THE ROLE OF CIVIC SOCIETY IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

Ivana Stojchevska

Abstract


As citizens we are responsible to create better future for the next generations. The political agenda has always been agreed by parliament and the government, but it can also be shaped by civil society organizations through campaigns and lobbying for current issues, needs and concerns of citizens. This article aims to draw a clear picture of successful practices on a global level where collaboration between public sector and civic society results with creation of sustainable development. For this purpose it will be used deductive method of global and national literature, method of comparison with the practical results in this field and synthesis method that combines theoretical and practical knowledge into new proposed solutions. The theory and the practice have shown that for the last ten years for the first time it has visible improvement in this collaboration between those sectors. However, there is left much more space for improvement in the process of policy creation with involvement of all interested parties in SEE region countries.


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civic society, public sector, sustainable development

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