Taking the Pulse of Civil Society Worldwide: Insights from the CIVICUS Civil Society Index Project (2003-2007)
A paper presented at the 8th conference of the International Society for Third Sector Research, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain, 9-12 July 2008.
Summary of CSI Methodology and Conceptual Framework
Sharing Lessons and Comparing the State of Civil Society in Post Communist Europe
Improving the Understanding and Strength of Civil Society
Índice de la Sociedad Civil: Herramienta para el Fortalecimiento de la Sociedad Civil en América Latina
How Civil Society Influences Policy: A Comparative Analysis of the CIVICUS Civil Society Index in Post-Communist Europe
Handbook on how to use the Index as a self-assessment tool
External Impact Assessment of the CIVICUS Civil Society Index between 2003 to 2006 – Full Report
Evaluation report on the CSI pilot phase
Civil Society – Measurement, Evaluation, Policy
This book provides a comprehensive and flexible framework for the definition, measurement, analysis and interpretation of civil society based on the innovative 'Civil Society Diamond'.
CIVICUS Civil Society Index: Preliminary Findings Phase 2003-2005
CIVICUS Civil Society Index: Assessing and Strengthening Civil Society Worldwide
This report provides a detailed account of the project approach, conceptual and analytical framework and research methodology of the innovative CIVICUS Civil Society Index (CSI) Project.
Building knowledge about civil society
This article appeared in CIVICUS World, the January-February 2001 Edition.
Assessing Civil Society in Cyprus and Across the World - The CIVICUS Civil Society Index
Assessing and Strengthening Civil Society Worldwide - An updated programme description of the CIVICUS Civil Society Index: Phase 2008 to 2010
Analysing threats to civil society around the world
This report reviews CSI country data from 2003-2007 to analyse threats to civil society around the world.
Civil society: The clamp-down is real
The last decade, and especially 2009 and 2010, have been particularly hard for civil society and human rights defenders. Negative global trends that began soon after 9/11 have come to a head as governments have continued to encroach on fundamental freedoms. CIVICUS has put together a synthesis report highlighting these trends.