Challenges and Opportunities to Promote More Enabling Legal Environments for Civil Society Organizations

A Look at Six Latin American Countries


Partners in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, and Panama gathered data on the practical impact of laws governing civil society organizations, then convened national dialogues with representatives of civil society, national and local governments, academia, and other sectors on their findings. The regional report summarizes the results of the research and dialogues, and presents significant findings and problematic trends.

More information about the project, along with links to the partners’ country reports and research tools used in the six countries, is available at the links below.


Argentina (Spanish)

Bolivia (Spanish)

Brasil (Spanish)

Chile (Spanish)

Mexico (Spanish)

Panama (Spanish)