Once you know who you are and where you stand in the scheme of things your role is easily defined. You are then better able to manage your role, making it more effective.
Civil Society is now being formally recognized as a stakeholder in the social and economic structure of the nation. Civil Society must now move to empower itself.
CIVIL SOCIETY MAY BE DEFINED AS:
"All those organisations which are not government-controlled and which represent sectors, communities and individuals."
2005 National NGO Summit, Sherbourne Conference Centre