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ICNL is working with the support of an FHI360-funded civil society project to assist local partners in developing legal reform strategies. ICNL has engaged in a range of legal issues affecting both civil society and media organizations, relating to both statutory and self-regulation.

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Civic Freedom Monitor


Last updated: 23 April 2023

In March 2023, the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology drafted amendments to the Telecommunications [...]

Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index

The index, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development for twenty years, documents the development of civil society in seventy-one countries around the world, including Nepal. ICNL and FHI 360 work with local partners to produce the index annually.


Moving Beyond COVID-19 Restrictions in Southeast Asia

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The Asia Centre policy briefs Moving Beyond COVID-19 Restrictions in Southeast Asia: Pushing Back Against Authoritarian Pandemic Governance ... Read More

Philanthropic Protectionism in the Indo-Pacific

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To empower parliamentarians (MPs) to advocate for internet freedoms, APHR & ICNL presents this Toolkit for Parliamentarians: Promoting Internet Freedoms ... Read More

Online Gender-Based Violence in the Indo-Pacific

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This ICNL analysis discusses on online gender-based violence and it's impact on women human rights defenders across the Indo-Pacific region, ... Read More


Coalitions for Change in Nepal

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In 2018, the Government of Nepal presented a draft National Integrity Policy. The policy, if adopted, would have restricted the ... Read More

Civic Freedom Monitor Now Features 41 Country Reports

Civic Freedom Monitor Now Features 41 Country Reports
PUBLISHED: JULY 11, 2012 ICNL is pleased to announce the inclusion of 5 new country reports on the Civic Freedom ... Read More

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