What Does the Civil Society Needs and Motivation Survey Say?
Revealing the political, economic and social reasons affecting Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) is important for different target groups, including policy makers at national level, researchers, beneficiaries, donors and NGO workers. Because each of these groups has different perspectives on the political and social effectiveness of NGOs.
Motivated But Introverted: Civil Society
The area covered by the ‘state’ in Turkey has been above its counterparts since the Ottoman Empire. Political, intellectual debates were not about the debate itself, about ideals, about differences of opinion. On the contrary, the focus was the state and the aim of saving the state.
‘People Who can Endure the Psychological Conditions of the Country can Participate in Civil Society Activities’
As the Civil Society and Media Studies Association, we have announced the ‘Future of Civil Society’ report, which comprehensively evaluates the current situation of non-governmental organizations (NGOs). With this report, we aimed to identify problems, develop capacity, increase influence, raise awareness, and present a future perspective with solutions. Daktilo1984 team talked about the Future of Civil Society report with Researcher Nezih Onur Kuru, who contributed to the project.
‘The Relationship of Civil Society with Politics and Decision Mechanism’ by YADA Foundation
Civil Society and Politics Do Not Know Each Other Enough
YADA Foundation's Civil Society-Political Relations research emphasizes that politics and civil society do not know each other well enough and points out that politics tends to see civil society only as the demanding party. One of the findings of the research is that the shrinkage in the field of politics reduces social impact.
Dialogue and Cooperation in the Civil Sphere
While the representatives of civil society agree that dialogue and cooperation in the civil sphere is not sufficient, it is noted that organizations in the field of women and ecology carry out more effective practices in this sense.
Strengths and Weaknesses of Civil Society in Turkey
Civil Society Needs and Motivation Research, despite the civil society in Turkey has weaknesses such as unfavorable political environment, lack of capacity and resources, reveals that it has strengths in motivation, dynamism, and dedication.
Civil Pages’ ‘Monitoring the Applications of CSOs To the Directorate of Communications (CİMER) and The Ombudsman Institution’ Published
Civil society can make violations of rights visible to public institutions by using its right to petition. The second report of Civil Pages on the right to petition, ‘Monitoring the Applications of CSOs To the Directorate of Communications (CİMER) and The Ombudsman Institution’ has been published. According to the report, which concludes that civil society's petition applications to CIMER and the Ombudsman Institution (KDK) in the presidential government system are low, civil society does not use its right to petition effectively. In addition, in order to eliminate the violations of rights by using the right to petition, which is one of the most important tools of the freedom to seek justice, the existence of a democratic environment compatible with human rights criteria is essential in Turkey.
‘Civil Society Should Evaluate Coordination and Cooperation Opportunities for Effective Disaster Management’
In the online workshop organized by Civil Pages with the title ‘Climate Crisis, Disaster Management and Civil Society’, the role of civil society in the face of the increasing and diversifying disaster risk with the climate crisis, deficiencies and suggestions for solutions were discussed. NGO representatives and experts emphasized better coordination and cooperation between civil actors, the need to include vulnerable groups in the fight against disasters and to increase cooperation between actors with a risk management approach.
What Is This Foreign Fund Issue? 1: Civil Socialist as a Hero
How can we think that civil society, which has become so 'guilty' and has to make short moves in its narrowing field day by day, will ensure its financial sustainability through mass donation methods?
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