The state of civil society across the world

Launched in South Africa this week (29th April) a report cataloguing the experiences of activists and non-governmental organisations across the world concludes that the optimism within civil society in 2012 has evaporated.

‘The State of Civil Society 2013’ argues that new post-2015 international development goals should include an aim of improving the “enabling environment” for civil society, so that other goals of poverty reduction, conflict prevention and inequality are not undermined.

News item at http://www.ngopulse.org/resource/state-civil-society-2013, or get the full (pdf, 5.6Mb) or summary (pdf, 1.67MB) report from http://socs.civicus.org/?page_id=4289.

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