Keyword: Barriers

TSI Policy Brief on Polish third sector policy

The years of post-communist transition in Poland opened a new chapter in the history of the Polish third sector. Poland’s transition to market democracy revived the third sector and stimulated an upsurge in its formation. Therefore, to properly analyse relations between the government and third sector organizations (which in Poland cover non profit organizations, part […]

New TSI article “Working under pressure: economic recession and third sector development in Europe”

The context conditions for third sector organizations (TSOs) in Europe have significantly changed as a result of the global economic crisis, including decreasing levels of public funding and changing modes of relations with the state. The effect of economic recession, however, varies across Europe. This article aims to understand why this is the case. It […]

BARRIERS – Policy recommendations to remove third sector barriers in the Netherlands

On the basis of a survey and a stakeholder meeting organized in March 2016, the Dutch TSI team formulated a number of policy recommendations to address the challenges experienced by TSOs in the Netherlands. We are inviting you to review our recommendations and give us your feedback. For background reading please refer to the national […]

TSI Policy Brief No. 8: The third sector in the Netherlands

The third sector in the Netherlands is extraordinarily diverse and defies easy categorization, but it roughly consists of three parts that overlap: Third sector organisations that deliver public services: These include most organisations in social services, health and education. Their development is closely tied to that of the public sector at large and the welfare […]
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