October 22, 2012
CIVICUS World Assembly Conference 2012, 3–7 September, Montréal, Canada
The theme of the 11th CIVICUS World Assembly in Montréal, Canada from 3-7 September 2012, was "Defining a new social contract – Making the future together". The main event was preceded by the CIVICUS Youth Assembly on 3-4 September and the preconference regional meetings on 4 September.
In addition to plenary sessions and learning exchanges at the Citizen Café, this year’s World Assembly programme was divided into 3 engaging thematic tracks providing space for in-depth discussion:
- Changing nations through citizens
- Building partnerships for social innovation
- Redefining global governance
Reports on the above can be found on the World Assembly website.