Around the world, space for civil society is closing, requiring donors to respond with new, innovative approaches. Current donor approaches have at times made civil society organizations more vulnerable to attacks and restrictions in different country contexts, notes a CSIS Human Rights Initiative report that examines the flow of financial support to civil society, and analyzes different methods of support that are effective at enhancing the sustainability and resilience of these groups, especially in restricted environments. The report identifies several key challenges related to donor engagement, faced by CSOs and donors. Read more here.
Source: Democracy Digest