Day 1: the start of three days of intense discussions on civil society and the closing democratic space all over the world
New study in the making on how donors and CSOs can respond more effectively to the shrinking space challenge
Walking a tightrope: Advocacy groups balancing local legitimacy and foreign support
- The session aimed to build a collective awareness and understanding of the legitimacy challenges faced by advocacy groups across the world and how to respond. In this session, were encouraged to share and learn innovative strategies to effectively balance local legitimacy and foreign support, in a way that promotes greater civic accountability and protects the space for citizens to speak out.