Responding to Covid-19, ICNLand partners tracked the impact of government responses, analyzed trends, informed the public, and supported partners.
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ICNL partnered with the Global Digital Policy Incubator (GDPi) at Stanford University to host the first-ever Tech Camp for civic space defenders.
ICNL and the East Africa Civil Society Organizations’ Forum (EACSOF), joined local partners to launch the Protection of Civic Space in East Africa Platform.
ICNL organized the International Workshop on Teaching Nonprofit Law to address civic space issues and education in Central Asia.
This year, the UN Human Rights Committee issued General Comment No. 37 to provide guidance on the right to peaceful assembly onland and online. ICNL, alongside ECNL, provided key assistance by acting as both a source of expertise and a link to civil society.
ICNL lead a coalition of groups working to protect the freedom of assembly in the US in response to a growth in government actions targeting demonstrators.
The legal environment for civil society organizations in Bangladesh is complex. After conducting a needs assessment, ICNL found that limited understanding of rights and obligations was a big issue for the sector. To address this, ICNL partnered with Counterpart International Inc. to develop a legal manual to help organizations carry out their missions more effectively.
In 2018, the Government of Nepal presented a draft National Integrity Policy. The policy, if adopted, would have restricted the functioning, operations, and activities of local and international civil society organizations.
Cybercrime laws, internet shutdowns, and social media taxes are a few tactics governments use to restrict fundamental freedoms online.
ICNL started the U.S. Protest Law Tracker in 2017 to monitor a wave of anti-protest legislation that undermines people’s freedom of assembly.