Increasing global concern for issues such as climate change, pollution, and resource scarcity has led to a proliferation of active and outspoken civil society groups with environmental agendas. In response, states have employed a variety of techniques to interfere with the ability of these groups to effectively exercise their internationally guaranteed rights to association, assembly, and expression. This issue of Global Trends examines the techniques used, as well as some promising trends and initiatives which could potentially counteract these negative strategies.
Global Trends in NGO Law is an online periodical published by ICNL, synthesizing key legal developments affecting CSOs around the world.
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