Distract, Divide, Detach: Using Transparency and Accountability to Justify Regulation of CSOs
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TAI members seek to strengthen civil society resilience against undue government pressure. In its latest report, TAI takes a deep dive on how governments weaponize transparency to further close down civic space and puts forward recommendations on how the transparency community can respond. 



Report insights + takeaways

Over 120 legal initiatives restricting #civic #space have been enacted in 70 countries since 2012. How can the #transparency community respond?
How do governments invoke #transparency that closes down civic space? Transparency of funding, income and asset declaration, and democratic accountability & governance
How can the #transparency community respond to government weaponizing transparency against civil society? Prepare for rollback, develop #resiliency, expand the base.