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News CIVICUS 1 September 2015

CIVICUS:  The Global State of Civil Society 2015

Civil society remains under attack. In 2014 alone, CIVICUS documented serious violations of ‘civic space’ – the freedoms of expression, association and assembly – in a staggering 96 countries around the world. Taking the size …

News CIVICUS 1 June 2015

CIVICUS: Toolkit to initiate cross-sector collaboration

The social challenges the world faces today have several causes and different effects, which often take place in rapidly changing social and political contexts. Think, for example, of climate change and inequality. Traditional responses have …

News CIVICUS 2 March 2015

CIVICUS – Grassroots activists honoured for their innovation and impact

As part of the CIVICUS International Civil Society Week (19-25 November, Johannesburg), three activists from India, Jamaica and Nigeria were awarded the coveted Nelson Mandela-Graça Machel Innovation Award. The activists received the honour for their …

News CIVICUS 1 September 2013

CIVICUS – Civil society launches new partnership for development effectiveness

Since the late 1990s, the majority of donor agencies, governments, multilateral organizations, the private sector and civil society have been discussing how aid can be used more effectively to contribute to development and reduce poverty. …