Grassroots

What do you gain from joining a little civil society startup?

Our daily leader and the board have over the period of reflecting on the year 2020 developed the following note on the journey and relevance of Civil Connections. They among others highlight, enjoying: A global network of passionate and determined activists creating enabling environments for all. Working with people with… Read More »What do you gain from joining a little civil society startup?

The need for more grass-roots NGOs taking practical action to achieve Gender Equality.

Civil Connections Community Foundation (CCCF) is committed to an equal future for all and recognizes that promoting gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls is central to achieving the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Where are we today? A major report on the state of gender equality in… Read More »The need for more grass-roots NGOs taking practical action to achieve Gender Equality.

Finding a 2021 compliant traction for the SDGs in Africa – while facing off with COVID-19…

Summary: In this article, I build on the shadow COVID-19 continues to cast globally and compare the agility and agency we have reacted with vs. that we embodied in the first five years of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). I argue that we should utilize the COVID-19 momentum of decision… Read More »Finding a 2021 compliant traction for the SDGs in Africa – while facing off with COVID-19…

The need to work more at the grassroots – the Civil Connections way :-)

At Civil Connections, our work is grounded in several principles that point to the increasing relevance of working closely with local grassroots. These have over time proven to be key drivers and influencers of how: communities build and sustain their agency and how this contributes to development. These are shared… Read More »The need to work more at the grassroots – the Civil Connections way 🙂