The primary objective of the CSO week is to strengthen relationships between key development actors. The event, primarily targets five types of relationships:

CSO Week Day 1

1 . CSO-Government relations

aimed at showcasing the contribution of civil society organizations towards delivery of development in line with national priorities and plans.

2. CSO-Parliament relations

aimed at increasing the participation and contribution of civil society organizations in policy making processes.

3 . CSO-Private sector relations

aimed at leveraging the financial and technical support of private sector actors towards poverty reduction.

4 . CSO-CSO relations

aimed at ensuring greater cohesion and complementarity among them.

5 . CSO-citizen relations

aimed at enabling citizen voices, especially those of marginalized and vulnerable populations to influence governance processes at all levels.