The International Dialogue on Peacebuilding and Statebuilding http://www.pbsbdialogue.org; It is a forum for political dialogue to bring together conflict-affected and fragile countries, international partners and civil society. It is hosted by the #OECD, works in close collaboration with the #g7+, the International Network on Conflict and Fragility, and civil society secretariats. See also: http://www.oecd.org/dac/incaf/sps.htm; #conflict #fragileStates #ODA
SOWIT is a pioneering development in citizen participation in Ireland that aims to enable citizens and civil society organisations to have a direct voice in local Council, in a way that is transparent and that supports participatory, deliberative and inclusive democracy. This will be done through a pioneering new communication and deliberation platform.
The Digital Security Helpline is a free of charge resource for civil society around the world. We offer real-time, direct technical assistance and advice to activists, independent media, and civil society organizations.
How important is it for civil society to be actively engaged in development and in assessing development effectiveness? Hear also about Civil Society’s Campaign for Effective Development: the Istanbul Principles
https://www.youtube.com/user/TheSpandaFoundation, SPANDA FOUNDATION, AN INTERNATIONAL CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATION (ICSO) TO CATALYZE LONG-TERM SYSTEMIC CHANGE IN CULTURE, EDUCATION, HEALTH & ENVIRONMENT, ECONOMICS AND RESEARCH FOR THE SUSTAINABLE ATTAINMENT OF A HIGHER INDIVIDUAL AND COLLECTIVE STATE OF CONSCIOUSNESS.
The new law on "undesirable" non–governmental organisations enacted by the Russian president on Saturday 23 May is a worrying step in a series of restrictions on civil society, independent media and political opposition.