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To celebrate South Africa's 20th anniversary of freedom and democracy, CIVICUS and its partners will gather change makers from around the world at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg for International Civil Society Week from 19-25 November 2014.

International Civil Society Week 2015 will involve a diverse, multi-stakeholder partnership that seeks to tackle the world's most pressing challenges. Under the banner of Citizen Action, People Power, the weeklong series events will be the premiere global gathering of inspired thinkers, innovation leaders and influential organisations.

Headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, CIVICUS is honoured to bring you International Civil Society Week 2014.
The week will feature more than 20 events organised by leading civil society organisations from around the world, addressing the theme Citizen Action, People Power.

The flagship event for the week is the CIVICUS World Assembly which will culminate in the Nelson Mandela-Gra├ža Machel Innovation Awards ceremony.

The global partnership that will make up the International Civil Society Week will be bound by a common aim to connect the forces that nurture positive social change, share the tools that enhance citizen action, and celebrate inspiring examples of people power.
Space is limited to 500 delegates and all open events will be filled on a first come, first served basis.
Register today to guarantee your place at International Civil Society Week 2014.

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