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July 12, 2021

Calls for action in support of civic space and CSO accountability

Adopted on July 6, 2021, The Development Assistance Committee (DAC) Recommendation on Enabling Civil Society in Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Assistance is a call for action to providers which addresses…
July 1, 2021

When Donors and CSOs Meet: Accountability as a Lever for Change

Elisa Lopez and Bao Tran Le, Secretariat, Global Standard for CSO Accountability June 28, 2021 In 2019, a CIVICUS report revealed that only 6% of funding for civil society from…
July 1, 2021

Engaging Donors for Civic Space Protection and Improved CSO Accountability

 Marija Vishinova, Communications and Information Officer, Balkan Civil Society Development Network  June 17, 2021 In pursuing our strategic objectives, focused on strengthening CSOs’ capacities and their role in democratic regimes during…
June 30, 2021

DACoP Accountability in Action: Restoring Power and Donor Dynamics

Dynamic accountability is key to establishing more horizontal partnerships across the civil society sector, and can help to redistribute power so that it is less concentrated in the hands of…