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December 10, 2017

Sign on! Global Civil Society Declaration on Climate-Induced Migration

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At the conclusion of International Civil Society Week 2017 (ICSW) on December 7th, more than 700 civil society leaders and activists from over 100…
December 07, 2017

Statement: Solidarity with the struggle of the Palestinian people

Several delegates at the CIVICUS World Assembly in Suva, Fiji on 7 December 2017 urged us to speak out against the ill-advised announcement of…
December 02, 2017

‘Civil society must increase the pressure so even countries that aren’t part of the Arms…

CIVICUS speaks to Anna Macdonald, Director of the Control Arms Secretariat, which leads a global civil society coalition comprising over 300 partners in all regions of…
December 01, 2017

Reimagining democracy: ‘the democratic revolution is currently in hibernation; from a scale of 1 to…

Ahead of the publication of the 2018 State of Civil Society Report on the theme of ‘reimagining democracy’, we are interviewing civil society activists…
November 30, 2017

Paraguay: Gobierno aplica ley inconstitucional anti-protesta en forma discriminatoria contra movimientos sociales que desafían su…

English CIVICUS conversa con Oscar Ayala Amarilla, Secretario Ejecutivo de la Coordinadora de Derechos Humanos del Paraguay (CODEHUPY). La Coordinadora de Derechos Humanos es…
November 29, 2017

‘Solo un gobierno auténticamente democrático podrá enfrentar seriamente el problema del cambio climático’

English CIVICUS conversa con Enrique de León, dirigente del Comité Nacional de Lucha Contra el Cambio Climático (CNLCC), una organización de la sociedad civil…

OPINION PIECES

Danny Sriskandarajah: Is it the beginning of the end for the charity sector?

UK's largest network of civil society leaders, ACEVO, spoke to Danny Sriskandarajah, Secretary General of CIVICUS, as part of its 30th birthday celebrations to get him to expand on his article for Civil Society Futures, where he…

Nutrition is political and civil society needs to shape those politics

By Danny Sriskandarajah The two major nutrition meetings - the Global Nutrition Summit in Milan and the Scaling Up Nutrition Movement global gathering in Abidjan – held this month were celebrations of the major progress made…

Putting the Pacific on the Map

By Danny Sriskandarajah This year, CIVICUS International Civil Society Week will take place in Fiji, and will allow civil society delegates from around the world to explore the frontlines in the global fight against climate change.  Read…

Can INGOs push back against closing civic space? Only if they change their approach.

By Danny Sriskandarajah Civil society is facing a sustained, multi-faceted, global onslaught. According to the CIVICUS Monitor, fundamental civic freedoms are being severely restricted in an unprecedented number of countries. The operating environment for civil society…

Faces of Open Government - An interview with Danny Sriskandarajah

In his interview with Open Government Partnership (OGP), CIVICUS Secretary General, Danny Sriskandarajah shares insights on broad trends affecting civil society globally and how CIVICUS is responding to these. He also highlights the importance of the “openness revolution" and…

Is it the beginning of the end for the charity sector?

By Danny Sriskandarajah For people of my generation, working for a charity was a noble and realistic goal. With employment in the voluntary sector rising by a third over the last decade (to nearly 3 per…
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