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Global Agenda Council on the Role of Civil Society 2012-2014

 
Global Agenda Council on the Role of Civil Society 2012-2014

A duality currently defines civil society. On the one hand, civil society is more vibrant and dynamic than ever, with social movements emerging in different parts of the world, and in spontaneous, online forums on issues ranging from air quality and women’s rights to corruption. Politicians and private-sector leaders are recognizing civil society as an essential ingredient in effective, stable democracy, and as a vital contributor to innovative development solutions.