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NGOs Fight to Uphold Civil Society

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 27th February 2019 -  NGOs and international bodies around the globe are celebrating World NGO Day by highlighting the importance and struggles of protecting and promoting the contributions of civil

Report Shines Light on The ‘Chilling Reality’ of UK Lobbying Act

Wendy Williams, Friday, 8th June 2018 -  The UK Lobbying Act has concretely affected charities and voluntary organisations, and has seen people’s voices go missing from the political debate, a new report has shown. The

Countering the Challenge of Closing Civic Space

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 7th June 2018 -  Since 2012, 72 countries around the world have passed more than 144 pieces of legislation restricting civil society, according to a new report exploring how donors can effectively

Civil Society Challenged: Towards an Enabling Policy Environment

Helmut K Anheier, Monday, 31st July 2017 -  A G20 discussion paper on civil society advocacy has proposed an independent high-level commission of eminent persons to examine the contradictory policy environment for civil

Podcast: Green Nation – The Fight Against Climate Change

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 22nd November 2016 -  Climate change has been described as the most difficult problem human society has ever faced. But in the face of influential vested interests and governments that seem slow to respond,

First Models for Centre for Excellence Revealed

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 22nd July 2014 -  The architect of the proposed new National Centre for Excellence, the Centre for Social Impact, has revealed its three recommended operating models as part of its mid-project report,…

G20 Thrown Challenge on Inequality and Sustainable Growth – C20 Summit

Staff Reporter, Monday, 23rd June 2014 -  Global civil society has called on the G20 to tackle endemic corruption, confront the challenges of climate change and urgently address what it describes as the social and economic…

ACOSS challenges Govt to Lead G20 On Youth Unemployment – C20 Summit

Lina Caneva, Saturday, 21st June 2014 - 
ACOSS CEO Dr Cassandra Goldie has called on the Federal Government to show global leadership in reducing youth unemployment and achieving inclusive growth, in her address

Global Leaders Must Be Bold – C20 Summit

Staff Reporter, Friday, 20th June 2014 -  Civil society experts from around the world meeting in Melbourne for the C20 summit say they will be urging global leaders to be bold in addressing issues of climate change, global…

How Fair Will Civil Society Be?

Lina Caneva, Wednesday, 11th June 2014 -  Surely a Government that speaks of “strengthening civil society” will want to avert some of the consequences of its singular focus on achieving budget surpluses, questions

Aussie Health App Gets UK Charity Awards Nod

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 13th May 2014 -  An innovative website and app created by Palliative Care Australia and its international colleagues has made the shortlist for UK-based Civil Society Media’s The Charity…
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