Beyond Projects – Local Legitimacy and Civil Society Advocacy in Bosnia and Herzegovina

CfP: Increasing CSO Resiliency in Changing Civic Space (Deadline: 8 November 2019)
November 1, 2019
Sustaining Civil Society: Lessons from Five Pooled Funds in Eastern Europe Report Published!
November 1, 2019

The policy analysis aims to contribute to the improvement of donor policies’ impact on democratization. It is based on the author’s detailed research, which followed efforts by both NGOs, as well as activists, to achieve changes of civil society. Recent policy documents indicate a growing awareness and concern among donor agencies that implementing NGOs often have a low level of local legitimacy. The academic literature has elaborated on the ways that the very donor selection procedures and modalities of donor aid contribute to this low level of local legitimacy. The research described looked at the advocacy efforts of NGOs that enjoy legitimacy among different groups (donors, citizens, and both citizens and donors). Read more about the analysis here.

Source: FRIEDRICH EBERT STIFTUNG

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CfP: Increasing CSO Resiliency in Changing Civic Space (Deadline: 8 November 2019)
November 1, 2019
Sustaining Civil Society: Lessons from Five Pooled Funds in Eastern Europe Report Published!
November 1, 2019

The policy analysis aims to contribute to the improvement of donor policies’ impact on democratization. It is based on the author’s detailed research, which followed efforts by both NGOs, as well as activists, to achieve changes of civil society. Recent policy documents indicate a growing awareness and concern among donor agencies that implementing NGOs often have a low level of local legitimacy. The academic literature has elaborated on the ways that the very donor selection procedures and modalities of donor aid contribute to this low level of local legitimacy. The research described looked at the advocacy efforts of NGOs that enjoy legitimacy among different groups (donors, citizens, and both citizens and donors). Read more about the analysis here.

Source: FRIEDRICH EBERT STIFTUNG

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