the Global Civil Society Summit held on 8 April in Belgrade, Serbia, as part of the ICSW 2019, around 150 leaders and CSO representatives gathered to unite in the fight for democratic participation and civic freedoms. The Summit launched a Call to Action, calling for international and national civil society civil society to stand together to defend peoples’ voices for a just and sustainable world, reverse the closing and shrinking space for civil society, stop the increasing attacks on human rights defenders and the undermining of democratic participation. The Call to Action aims to renew the prospects for an inclusive Agenda 2030 and the full realization of the SDGs. Read the full Call to Action here.
Source: CPDE / BCSDN