The EU raised the negative trend of a shrinking space
for civil society in Tajikistan, emphasising that it was in the interest of long-term stability and economic development to allow the expression of diverse, democratic, political voices in the country.
Education plays key role in development of a society, but regrettably Pakistan doesn't have a unified education system,' he deplored, saying that due to the anomaly powerful became more powerful at the cost of shrinking space
He said Pakistan hardly has a couple of dozens of think tanks who suffer from lack of funds and increasingly shrinking space
in the society.
FAFEN has expressed its serious concern over the shrinking space
for civil society, media and social and political rights advocates in the country, which is systematically being eroded by the government through regressive legislation and regulations and by obscurantist forces appear to be acting in the garb of protection of state institutions.
Andy Franzkowiak, director of Shrinking Space
, said: "Project Doomsday is a raucous affair, where everyone is the hero, including you
We regret the return of suppression of democracy and the shrinking space
for freedom of conscience, thought and expression as manifested in harassment of journalists, the emasculation of civil society and invasion of private space and violation of the individual by the State,' Musalia said in his end year statement.
The shrinking space
for governance worries me at year-end.
On another issue of public importance, he drew attention towards the shrinking space
of the civil society organisations, and said that any policy about the local non-government organizations (NGOs) and international NGOs must be based in legislation and not in executive orders.
It said: 'In the lead up to the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 2018, HRCP believes that the shrinking space
for freedom of expression in Pakistan is extremely disturbing.
More ominous, the ACSC/APF considers these signs as 'evidence [of] the shrinking space
for civil society to effectively shape the agenda and policies of Asean and their respective governments.
I do care that they understand that journalism is a team effort which means major stories require the ability to collaborate between writer, editor, graphics specialists and, unfortunately, shrinking space
in which to tell the story.
Union Forest Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday launched a 15-month campaign called Gaj Yatra to raise awareness about the shrinking space
for India's wild elephants.