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Shrinking space for civil society – Addressing the implementation gap, CSI Side Event, 12 June

Internationally guaranteed protections for fundamental rights are clearly not understood by some States and not translated into safeguards for civil society nationally. Civic Space Initiative, including ECNL, organized a side event to identify how States must address the “implementation gap” between international standards and domestic law and practice, in particular for marginalized groups.