Civil Society


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Civil Society

A collection of persons who associate together to explore or promote their interests or goals. While civil society is not necessarily political or economic, it provides a sphere outside of the state or private sector in which people are motivated by their own goals, apart from profit or the good of the state. For that reason, civil society can exercise significant political influence. The growth of civil society is considered a mark of successful economic development of a country or region.
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He expressed confidence that Azerbaijan will have a strong civil society that will assist the government in implementing its goals.
Further to the online platform, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport will also hold events around the country where people will be invited to talk about civil society.
Moreover, civil society provides the forums to the people to debate and discuss their issues and communicate them to the rulers and administrators.
The civil society representatives called for devising a national strategy for the youth which will be achieved as part of a participatory process that involves the concerned ministries, political parties and the civil society.
As 2017 comes to a close and Kenyans usher in 2018, the CSRG calls on the Interior ministry to prioritise commencement of the PBO Act to foster good working relations between the civil society and the two levels of government as the ruling party pledged ahead of the August 2017 election,' he added.
The term civil society refers to a wide array of non-for-profit organisations that have a presence in public life, expressing the interests and values of their members or others, based on ethical, cultural, scientific, religious and philanthropic considerations.
Journalists and lawyers are also part of the civil society and if the civil society is eliminated, there will be no one to raise a voice for the rights of people, he said.
According to reporter, people from cross section of society including the members from civil society Budgam met the Deputy Commissioner and SSP of Budgam.
This she said here in a local hotel on Saturday with Civil Society members and Election Commission Officers in a consultative meeting.
The debate about civil society and its relational analysis with the local governance and democracy practice has its origins in the political, social, cultural encounters of the last twenty years, but nowadays it finds its inner discussion in the terms of actions, democratic mechanisms and political processes.
The Secretary General of the UN, Ban Ki-moon, highlighted the pivotal relation between civil society and the democratic process, describing civil society as 'the oxygen of democracy'.
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