Open letter: Donors and Supporters Must Act to Ensure Civil Society Resilience Against COVID-19 Pandemic

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Civicus in an open letter urges that in these critical times, we must nurture civic space and its resourceful actors by expanding relevance and resilience, not reducing it. The letter emphasizes to be mindful that the present moment could also be used as an opportunity by some actors to further restrict the civic space. The letter call on all donors and intermediaries providing essential support for civil society to adopt similar approaches by offering as much flexibility, certainty, and stability towards grantees and partners as possible. The letter concludes that Civicus will continue advocating for a robust civic space, including measures that enable civil society to mobilize with and for the groups most affected by the Coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.


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