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We have noted with much dissatisfaction that various US embassies have often without giving reason, denied visas to young women, women rights defenders and women living in rural areas, many of whom have been selected to attend the CSW62 in New York,'' said a statement by Femnet and CIVICUS, Monday morning.
An annual forum coorganized by Civicus and regional or national platforms, ICSW brought together NGOs from all over the world for a key global gathering for civil society and other stakeholders to engage constructively in finding common solutions to global challenges.
13) El secretario general de Civicus reconoce que a las organizaciones se les imputan cinco mitos, pero es preciso analizar cada caso porque "en primer lugar, los modelos de financiamiento han estado dirigidos a las grandes organizaciones del norte, haciendo que estas sean cada vez mas grandes y tengan mayor capacidad de accion mientras que las organizaciones del sur no logran obtener esos montos en recursos de ayuda; causando asi desequilibrios.
CIVICUS, a global alliance of civil society organizations, describes "serious threats to civic freedoms" in 96 countries, as reported by Peter Ford for the Christian Science Monitor.
They were speaking at a dialogue on Strengthening Civic Engagements for the Implementation of SDGs in Pakistan, jointly organized by AwazCDS-Pakistan, Inter University Consortium for the Promotion of Social Sciences (IUCPSS), Centre for Policy Studies, CIVICUS, AGNA and Pakistan Development Alliance at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT) Islamabad.
The Engine Room's Responsible Data Project (16) and the partnership with Civicus on The Data Shift are useful reference points in this regard.
As an example, a CIVICUS assessment report for civil society in West Africa identified as one of its main challenges the fact that it has very poor expertise in submitting projects likely to receive funding.
18) Similar assessments of the situation on the ground were made on 22 February by the International Crisis Group (19) and the international nongovernmental organization (INGO) Civicus.
According to CIVICUS, a global alliance of civil society organisations, the Pakistan government deregistered 3,000 local aid groups in December last year.
The CIVICUS 2011 State of Civil Society Report highlights that people in 88 countries (comprising half the world's population) engaged in mass civic actions during 2011.
The seven women that are on trial are not dangerous vandals as alleged by security forces, instead they are victims of a heavy-handed judicial system which arbitrarily punishes its most engaged and socially conscious citizens," said Semanur Karaman, Policy and Research Officer at CIVICUS.
6) State of Civil Society 2013: Creating and Enabling Environment (Report of Civicus, 2013) at: http://socs.