The resource is intended to bring together the vast research and evidence bases on the interface of counter-terrorism and preventing and countering violent extremism (P/CVE) practice with civil society and civic space, and to draw normative and policy conclusions and recommendations from that collective evidence.
The Global Study documents the restrictions on civic space across every region, and finds they are directly linked to the regulatory and institutional practices of counter-terrorism and P/CVE. It makes some of the following findings:
General recommendations addressing these findings, tailored to relevant
stakeholders are set out in Chapter 5 (Conclusion & Cross-Cutting Recommendations). Detailed technical recommendations are also included at the end of each Part with particular relevance to the specific themes covered.