The Special Rapporteur’s factsheet summarizing the legal issues and challenges surrounding civil society’s ability to access resource, presented in an easy-to use “yes/no” format, with hyperlinks to source materials.
This factsheet draws heavily from the Special Rapporteur’s 2013 report to the UN Human Rights Council and features guidance on:
- • The recognition of the importance of the ability to access resources in international law
- • The effect of registration on an association’s ability to access resources
- • Permissible and impermissible restrictions on the ability to access resources – with an analysis of some common justifications for restrictions
- • The importance of the ability to access resources
- • And more
The factsheet also summarizes the report’s recommendations and provides links to selected international legal instruments dealing with the subject of civil society’s ability to access resources.
For the Special Rapporteur’s full factsheet series, please see: http://freeassembly.net/factsheets/