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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The EESC Civil Society Prize is open to all civil society organisations officially registered within the European Union and acting at local, regional, national or European level.
This activity mobilized nearly 135 civil society participants from 27 African countries, as well as various panellists and experts from Europe.
Civil society sought the religious sector which, through the National Council of Churches of Kenya, the Catholic Justice and Peace Commission, Supreme Council of Kenya Muslims and Hindu Council was itself engaged in pro-democracy work.
Vorn Pov, the director of Independent Democracy of Informal Economy Association (IDEA) - one of the groups to sign the statement - said it not only called on the discontinuation of harassment of the former CNRP members but also an end to government restrictions on freedom of assembly and expression by civil society groups.
Later on, a meeting of some key civil society members was held at the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan office.
Mr Matlhare said government appreciated civil society's role and their pledge to contribute to ending AIDS by 2030.
SP Security Shehzad Faisal, DG PHA, Member NHA, ADC Finance Lahore, Additional Commissioner Coordination, Directors LRRA, Environment experts and Lahore Bieennele Foundation and members of civil society participated in the meeting.
I would like to propose that the Institutions of Higher Learning in Namibia, being UNAM, NUST and IUM, are well placed to extend their services to feminist civil society organizations.
The web portal eConsultations was created within the EU-funded project 'Capacity Building of Government Institutions to Engage in Policy Dialogue with Civil Society in BiH' (CBGI).
Addressing a ceremony here at Dogar House held under the auspices of Civil Society Forum, he said the government was paying immense focus on the betterment of poor.
In a statement released here on Tuesday the national civil society organizations expressed serious concern over the reported rejection of the registration applications of several international organizations.
The meeting was attended by members of the civil society, additional director general gender affairs, Election Commission of Pakistan Nighat Sadiq, Director Gender Affairs Haroon Shinwari, PRO Sohail Ahmed and Deputy Director Syed Zahoor Shah, Amina Durrani of women commission, Shams Naveed of BRIDGE, Syed Zafar Ali Shah of Da Laas Gul and others.
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