A String of Successes in Changing Global Counter-Terrorism Policies that Impact Civic Space

Published: February 2016

Activities of civil society organizations are increasingly restricted in the name of security and counter-terrorism. Some of these restrictions flow from the regime of the far-reaching and influential Financial Action Task Force (FATF). However, as a result of intensive research and advocacy by our Global NPO Coalition on FATF, FATF recently revised its documents to address the problem. This briefer by our affiliate the European Center for Not-for-Profit Law examines the recent changes.