WE EXIST TO STRENGTHEN CIVIL SOCIETY AND CITIZEN ACTION
AROUND THE WORLD
CIVICUS is proud to announce our partnership with CCONG, the Colombian national platform of NGOs (Confederación Colombiana de ONG) for International Civil Society Week in April 2016. CIVICUS and CCONG will work together to organise ICSW 2016 in Bogotá, Colombia under the banner: “Active Citizens, Accountable Actions”.
We invite you to join us as we connect the forces of citizen action, share our collective resources, and celebrate positive social change. The Call for Expressions of Interest for Partnership Involvement (in English, French, Portuguese and Spanish) details how your organisation can be involved. We invite you to use this partnership opportunity and take an active role in this important event!
29 June 2015 - In a show of solidarity against grave rights violations, 25 governments have criticised Azerbaijan’s government in the world’s premier human rights body. The strongly worded joint statement was delivered at the UN Human Rights Council even as Azerbaijan was hosting the first ever European Games (12-28 June).
29 June 2015 - Global civil society alliance, CIVICUS condemns the on-going crackdown on civil society in Angola, urging the international community not to look the other way as the safety of activists, members of civil society organisations (CSOs) and journalists is imperilled.