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.

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