NETHERLANDS: According to new Ducth draft act, CSOs would be obliged to publish personal information of certain donors

(European Centre for Not-for-profit Law) In December 2018, the Dutch Ministry for Legal Protection published a draft Act on Transparency of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and opened it for consultations. The…

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NETHERLANDS: Draft bill on transparency of civil society organizations: foundations and associations must publish donations and financial data

(Meijburg & Co)  On December 21, 2018, the Minister for Legal Protection published the draft bill on the Civil Society Organizations Transparency Act. The proposal provides for, on the one hand, insight…

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Regulating Political Activity of Civil Society: a comparative analysis of regulation of civil society organisations’ “political activity” and international funding – Ireland, Netherlands, Germany, Finland

(CIVICUS and Irish Council for Civil Liberties) Ireland has a vibrant and diverse civil society. An estimated 29,000 civil society organisations (CSOs), ranging from informal local non-profit groups to formally-registered national…

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