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On 28 November, the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe has adopted a recommendation to member States to take effective measures to protect and promote civil society space. CSOs are invited to bring this recommendation to the attention of national authorities, ask for its translation into the national language and monitor its implementation by their governments. The recommendation calls on member states to ensure an enabling legal framework and a conducive political and public environment for civil society organisations, human rights defenders, individuals, groups, and national institutions for the protection and promotion of human rights to freely carry out activities, on a legal basis, consistent with international law and standards, to strive for the protection and promotion of all human rights and fundamental freedoms. Read more here.

Source: Council of Europe

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