May 2015 Discussion Paper
Briefing paper 42. Civil society under fire. Three big questions for peacebuilders working with local civil society
Around the world, substantial resources are dedicated to strengthening local and national civil society groups as a means of developing peaceful societies and preventing a return to violent conflict. Yet the emphasis on civil society within peacebuilding policy and practice has come under fire in recent years.
November 2014 Discussion Paper
Briefing Paper 41. Models of INGO Sustainability: Balancing Restricted and Unrestricted Funding
May 2013 Discussion Paper
Briefing Paper 39. Evidence, economics and exclusion: super actors, civil society and citizen debate in the post-MDG paradigm
March 2013 Discussion Paper
Briefing Paper 37. Russian civil society: history, today, and future prospects
February 2013 Discussion Paper
Briefing Paper 35. Responding to crisis: Understanding the effects of political and economic crisis on civil society in the Republic of Ireland
This paper forms part of the ‘Civil Society at a Crossroads?’ initiative, a collective reflection process about the future of civil society around the world. The Republic of Ireland was selected as a case study as the team was keen to include the experiences of European countries that have been hit by severe recession and political crisis.