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CIVICUS to deliver CSI training in Morocco

Posted by civilsocietyindex on March 24, 2010

On 27th and 28th March 2010, CIVICUS will deliver training on the methodology and implementation of the Civil Society Index project to L’Espace Associatif, the CSI implementing partner in Morocco.

During the two-day training session in Rabat, Julia Sestier, Civil Society Index Programme Officer at CIVICUS, will outline the key steps required to successfully carry out the project and work with partners to adopt the CSI methodology.

Implementation in Morocco has recently taken off, with strong support from UNDP and the Moroccan Ministry of Social Development, Family and Solidarity. Click here to find out more about the project’s progress in Morocco.

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CSI in the Press in Belarus

Posted by civilsocietyindex on September 9, 2009

press coverageDuring the CSI workshop, held last week in Minsk, the implementation of the project was covered in the media, both in print and on television. 

Please feel free to check out some of the links below for more information on the coverage the workshop received in the country!

Television coverage on STV:

Belpan coverage: (in Russian).  You can find the English translation of the text here: Belpan English

Belta coverage: (in Russian)

Naviny coverage: (in Russian)

Newsdate coverage: (in Russian)

BDG news: (in Russian)

NG news: (in Russian)

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CSI Training Workshop in Belarus

Posted by civilsocietyindex on September 8, 2009

Below you can find some pictures from the recent CSI training workshop in Minsk, Belarus on September 3-5, 2009, which was conducted by CSI team member Amy Bartlett. The training was well attended by government, academics, international NGOs and Belarusian civil society representatives, as well as our CSI partners in Russia.  It was a great opportunity to train various participants and launch the project, as well as getting many stakeholders involved in the implementation of the CSI in the country. Thank you to all who participated for your hard work, and we look forward to working with you to implement the CSI in Belarus!

 Belarus training

Opening of the training workshop

Working group

Working groups, reviewing the CSI indicator matrix


 CSI Project Coordinator, Dr.Iouri Zagoumennov from SCAF, speaking at the workshop

 OSCE reps

Representatives from the OSCE, who are helping to finance the project in Belarus


Our simultaneous Russian-English translators


Brainstorming about civil society in Belarus


Independence Square in Minsk, outside of the workshop venue


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A few pictures from the recent CSI MENA training in Lebanon

Posted by civilsocietyindex on March 11, 2009

MENA training participants

Participants hard at work during the CSI MENA training workshop, held from the 1st to the 3rd of March 2009 in Beirut, Lebanon 

Networking session panel

High level panel at the MENA networking session in Beirut on March 4th, 2009, which included (from left to right): Ziad Abdul Samad from ANND and currently serving as a CIVICUS Board member, Adib Nehmeh from UNDP-SURF, Dr. Hasan Abdel Ati (moderator) from the Sudanese Civic Forum, and Ingrid Srinath, Secretary General of CIVICUS


Jacob and Ingrid

Jacob from the CSI team and Ingrid,  during a visit to a Palestinian refugee camp during their stay in Lebanon

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This week the CSI is in Lebanon

Posted by civilsocietyindex on March 2, 2009

Jacob Mati from the CSI team is in Lebanon this week conducting a small training workshop for the four countries particiapting in the CSI programme from the MENA region in this phase: Djibouti, Lebanon, Jordan and Bahrain.

The three day workshop will be followed by a networking session, organized in conjunction with UNDP, which will be attended by over 200 participants from all over the MENA region, as well as Jacob and the CIVICUS Secretary General Ingrid Srinath.

Keep your eyes on the blog for updates on the workshop as well as the netowrking session!

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