This Consultation in Now Closed
Following this global online consultations, the United Nations has adopted a new Guidance Note on Protection and Promotion of Civic Space. Recognizing the criticality of involving people in finding solutions to the many challenges the world is facing, the Guidance Note out actions in relation to “3 Ps”:
The Secretary-General’s Call to Action for Human Rights places maintaining and expanding civic space at the core of the UN’s efforts, and committed the UN system to stepping up coordination and work in this area. The Guidance Note was launched at the end of 2020, including a virtual public panel discussion on 4 December 2020.
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Welcome to the Online Consultation
Monday 13 January at 9:00 GMT to Friday 24 January at 18:00 GMT
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From 13 Jan - 24 Jan 2020, please contribute to the development of the UN coherent and systematic approach to protecting and promoting civic space. The feedback and recommendations received during the consultations will feed into the development of the UN’s overall approach and strategy on the protection and promotion of civic space.
The target audience for this consultation are civil society actors at international, regional, national and local levels working on issues related to development, peace and security, human rights and humanitarian action.
Participants are not required to be part of discussion during the entire consultation. They may wish to contribute their inputs on any consultation questions at any day and time (during 13-24 January 2020).
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Please Respond Below to the Following Questions
Q2. Protection of civil society actors:
Q3. Promotion of and advocacy for civic space: