Around the globe, restrictions on freedoms of speech, assembly, and association are shrinking and transforming the space for CSOs to operate. Whether the challenges come from government crackdowns on internet access, scrutiny over international funding, or citizen distrust of terms like “human rights,” it is certain that the operating environment for CSOs has changed. In response, these organizations need to change as well, say civil society leaders from around the globe. Partners Global offers 5 top takeaways from the experts on how exactly can we ensure this sustainable future for local CSOs. They are: Simplify the narrative, Strengthen relationships with the local communities, Find opportunities to influence those in power, Explore alternative funding, and Build bridges with other CSOs. Read more here.
Source: Partners Global