Space to be heard

Mobilizing the power of people to reshape civic space

Publication date: 24 July 2018
Author: Inga Ferber, Barbara Oosters, Jo Rowlands, Araddhya Mehtta,

The global trend of shrinking civic space mutes citizens’ voices and threatens civil society’s very existence. Without space to speak out, organize, and take action, progress on inclusive development is severely constrained. Citizens, civil society actors and their allies must formulate a strong and consolidated global response to defend our common space for  engagement, debate and action.