Alliance Mondiale pour la Participation Citoyenne
CIVICUS : World Alliance for Citizen Participation is an international alliance of members and partners which constitute an influential network of organisations at the local, national, regional and international levels, and span the spectrum of civil society including : civil society networks and organisations ; trade unions ; faith-based networks ; professional associations ; NGO capacity development organisations ; philanthropic foundations and other funding bodies ; businesses ; and social responsibility programmes.
CIVICUS has worked for over a decade to strengthen citizen action and civil society throughout the world, especially in areas where participatory democracy and citizens’ freedom of association are threatened. CIVICUS has a vision of a global community of active, engaged citizens committed to the creation of a more just and equitable world.
This is premised on the belief that the health of societies exists in direct proportion to the degree of balance between the state, the private sector and civil society. CIVICUS provides a focal point for knowledge-sharing, common interest, representation, global institution-building and engagement among these disparate sectors. It acts as an advocate for citizen participation as an essential component of governance and democracy worldwide.
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Telephone : +27 11833 5959
Fax : +27 11837997
E-mail : info ( @ ) civicus.org