CIVICUS Blog

December 11, 2018

Climate change as a matter of peace

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By Flávia Bellaguarda, Co-Founder and COO, Youth Climate Leaders The Youth Climate Leaders (YCL) was honored to be selected to attend the first edition…
December 10, 2018

Civil society is blurring? Let’s remember our whys and get creative!

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Reflection from “Money, Culture and Change” - a participatory action research process on the sustainability of youth-led civil society organizations (CSOs) in Medellin, Colombia.…
December 03, 2018

Disability inclusion benefits us all

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by Lieke Scheewe, policy advisor & coordinator at DCDD Today is World Disability Day – a great day to celebrate the value of human…
November 28, 2018

What if ‘bottom-up’ wasn’t the answer?

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By Marina Cherbonnier, CIVICUS membership engagement specialist As I was walking around the stands, agoras and meet-ups of the very interactive and lively first…
November 14, 2018

Measuring Changes in Accountability

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The aim of the Resilient Roots initiative is to test whether organisations who are more accountable and responsive to their roots - namely, their…
November 08, 2018

Thinking about how to measure your organisation’s accountability?

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...then read on, because this blog post is for you! by Belén Giaquinta (CIVICUS) The Resilient Roots Accountability Initiative is working with 15 partners…
November 02, 2018

Global Citizenship Education as a Sustainable Development course: My first class

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By Claudia Cassoma, writer, student in special education and teaching and CIVICUS member Considering Sustainable Development as the program of study, the major, perhaps…
November 01, 2018

My Participation in the Bridge 47 Event and its Impact on our Education Program in…

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By Jamil Derbashi, from Palestinian Centre for Communication and Development Strategies (PCCDS), Palestine, and CIVICUS member How the Bridge 47 project relates to our…
October 25, 2018

Pakistan: “Global Citizenship”, a western perspective?

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By Khurram Riaz, CIVICUS member from Pakistan With 207.74 million people in the country, having more than 50% youth population and 22.8 million children…
October 23, 2018

What constituents say about CIVICUS

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By Marina Cherbonnier, CIVICUS Membership Engagement Specialist Spanish | French Early 2018, we asked CIVICUS constituents to tell us about how they perceive CIVICUS’ work…
October 12, 2018

What “Global Citizenship” means to you - if anything

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Marina Cherbonnier, CIVICUS membership engagement specialist and Bridge 47 steering group member. Do you consider yourself as a citizen of the world? Alternatively, do…
October 02, 2018

Resilience in times of shrinking civic space: How Resilient Roots organisations are attempting to strengthen…

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Soulayma Mardam Bey (CIVICUS) and Isabelle Büchner (Accountable Now) The systematic crackdown on peaceful protests and demonstrations across the world has shaped our understanding…
September 28, 2018

Ganar espacio desde la raíz

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Escrito por Analía Bettoni – Instituto de Comunicación y Desarrollo En su reciente artículo The revolution will not be televised: Can NGOs learn to…
September 27, 2018

Every Voice Counts: UN Puts Spotlight on Children as Human Rights Defenders

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By Lena Ingelstam and Ulrika Cilliers, Save the Children, Tor Hodenfield, CIVICUS, and Beatrice Schulter, Child Rights Connect Many children want to defend their…
September 06, 2018

The world has changed; why haven’t we?

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French | Spanish The world has changed dramatically since the turn of the century.  Selfies, smart phones, and instant communication are the norm across…
September 06, 2018

Resilient Roots: Debunking the Myths around Primary Constituent Accountability

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By Isabelle Büchner (Accountable Now) and Laurence Prinz (Keystone Accountability) When you are passionate about something and join others to work on it collectively,…
August 29, 2018

General Operating Support for Local Organizations Represented Just 1% of International Giving by U.S. Foundations…

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By Lauren Bradford and Inga Ingulfsen  From 2011 to 2015 U.S. foundations awarded a total of 35.4 billion dollars for organizations or programs based…
August 27, 2018

Faire partie de CIVICUS nous a permis de défendre les droits des prisonniers au Burundi

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English | Spanish   A l’occasion des 25 ans de CIVICUS, SABUSHIMIKE Mamert, Président de l'Association des Amis de la Nature (AAN) et chargé de…