟﺍ ﺔﺌﻴﻬﻟﺍ ﻥﻮﻧﺎﻗ ﺓﺩﻣﻟﺍ ﻲﺿﻣﻟﻭ ﺭﻭﺗﺳﺩﻟﺍ ﻥﻣ ﻥﻳﺗﺳﻟﺍﻭ ﺔﻳﺩﺎﺣﻟﺍ ﺓﺩﺎﻣﻟﺍ […]

    Law 10 of the Supreme National Commission for Accountability and Justice

    January 21, 2013

    Unofficial Translation of Iraq’s Accountability and Justice Law as passed on 20080117 by the International Center for Transitional Justice. Please send comments/corrections to msissons@ictj.org – […]

    The Future of Civil Society in Iraq: A Comparison of Draft Civil Society Laws Submitted to the Iraqi Council of Representatives

    August 15, 2012

    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 […]

    CPA Order 100 on Transition of Laws, Regulations, and Orders

    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 12 on 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 […]

    Law 12 on 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 […]

    Law 12 on Non-Governmental Organizations

    December 1, 2011

    ﻪﺑ ﻪﮔ یوﺎﻧ ل ﻪﺋ ﻪﻣﻮﺠﻧ ﻪﺳ ﯽﻧ ﻪﯾﺎﮐۆر ﯽﺗ هژﺎﻣﺎﺋ ﻪﺑ یرﺎﯾﺑ ﻪﺋ ﻪﻣﻮﺠﻧ ﻪﻨﻮﻧ ﯽﻧ نار ﻪﭘ و ﻪﺳ ﻪﺋ ﯽﻧدﺮﮐﺪﻧ ﻪﻣﻮﺠﻧ ﻪﺳ […]

    Instructions to Implement the Law on 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 […]

    Instructions to Implement the Law on Non-Governmental Organizations

    December 1, 2011

    1-4 In accordance with the provisions of Article (35) of NGO L aw number (12) of 2010, the following directions were hereby issued: – No. […]

    Law 13 on Associations (no longer in force)

    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 13 on Associations (no longer in force)

    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 15 on Kurdistani 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 […]

    Law 15 on Kurdistani 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 […]

    Law 18 on Associations for the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (no longer in force)

    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 […]

    Decision 1966 on Equal Funding for NGOs (Kurdistan Regional Government)

    December 1, 2011

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    Law 18 on Associations for the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (no longer in force)

    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 […]

    CPA Order 45 on Non-Governmental Organizations (no longer in force)

    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 of Non-Governmental Organizations in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region (Law 1 of 2011)

    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 […]

    CPA Order 61 Amending the Order on Non-Governmental Organization (no longer in force)

    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 […]

    CPA Order 61 Amending the Order on Non-Governmental Organization (no longer in force)

    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 of Non-Governmental Organizations in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region (Law 1 of 2011)

    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 of Non-Governmental Organizations in the Iraqi Kurdistan Region (Law 1 of 2011)

    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 […]

    Enabling Reform: Lessons From Progressive NGO Legal Initiatives

    December 3, 2010

    Global Trends in NGO Law, Volume 2, Issue 3 (December 2010) Global Trends was established to track and provide news on legal developments affecting NGOs, […]

    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 […]

    Iraqi Council of Representatives Approves New Law on Non-Govermental Organizations

    January 25, 2010

    ICNL is pleased to announce the passage earlier today of a new Law on Non-Governmental Organizations for the Republic of Iraq.

    The Future of Civil Society in Iraq: A Comparison of Draft Civil Society Laws Submitted to the Iraqi Council of Representatives

    August 1, 2008

      The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 10, Issue 4, August 2008 Hoshyar Salam Malo1 I. Introduction In this article, I make a comparative […]