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Report of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights: Practical recommendations for the creation and maintenance of a safe and enabling environment for civil society, based on good practices and lessons learned.

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Report / Policy Brief

In the present report the High Commissioner focuses on examples of practices that optimize civil society’s transformative potential. In this regard, he identifies five essential ingredients: a robust legal framework compliant with international standards that safeguards public freedoms and effective access to justice; a political environment conducive to civil society work; access to information; avenues for participation by civil society in decision-making processes; and long-term support and resources for civil society.

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