Civil Society Organisations Sustainability Index-2019: Ukraine Demonstrates Steady Growth

How has the sustainability of civil society organisations changed in 2019? Has the legal environment and financial sustainability of the public sector improved? Have CSOs become better able to fulfil their mission? These and other issues were discussed during the presentation of the Civil Society Organisations Sustainability Index (CSOSI) report, prepared by the Ukrainian Center for Independent Political Research in cooperation with FHI360 with the support of the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law and funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Representatives of the public sector, the research community, and the community of international organisations joined the discussion.

According to Valeriia Skvortsova, project manager in Ukraine, Ukraine in its subregion, which also includes post-Soviet countries – Belarus, Russia, Moldova, Georgia, Azerbaijan and Armenia – has the highest CSO sustainability of 3.2 between 7 and 1 point, where 1 is the highest score.

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