The International Civic Forum is the platform where civic rights defenders from civil society, media, business, philanthropy and government join forces to co-create enabling environments for peoples’ participation.
The third International Civic Forum took place within the International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) 22-24 October 2018 and was co-hosted by Transparency International, Charities Aid Foundation, CIVICUS, The B Team, and the Open Government Partnership. The Forum highlighted the importance of bringing together a diverse set of civil society activists and organisations on the topic of civic space. While they all may focus on different areas (such as anti-corruption, human rights, environmental issues, and LGBTI rights), the Forum gave participants a space to explore the connectedness of these issues.
The six Forum sessions explored