This publication provides an analysis of the issue of cooperation between civil society and states in relation to membership in the UN Human Rights Council. The first part consists of a research methodology and findings about experiences in cooperation between civil society and government in three countries: Armenia, Croatia and Georgia. The second part of the publication is
the toolbox for fostering meaningful cooperation between state and civil society. It builds on the experiences of various actors and is primarily targeted towards civil society organizations. It enables CSOs to assess their political context and define their HRC-related strategy.