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    UNSR Report: Disease Pandemics and the Freedom of Opinion and Expression

    May 4, 2020

    In this report, the UNSR on Freedom of Expression registers alarm that some efforts to combat the coronavirus disease pandemic may be failing to meet the standards of legality, necessity, and proportionality. The Special Rapporteur highlights five areas of concern, showing that access to information, independent media, and other free expression rights are critical to meeting the challenges of the pandemic.

    African Government Responses to COVID-19

    April 6, 2020

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

    Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance: COVID-19 and Elections

    April 4, 2020

    The Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) is maintaining a list of the current elections schedule and plans during the COVID-19 pandemic response, as reported by electoral management bodies and news media across the world. Their list is not comprehensive but represents a snapshot of decisions and events across the globe.

    2018-2019 Annual Report

    December 19, 2019

    Our 2018-2019 annual report aims to highlight the progress civil society is making to counter restrictions and expand civic space.

    Partnerships in Difficult Environments

    December 2, 2019

    The adoption of the new Organizations of Civil Societies Proclamation in February 2019 marked a major turning point for Ethiopia.

    Civic Freedom Digest: Trends in the Digital Age

    October 17, 2019

    In this inaugural publication of the Civic Freedom Digest, ICNL highlights some of the key challenges that digital technologies pose to civic freedom, as well as successful civil society efforts to combat these threats.

    Civic Space and the HIV Response in East Africa

    December 5, 2018

    In a February 2018 report from ICNL, we explored the impact of closing civic space on the HIV response in East Africa.

    Ethiopia

    July 19, 2018

    Reinforcing Marginalization

    February 28, 2018

    Civil society advocates have helped propel the global response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.

    ICNL Releases Study on the Impact of Closing Civic Space on HIV Response

    February 28, 2018

    ICNL has just published a study that focuses on the ways in which the closing of space for civil society—especially restrictions on the registration, financing, and operations of civil society organizations (CSOs)—is affecting HIV response in the East African countries of Ethiopia, Uganda, and Kenya.

    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.

    Ethiopia Philanthropy Law

    December 1, 2017

    The earliest forms of civil society in Ethiopia were traditional community-based organizations including idir, iqub, and other informal self-help organizations.

    ICNL Launches Philanthropy Law Reports

    March 27, 2017

    The International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL) is pleased to announce the launch of the Philanthropy Law Reports. Reports are currently available for India, China, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Ethiopia, Nigeria, and South Africa.

    A Proclamation to Provide for Freedom of The Mass Media and Access to Information No. 590

    July 9, 2016

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    Directive to Determine the Particulars of the Audit and Activity Reports of Charities and Societies No. 8

    July 9, 2016

    0 የበጎ አድራጎት ድርጅትና ማህበር ወይም የበጎ አድራጎት ኮሚቴ የኦዲትና የሥራ ክንውን ሪፖርት ለመወሰን የወጣ መመሪያ ቁጥር 8/2004 መስከረም 2004 ዓ.ም www.abyssinialaw.com 1 […]

    Directive to Provide for the Establishment and Administration of Charitable Committee No. 3

    July 9, 2016

    0 የበጎ አድራጎት ኮሚቴን ለማቋቋምና ለማስተዳደር የወጣ መመሪያ ቁጥር 3/2003 ሐምሌ 9 ቀን 2003 ዓ.ም www.abyssinialaw.com 1 የበጎ አድራጎት ኮሚቴን ለማቋቋምና […]

    Consortium of Charities and Societies Directive No. 1

    July 9, 2016

    1 የበጎ አድራጎት ድርጅቶችና ማህበራት ሕብረት ስለሚመሰርቱበት ሁኔታ የወጣ መመሪያ ቁጥር 1/2002 ጥር 15 ቀን 2002www.abyssinialaw.com 2 የበጎ አድራጎት ድርጅቶችና ማህበራት ሕብረት ስለሚመሰርቱበት ሁኔታ የወጣ […]

    Directive to Determine the Operational and Administrative Costs of Charities and Societies No. 2

    July 9, 2016

    የበ ጎ አድራጎት ድርጅቶችና ማህበራትን የዓላማ ማስፈፀሚያና አስተዳደራዊ ወጪዎችን ለመወሰን የወጣ መመሪያ ቁጥር 2/2003 ሐምሌ 2003 አዲስ አበባ www.abyssinialaw.com 2 የበጎ አድራጎት ድርጅቶችና ማህበራትን የዓላማ […]

    Proclamation To Provide For The Registration And Regulation Of Charities And Societies

    July 9, 2016

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    Council of Ministers Regulation to Provide for the Registration and Administration of Charities and Societies

    July 9, 2016

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    Chambers of Commerce and Sectorial Association Establishment Proclamation No. 341

    July 9, 2016

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    A Proclamation to Pronounce the Coming Into Effect of the Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia No. 1

    July 9, 2016

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    Directive to Provide for Income Generating Activities by Charities and Societies No. 7

    July 9, 2016

    የበጎ አድራጎት ድርጅቶችና ማህበራት የገቢ ማስገኛ ስራዎች ላይ የሚሰማሩበትን ሁኔታ ለመወሰን የወጣ መመሪያ ቁጥር 07/2004 መስከረም 2004 ዓ.ም www.abyssinialaw.com 1 መግቢያ በበጐ አድራጐት ድርጅቶችና […]

    Income Tax Proclamation No. 286

    July 9, 2016

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    Council of Ministers Regulations No. 78 Issued Pursuant to the Income Tax Proclamation

    July 9, 2016

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    Labour Proclamation No. 377

    July 9, 2016

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    Directive to Provide for the Liquidation, Transfer and Dissolution of Properties of Charities and Societies No. 6

    July 9, 2016

    የበጐ አድራጐት ድርጅቶችና ማህበራት ንብረቶችን ለማጣራት፣ ለማስተላለፍ እና ለማስወገድ የወጣ መመሪያ ቁጥር 6/2003 ነሐሴ 21 ቀን 2003 ዓ.ምwww.abyssinialaw.com 1 የበጐ አድራጐት ድርጅቶችና ማህበራት ንብረቶችን […]

    Directive to Provide for Public Collection by Charities and Societies No. 5

    July 9, 2016

    የበጎ አድራጎት ድርጅቶችና ማኀበራት ህዝባዊ መዋጮ የሚሰበሰቡበትን ሁኔታ ለመወሰን የወጣ መመሪያ ቁጥር 5/2003 ሐምሌ 9/2003 ዓ.ም አዲስ አበባwww.abyssinialaw.com 1 መግቢያ በበጐ አድራጐት ድርጅቶችና ማኀበራት […]

    Anti-Terrorism Proclamation No. 652/2009

    December 10, 2015

    PROCLAMATION NO. 652/2009 A PROCLAMATION ON ANTI-TERRORISM WHEREAS, the right of the people to live in peace, freedom and security has to be protected, at […]

    A Global Assault on Nonprofits

    November 30, 2015

    This Journal of Democracy article, written by ICNL President Douglas Rutzen in November 2015, summarizes recent developments in the global crackdown on civil society.

    The International Anti-Terrorist Financing System’s Negative Effect on Civil Society Resources

    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.

    Report on Laws and Regulations Governing Civil Society Organizations in Ethiopia

    August 7, 2012

    W ORLD M OVEMENT for D EMOCRACY Confronting the Challenges to Democracy in the 21 st Century Nat ional Endowment for 1025 F St., NW, […]

    Civil Society Directive 2/2003

    August 7, 2012

    የበጎ አድራጎት ምድርጅቶችና ምማህበራትን ምየዓላማ ምማስፈፀሚያና ም አስተዳደራዊ ምወጪዎችን ምለመወሰን ምየወጣ ምመመሪያ ምቁጥር ም 2/2003 ም የበጎ አድራጎት ድርጅቶችና ማህበራትን የዓላማ ማስፈፀሚያና አስተዳደራዊ ወጪዎችን ለመወሰን […]

    Code of Conduct for 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 […]

    Constitution

    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 Profile

    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 Proclamation for the Registration and Regulation of Charities and Societies

    December 1, 2011

    3. Scope of Application 1. This proclamation shall be applicable to; a) Charities or Societies that operate in more than one regional state or Societies […]

    Non-Governmental Organizations Laws and Regulations

    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 […]

    New Procedure Pertaining to Non-Profit Making Foreign Organizations that Require to be Registered and Carry out Activities

    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 […]

    Right to the Freedom of Religion, Belief and Opinion

    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 […]

    Ethiopia

    May 1, 2010

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 12, Issue 3, May 2010 Debebe Hailegebriel A. Types of Restrictions on Foreign Funding The newly enacted Charities […]

    Ethiopia

    February 1, 2010

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 12, Issue 2, February 2010 Debebe Hailegebriel I. PROVISIONS OF THE GENERAL LAWS General Framework The Ethiopian legal […]

    Case Notes: Sub-Saharan Africa

    June 1, 2002

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 4, Issue 4, June 2002 Ethiopia Ogaden Welfare Society. It has been reported in IRIN that an NGO […]

    Country Reports: Sub-Saharan Africa

    September 1, 2000

      The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 3, Issue 1, September 2000 Ethiopia Legal and Fiscal Framework PACT has published a “Report on the […]

    Code of Conduct For NGOs In Ethiopia – A Review Article

    March 1, 1999

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 1, Issue 3, March 1999 Introduction The past decades have witnessed important changes with regards to attempts by […]

    Country Reports: Sub-Saharan Africa

    March 1, 1999

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 1, Issue 3, March 1999 Cameroon On March 30, 1999, the Director of Legislative and Regulatory Affairs in […]

    Country Reports: Sub-Saharan Africa

    December 1, 1998

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 1, Issue 2, December 1998 Regional Conferences are being organized to discuss the World Bank Handbook on Good […]

    Self-Regulation Report: Ethiopia

    September 1, 1998

    The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law Volume 1, Issue 1, September 1998 An effort by the NGO sector in Ethiopia to draft a Code of […]