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Organizations of Civil Societies Proclamation No.1113/2019.

Country/Territory
Ethiopia
Document type
Legislation
Date
2019
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
General
Keyword
Non-governmental entity Civil and political rights Governance Special fund
Geographical area
Africa, AFRICA FAO, Eastern Africa, Landlocked Developing Countries, Least Developed Countries, Sahel
Abstract

This Proclamation provides rules for the establishment, registration, functioning, administration, control etc. of Non-Government Organizations, Professional Associations, Mass based Societies and Consortiums. The Proclamation shall be applicable to: a) Organizations operating in two or more regional states; b) Foreign Organizations; c) Organizations established in Ethiopia to work on International, Regional or Sub Regional issues or not operate abroad; d) Organizations operating in the City Administration of Addis Ababa or Dire Dawa; and, e) Charitable Organizations established by religious Institutions. It also establishes the Agency for Civil Societies Organizations. The Agency shall register and supervise organizations and be instrumental in their development. Any organizations shall be registered by the Agency in accordance with these provisions. The Agency may conduct an investigation into the activities of an organization to check whether it is carrying on its activities in accordance with the law. the Proclamation establishes a Civil Societies Fund, which shall be administered by the Agency.

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