South Asia Hub

The I4C South Asia hub is an organisation that fosters home-grown African solutions to civic space challenges and focusses on the following objectives:

  • To help unite civil society, human rights defenders and activists to create a common voice across the continent, bringing all of Africa together to fight for an open operating environment 
  • To be a multi-stakeholder platform for innovation, that emphasises new ideas, practices, creativity, insight, empowerment and services 
  • To establish a community of practice that brings together all actors for experience and knowledge sharing
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Pacific Hub

The I4C Africa hub is a pan-African organisation that fosters home-grown African solutions to civic space challenges and focusses on the following objectives:

  • To help unite civil society, human rights defenders and activists to create a common voice across the continent, bringing all of Africa together to fight for an open operating environment 
  • To be a multi-stakeholder platform for innovation, that emphasises new ideas, practices, creativity, insight, empowerment and services 
  • To establish a community of practice that brings together all actors for experience and knowledge sharing
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MENA Hub

The I4C Africa hub is a pan-African organisation that fosters home-grown African solutions to civic space challenges and focusses on the following objectives:

  • To help unite civil society, human rights defenders and activists to create a common voice across the continent, bringing all of Africa together to fight for an open operating environment 
  • To be a multi-stakeholder platform for innovation, that emphasises new ideas, practices, creativity, insight, empowerment and services 
  • To establish a community of practice that brings together all actors for experience and knowledge sharing
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LAC Hub

The I4C Africa hub is a pan-African organisation that fosters home-grown African solutions to civic space challenges and focusses on the following objectives:

  • To help unite civil society, human rights defenders and activists to create a common voice across the continent, bringing all of Africa together to fight for an open operating environment 
  • To be a multi-stakeholder platform for innovation, that emphasises new ideas, practices, creativity, insight, empowerment and services 
  • To establish a community of practice that brings together all actors for experience and knowledge sharing
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East Asia Hub

The I4C Africa hub is a pan-African organisation that fosters home-grown African solutions to civic space challenges and focusses on the following objectives:

  • To help unite civil society, human rights defenders and activists to create a common voice across the continent, bringing all of Africa together to fight for an open operating environment 
  • To be a multi-stakeholder platform for innovation, that emphasises new ideas, practices, creativity, insight, empowerment and services 
  • To establish a community of practice that brings together all actors for experience and knowledge sharing
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Central Asia Hub

The I4C Africa hub is a pan-African organisation that fosters home-grown African solutions to civic space challenges and focusses on the following objectives:

  • To help unite civil society, human rights defenders and activists to create a common voice across the continent, bringing all of Africa together to fight for an open operating environment 
  • To be a multi-stakeholder platform for innovation, that emphasises new ideas, practices, creativity, insight, empowerment and services 
  • To establish a community of practice that brings together all actors for experience and knowledge sharing
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Working and adapting across regions

A key long-term objective of the global network is to ensure that innovative solutions, once ideated and prototyped in the regions, are replicated and scaled. Two recent success stories include scaling the LAC Hub’s sharing economy platform in the MENA region and replicating LAC Hub expertise to improve access to impact funding in Africa and the Middle East.

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A Global Network

Innovation for Change (I4C) is a global network of people and organisations who connect, partner, and learn together to defend and strengthen civic space and overcome restrictions to our fundamental freedoms of assembly, association, and expression. We are a community-led network inspired by ideas, methods, and technologies from across different sectors. We work together on advocacy, research, network building, training, fundraising, digital literacy, and technology development.

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The Impact of Innovation

The achievements of the I4C comprises the work of over 800 individuals and organisations across 96 countries. Their work is fuelled by a commitment to equity, diversity, human rights-based approaches, innovation and co-creation.

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Seven Regional Hubs

We operate as a community-led network spanning the globe which are comprised of seven regional hubs. Our regional hubs bring people together to exchange ideas and share their successes, challenges, and opportunities to incubate social change and build sustainable solutions. The Helper Hub provides technical support to the regional Hubs and serves as the Secretariat to the I4C Global Governance Circle, the global network’s governance body.

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