This research paper is part of an awareness campaign launched to highlight the importance of civil society’s role, and the legislations regulating it. Within this campaign the Egyptian Center for Public Policy Studies publishes researches, and creates community dialogue, aiming to empower civil work, change the public image of civil society, and answer the questions raised about NGOs. ECPPS tries to achieve this goal through social communication, using different means, including this research paper which explains why ECPPS believes in the importance of civil work. This research paper presents the role of civil society organizations in protecting fundamental rights in Egypt, as well as its mechanisms, and achievements. Finally, the research paper also discusses how civil society can play its role without facing obstacles.