Oct 10: HHH Jim Ron on the Global Crackdown on Civil Society

A Freeman Seminar: The Global Crackdown on Civil Society: Patterns and Causes
October 10, 2017, 12:45 -2:00 PM
The Stassen Room, Room 170, Humphrey School

James Ron, Professor and Stassen Chair for International Affairs, Humphrey School of Public Affairs

In recent years, governments worldwide have increased their regulation and supervision of civil society. In many cases, this has involved restrictions on foreign aid to locally operating NGOs. What are the factors driving this crackdown? What are the pros and cons of this wave of regulation?

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