CIVICUS Newsletters

CIVICUS has distributed this weekly electronic newsletter to subscribers and CIVICUS members since 1999. This weekly publication is keeping thousands of people and organisations informed of the developments that are taking place in civil society organisations around the world, the many factors that are affecting them and the impact they are having on creating a more just world.The editors of e-CIVICUS welcome your feedback and contributions at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
The Civil Society Watch (CSW) monthly bulletin highlights cases where the existence of civil society is threatened worldwide and provides opportunities to take action. It provides a forum to hear the voices of civil society and to disseminate as widely as possible information on the cases where civil society is threatened worldwide. The latest issue is available here and an archive of old issues is available here
DataShift is a multi-stakeholder initiative convened by CIVICUS, in partnership with the engine room and Wingu. We are keen to hear from individuals and organisations that are interested in collaborating with us to increase the use of citizen-generated data in monitoring development progress. For more information on the DataShift or to get involved, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
This bi-monthly newsletter provides updates on civil society advocacy activities at the UN , in particular the General Assembly and Human Rights Council. This newsletter also provides information on how civic space at the UN can be improved to ensure civil society is able to engage in decision making processes.
The Action for Sustainable Development newsletter provides bi-weekly updates on the civil society activities around the world to implement and monitor the UN´s Sustainable Development Goals and Paris Climate Agreement.


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