What We Do

At CSOE, we are committed to empowering civil society organizations (CSOs) to drive meaningful and sustainable development around the world. Our work is multifaceted and tailored to the evolving needs of civil societies. Here’s an overview of our core activities:

Capacity Building

Empowering Organizations
We offer comprehensive training programs, workshops, and resources to build the capacities of CSOs. Our goal is to strengthen their strategic planning, financial management, governance, and advocacy skills to maximize their impact.


Research and Policy Advocacy

Informing Decision-Making
Our dedicated research division conducts in-depth analyses on the pressing issues facing civil societies. We use these insights to advocate for policy changes that support the role of CSOs in sustainable development.


Networking and Collaboration

Connecting Changemakers
We facilitate networking events and platforms where CSOs can connect, share experiences, and collaborate on projects. By fostering a sense of community, we help organizations create synergies and amplify their collective voice.

Elevating Impact

Empowering Change-Makers

At the heart of progress lies the spirit of collaboration. Our organization empowers those dedicated to positive change, providing tools and resources to amplify their impact.


Charting Progress

We celebrate the milestones that mark our journey towards a more equitable society. Our commitment is reflected in the lasting contributions made by our partners and allies.


Envisioning Tomorrow

With an eye on the horizon, we guide each new wave of advocates and leaders. Our legacy is not just what we’ve done, but also what we pave the way for in the future.

Monitoring and Evaluation

Ensuring Effectiveness
Our monitoring and evaluation frameworks help CSOs assess the impact of their work. We assist them in implementing systems to track progress, measure outcomes, and adapt strategies for greater effectiveness.

Advocacy Campaigns

Championing Causes
We lead and support advocacy campaigns that align with our mission and the Istanbul Principles. Our campaigns focus on various issues such as human rights, environmental sustainability, and social justice.

Emergency Response and Recovery

Providing Timely Support
In times of crisis, we coordinate with CSOs to provide immediate relief and long-term recovery support. Our aim is to ensure that vulnerable communities receive the aid and assistance they need.





Partnerships and Stakeholder Engagement

Building Alliances
We believe in the power of collaboration. We work with governments, private sector partners, and other stakeholders to advocate for policies that enable CSOs to thrive and participate in the development process.


Knowledge Sharing and Best Practices

Promoting Learning
Through publications, online resources, and forums, we facilitate the sharing of knowledge and best practices within the civil society sector. We encourage continuous learning and innovation among CSOs.


Volunteer and Internship Programs

Engaging the Community
We provide opportunities for individuals to contribute to our mission through volunteer work and internships. These programs allow participants to gain hands-on experience in development work and civil society support.