About Us

About Us

MISSION STATEMENT

The Civil Society Forum of Tonga (CSFT) is committed to creating a conducive environment for all Civil Society Organisations development through open dialogue, equal participation, partnership, collective decision making and consensus building. CSFT will continue to empower Civil Society Organisations by providing opportunities for capacity building and leadership development.

VISION STATEMENT

To provide strong leadership to develop an effective Civil Society Sector in Tonga

Background

Civil Society Forum of Tonga (CSFT) is the umbrella organization for Civil Society Organization (CSOs) in Tonga, CSFT was establish in 2001 to address and coordinate the need and collective roles of CSOs, and to better serve their communities. CSFT is committed to creating a conducive environment for all Civil Society Organization through genuine partnership, open dialogue, equal participation, collective decision-making and consensus building.

CSFT DIRECTOR AND REGIONAL DIRECTORS & MEMBERS
VALUESGOALS
1) EQUITY AND EQUALITY

2) RESPONSIBILITY

3) TRANSPARENCY

4) COMMUNITY BASE, SENSITIVITY, RESPECT

5) RESILIENCE AND SAFETY

6) JUSTICE, FAIRNESS AND EMPOWERMENT

7) INTERACTION, COLLABORATION AND CONSENSUS

8) GOAL ORIENTATION AND PERSEVERANCE
1) STRENGTHENING CSO SECTOR

2) CAPACITY BUILDING AND INSTITUTIONAL SHARING

3) ENHANCE COMMUNITY AND INFORMATION SHARING

4) STRENGTHENING KEY RELATIONSHIP TO ADVOCATE FOR COMMON VOICE

5) DEVELOPMENT OF LEGAL FRAMEWORK