NETHERLANDS: Court decisions on climate activists uphold freedom of assembly standards
Climate change protestors demonstrate in front of the Dutch parliament in The Hague (EPA)

NETHERLANDS: Court decisions on climate activists uphold freedom of assembly standards

- Analysis by ECNL, published on 27 November 2020, accessible here On October 22, 2020, the Subdistrict Court of Amsterdam decided on seven criminal cases following the Extinction Rebellion Netherlands…

Comments Off on NETHERLANDS: Court decisions on climate activists uphold freedom of assembly standards

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…

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

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…

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

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…

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