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    CISU - Civil Society in Development is an independent association of 280+ small and medium-sized Danish Civil Society Organisations (CSOs). All members are actively engaged in development work in Asia, Africa or Latin America - either as their main engagement or as part of their activities.




    Strong popular organisations and communities working together to secure people’s rights, promote global justice and sustainability, and combat the causes of poverty.



    CISU supports Danish organisations’ work, both nationally and globally, for a just and sustainable world. CISU is a platform for knowledge sharing and exchange of experiences. We build capacity, foster mutual learning and new thinking, and strengthen popular participation in development cooperation. We manage public funds and seek to secure resources for a diversity of organisations and interventions. CISU champions the common interests of its member organisations and the space for civil society work.



    CISU's strategy for 2018-21 aims at supporting our members' capacity, opportunities and interventions.

    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 inquiry is handled correctly and by the right staff member, we kindly ask that you use the switchboard or main email address. See staff.

    About CISU - Civil Society in Development

    CISU is an association of more than 280 Danish CSOs.


    CISU supports member organisations with advice and training, and we manage 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

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