Members In Action

How to get involved

The CIVICUS alliance is a vibrant network of engaged and informed citizens acting together for a more just, inclusive and sustainable world.

There is a wide range of programming that you can access based on your interests and needs. These engagement opportunities, tools and resources are regularly featured in member mailers.

How would you like to participate in the CIVICUS alliance?

CONNECTING PEOPLE AND IDEAS

Participate in International Civil Society Week, 8-12 April 2019 in Belgrade, Serbia.  Voting members receive event registration discounts.

Follow the conversation on Reimagining Democracy. Throughout 2018, members have contributed their perspectives through articles, interviews, creative expressions and democracy dialogues.

Sign-up to the Innovation for Change platform to connect with others in your region and globally. Voting members receive special access.

LEARNING AND EXCHANGING

30 years of age or under?  Join our Youth Working Group. Voting members are eligible to apply to be part of the Youth Action Team.

Join the CIVICUS member Diversity and Inclusion Working Group and strengthen your ability to translate policies and principles into practice. Contact

Participate in our annual Global Exchange event and connect with other CIVICUS members to identify alternative solutions to common challenges.

Follow the Goalkeepers Youth Action Accelerator that help young people to use data to tackle sustainable development goals.

PRODUCING AND USING DATA

Follow CIVICUS members’ journey to enhance constituency-based accountability for greater resilience through Resilient Roots.

Learn about the Goalkeepers Youth Action Accelerator that supports youth advocates to use data and storytelling for more accountable development.

Apply to participate in a Data for Action self-paced course or facilitated workshop (only available for CIVICUS member organisations in the Global South).

Sign up to the DataShift newsletter and build your capacity and confidence to produce and use citizen-generated data. that help young people to use data to tackle sustainable development goals.

GENERATING AND USING KNOWLEDGE

Voting members help to track civic space by contributing updates to the CIVICUS Monitor or accessing real-time information to enhance advocacy.

Contribute to or draw from the State of Civil Society Report, an annual publication that examines the major events that involve or affect civil society around the world.

Access Enabling Environment National Assessments carried out by voting members on the legal, regulatory and policy environment for civil society. receive special access.

ENHANCING ADVOCACY

Engage in intergovernmental processes through CIVICUS representation at the UN Headquarters in New York or UN Human Rights Council and other mechanisms in Geneva.

Join the Vuka! Coalition for Civic Action to build solidarity and collectively mobilise to reclaim civic space.

Sign up to the Action for Sustainable Development global civil society platform to engage with the Sustainable Development Agenda.

CAMPAIGNING FOR CHANGE

Organise an event that brings people together across lines of division during the annual SPEAK! campaign’s days of global action 16-18 November. 

Sign up to the MobLab Dispatch and access resources to become more effective in the digital age, including information related to training, campaign workshops, and organisational coaching. that help young people to use data to tackle sustainable development goals.

INCREASING VISIBILITY

Voting members can share their job listings, engagement opportunities, research and publications through e-CIVICUS.

Work with the communication team to share your story with the rest of the alliance and the wider world (CIVICUS members only). Contact

Stand for or nominate an individual or organisation for the Nelson Mandela Graça Machel Innovation Awards which recognise excellence, innovation and bravery in creating positive social change.

ACCESSING RESOURCES

Apply to the Crisis Response Fund to access funding for emergency advocacy actions in response to restrictions that impede your organisation’s work.

Participate in the CIVICUS Fellowship Programme which places professionals in a national and/or regional voting member organisation for a two-year period.

Contribute to or draw from CIVICUS membersStories of Resilience as we explore alternative resourcing models for diverse civil society actors. global civil society platform to engage with the Sustainable Development Agenda.