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    CISU - Civil Society in Development is an independent association of 270+ small and medium sized Danish Civil Society Organisations, CSOs. All members are engaged in development work in Asia, Africa or Latin America - either as their main focus or as part of their activities.




    CISU backs Danish organisations’ national and global
    efforts for a just and sustainable world. CISU serves as a
    platform for exchanging experiences and sharing
    knowledge. We build capacity, promote mutual learning
    and innovative thinking, and strengthen popular
    participation in development cooperation. We administer
    public funds and seek to ensure resources for a multiplicity
    of organisations and interventions. CISU defends member
    organisations’ shared interests and the space for civil
    society work.

    Download CISU's vision, mission and values



    CISU's strategy for 2014-17 aims at supporting the capacity, opportunities and interventions or our members. 

    Download CISU's strategy


    Contact CISU's secretariat  on weekdays 10:00 - 15:00. Switchboard: (+45) 8612 0342 or write to: cisu@cisu.dk. To make sure your inquiries are addressed by the right staff member, we kindly ask you always to use the switchboard or main email address. See staff.

    About CISU - Civil Society in Development

    CISU is an association of more than 270 Danish NGOs.


    CISU is supporting the member organizations with advice and training, and we administer the Civil Society Fund on behalf af the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


    CISU is located in Aarhus, Denmark's second largest city.


    Until April 2012 CISU was known as PATC - the Project Advice and Training Center.



    Address: CISU - Civil Society in Development, Klosterport 4a, 8000 Århus C, Denmark
    Tel: 045 8612 0342, weekdays 10.00-15.00, Mail us at cisu@cisu.dk