Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Defending Politically Vulnerable Organizations Online

A new report published by the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) details how media outlets, human rights groups, NGOs, and other politically vulnerable organizations face significant cybersecurity threats—often at the … Continue reading

Saturday, 28 July 2018 · Leave a comment

Flood Governance in Jakarta: The Role of CBOs in Mitigating Annual Floods

Jakarta is a megacity of 28 million residents and is the largest and one of the most dynamic metropolitan areas in Southeast Asia; it is also beset with most of … Continue reading

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 · Leave a comment

Towards a Multipolar Civil Society

This paper examines the imbalance between northern and southern civil society organisations (CSOs) in their engagement at international forums. It delves into some of the internal and external factors that … Continue reading

Tuesday, 9 June 2015 · Leave a comment

The decline of Lao civil society

It is paradoxical that while most interpretations of civil society include autonomy from the state as a central characteristic, the groups most widely recognised as civil society are those legally … Continue reading

Monday, 11 August 2014 · Leave a comment

The State of Civil Society Report 2014

The State of Civil Society Report 2014: Reimagining Global Governance draws on contributions from more than 30 of the world’s leading experts on civil society as well as on inputs … Continue reading

Friday, 25 July 2014 · Leave a comment