The benefits of civil society for Bahrain and for you
If civil society organizations want to have an influence concerning the issues which are central to them, they have to establish themselves as a centre of expertise on this issue. This is important and beneficial for a number of reasons:
By demonstrating your knowledge and expertise, you can expect to be taken seriously and listened to. Many organizations have almost no budget and may not have thousands of supporters, but they can still earn themselves a key place in conferences and events, or convince officials and the media to listen to them if they demonstrate that they know what they are talking about and earn respect....