The Operating Environment for Public-Benefit Foundations in the Western Balkans Region
The first comprehensive analysis on foundations in the Western Balkans based on data provided by local experts describes the latest developments in and the current legal environment of the foundation sector in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia and sets recommendations for further law and policy reform.
Approaches in regulation of volunteering
The paper "European practices in regulation of volunteering" provides an overview of possible models for regulation of volunteering based on European models, such as customs or self-regulation, regulation through a series of laws, regulation through a separate volunteering law.
Legal Framework for Social Economy and Social Enterprises
The comparative report, prepared for the UNDP, analyses and presents existing models of social economy in five countries of the European Union.
Improving Cooperation Between Public Institutions and Civil Society in the Western Balkans and Turkey
The Keeping Up the Momentum Report presents the current state of institutional cooperation between the government/parliament and CSOs in the countries of the Western Balkans and Turkey by providing analyses of the rationale and the ensuing benefits of cooperation.
Monitoring Matrix on Enabling Environment and Toolkit
The Matrix monitors the progress in creating an enabling environment for civil society development. It presents the main principles and standards crucial to exist in order for the legal environment to be considered as supportive and enabling for the operations of CSOs.
Contracting out services to CSOs
The paper "Inclusion of Civil Society Organizations in Contracting of Government Tasks" reviews the various types of partnership between the state and private providers and the possibility for the state to involve CSOs in delivery of government tasks.
The Percentage designation based on the Hungarian Model
The report summarizes issues for consideration for applying the Hungarian model of percentage desgination mechanism in Moldova based on interviews with Hungarian stakeholders and ECNL experts.
UNDP ECNL Social Contracting Handbook
A Handbook on Non-State Social Service Delivery Models - A guide for policy makers and practitioners in the CIS region
Criteria for Selection of CSOs in Cross-Sector Bodies
A comparative paper on the criteria and mechanisms for selection of CSOs in government bodies and models for improved framework and guidance to government officials and CSOs.
Analysis of the Macedonian Law on Donations and Sponsorship
The Analysis reviews the key challenges in the implementation of the law, and provides recommendations for changing the law.
Upholding Sustainability of Voices for Human Rights
A Study on the Sustainability of Human Rights and Accountability Watchdog NGOs in ten new member states of the European Union .
Study on Public Benefit Foundations Accountabilty
The study "Exploring transparency and accountability - Regulation of public-benefit foundations in Europe" provides an overview and analysis of regulatory and sector-developed self-regulatory approaches to ensuring the transparency and accountability of public-benefit foundations in Europe.