ECNL launches new project to monitor CSO enabling environment in the Eastern partnership region
Our flagship, 4-year project will create a Monitoring Framework to monitor civic space and fundamental freedoms.
ECNL and partners from Global NPO Coalition offered seats on FATF’s Private Consultative Forum
The non-profit sector will now have a permanent voice in important discussions at FATF's annual consultative meetings.
2% law: a milestone towards CSO sustainability in Moldova
Taxpayers now can designate 2% of their income tax to CSOs. The mechanism became a reality thanks to our and partners joint effort and good cooperation with local CSOs and authorities.
Assembly Flashcards available now!
ECNL's latest resource materials on freedom of assembly just went online.
A string of successes in changing global counter-terrorism policies that impact civic space
ECNL briefer on the key changes of the FATF regime on nonprofit organizations and how our Global Coalition supported the process.
States must implement UN HRC resolution on civil society space
The Civic Space Initiative welcomes the adoption of two crucial UN HRC resolutions on protecting civil society space, and on the renewal of the mandate of the UN Special Rapporteur on assembly and association.
Call for support for HRC32 draft resolution protecting civil society space
ECNL stands with 240 CSOs rejecting amendments that would justify illegitimate restrictions on civil space.
Right to Participate in Public Affairs – contribute to OHCHR expert workshop!
OHCHR encourages all stakeholders to submit suggestions of issues to be discussed at the expert workshop on the existing guidance on the implementation of the right to participate in public affairs , as well as possible speakers.
ECNL at HRC31
Join us at the side event on sectoral equity and enabling civic space during the 31st session of the Human Rights Council on March 8, 2016. The event is organized by ICNL and ECNL, under the Civic Space Initiative project together with Article 19, CIVICUS and World Movement for Democracy. Moderated by Maina Kiai, UN...
ECNL and partners contributing to EC anti-money laundering risk assessment
The European NPO Coalition on FATF, spearheaded by ECNL and its partners, EFC and HSC was invited by the European Commission (EC) DG JUST to provide input to the process risk assessment of money laundering and terrorist financing affecting the internal market and relating to cross-border activities, which the EC is currently conducting. ECNL and representatives...
ECNL launches pilot project on monitoring freedom of assembly in the Western Balkans
The objective was to pilot a research for monitoring the legal framework and implementation of the right to freedom of assembly in 5 countries in order to increase understanding of how it can be protected.
Over 100 NPOs Worldwide Ask FATF to Address Key Problems with its Recommendation 8 on Nonprofit Organizations
Press release from Global NPO Coalition on FATF Washington, DC and The Hague – On January 15, 2016, 123 signatories from 46 countries sent a letter calling on the Financial Action Task Force “to open a process to revise Recommendation 8” as it inaccurately states that “Non-profit organisations are particularly vulnerable” to abuse by terrorists. The...