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 has only trust on military institutions and has no trust on civil institutions.
The union is demanding that all military and civil institutions in the south are returned to southerners.
The GCC Interior Ministers discussed the latest security developments in Yemen in light of the regrettable events that took place in the vicinity of Sana'a and other areas in addition to attacks on the security and civil institutions in Yemen which affect the sovereignty of the state and the security of the Yemeni people, expressing deep concern regarding threats against the Yemeni government and its institutions," SPA said.
Al-Kharji said the Traffic Department wants to cooperate with the civil institutions, government and non-governmental organisations and community establishments to support concerted efforts to reduce road accidents.
According to an Express News report, the army has been called in to assist civil institutions.
Caracas maintains it has used appropriate levels of force to protect civil institutions and its elected government.
Mawen also demanded all concerned bodies and the local community to make further efforts to consolidate pillars of peace besides forming the civil institutions in order to achieve peace and stability and preserve residents' lives.
Political and civil institutions in Turkey have always been weak; however, recent developments have all but annihilated their autonomy.
Ghazal called on the official and civil institutions to help him repair his land and reinforce his steadfastness on the land.
But these gradual steps should be guided by a clear strategy of building up civil institutions and promoting equality among Lebanese citizens.
PESHAWAR -- The president PTI, Javed Hashmi has said that PTI would welcome Maulana Fazlur Rehman's sit-ins against drone attacks instead of civil institutions.
The report is a mere gathering of photos of unidentified persons proving that a number of them are foreign terrorists from several nationalities who die when attacking the military checkpoints and civil institutions, the statement said, adding that part of them are civilians and military personnel who were tortured and killed by the armed terrorist groups because of their support to the state.