CIVICUS State of Civil Society Report 2017


This report from CIVICUS details the key events, issues, and trends affecting civil society around the world. The 2017 report explores the issue of civic space and the impact of a resurgence of right-wing populist politics; the right to express dissent; protest movements; and civil society’s international-level actions.

A special thematic section presents 27 guest articles from thought leaders around the world, exploring the often troublesome, yet potentially beneficial, relationships between civil society and the private sector.