ICNL’s resources and information on Palestine.


ICNL partners with the Palestinian National Institute of NGOs (PNIN) in the West Bank to advocate against laws and policies that may restrict civil society, improve implementation of the current law, and enhance cooperation between the government and Palestinian civil society.

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Civic Freedom Monitor


Last updated: 11 May 2022

During the COVID-19 emergency period, authorities in the West Bank and Gaza Strip have banned meetings and ac [...]

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 Palestine (West Bank & Gaza). ICNL and FHI 360 work with local partners to produce the index annually.



Middle Eastern and North African Government Responses to COVID-19

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

European Court of Justice rejects NGO foreign funding case

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The European Union Court of Justice (ECJ) recently rejected a lawsuit concerning European Union (EU) funding for NGOs. The dismissal ... Read More

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