Tag Archives: Civil society

EU COUNTRY ROADMAPS FOR ENGAGEMENT WITH CIVIL SOCIETY: ADDED VALUE AND STATE OF IMPLEMENTATION – Tanzania

Tanzania Key elements of the context Narrow Environment. The multiplicity of laws is a source of confusion and the freedom of association is under pressure due to the omnibus limitation clause, which limits in practice the exercise of guaranteed rights and freedoms and the issuance of legal permits for public demonstration and assembly. The authorities […]

Overview of NSAs in Zanzibar

Previous attempts to quantify Zanzibar’s NSA sector have produced widely varying results. Stakeholders  commonly give  estimates  of  between  500  and  700  active  NSAs,  but  are unsure where this commonly accepted estimate comes from. When asked to give detail or examples of active NSAs, most stakeholders revise their estimates sharply downwards. It seems clear that the […]

Mapping non-state actors in Zanzibar

  The end of political violence and creation of a Government of National Union in Zanzibar has allowed civil society organizations to play a rapidly increasing role in many areas of life. But many NGOs are so focused on short-term donor funds that they have lost, or risk losing any meaningful local constituency. A few […]