For his final report to the UN Human Rights Council, the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association Maina Kiai plans to comprehensively codify the achievements and successes of civil society over the last decade. The report is intended to serve as a reminder of just how important civil society is for peace, security, prosperity, social progress and human rights. In addition to the expert consultation convened by the Special Rapporteur November 2016 in Bangkok, he is particularly interested in specific, real-world examples of civil society achievements and successes over the last decade, the context in which these achievements occurred, and the impact of these successes or achievements on society at large. Anyone interested in contributing to the Special Rapporteur final report shall complete a questionnaire in English, French or Spanish, and e-mail it to [email protected] until January 31st, 2017. More information, including the questionnaires and the concept note are available here.
Source: UN Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association
Source: Balkan Civil Society Development Network, http://www.balkancsd.net