Civil Society Space in Humanitarian Action

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Civil society space is increasingly a key issue for humanitarian organisations. Independent research carried out for ICVA in the summer of 2018 sought to identify civil society needs in this area and help define the potential role of ICVA in helping and supporting its membership to navigate, protect and expand civil society space. Civil society space in humanitarian contexts is understood to be the both metaphorical and practical ‘space’ within which civil society actors work. This space can be conducive to the provision of humanitarian assistance, disabling of such assistance or most probably somewhere in the middle. Read more here.

Source: International Council of Voluntary Agencies

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