ountry : Tonga
Current Time in Tonga:
NLU Name: Civil Society Forum of Tonga – CSFT
Contact Details: Ms ‘Emeline Siale ‘Ilolahia
Physical Address:

Groundfloor New City Building
Corner Mateialona & Taufa’ahau Road
Nuku’alofa – TONGA

Postal Address: P. O. Box 644, Nukualofa, Tonga
Telephone: (676) 28 282
Mobile: (676) 775 4023
Fax: (676) 26 488
Organisational Structure:

Board Members:
1. Chairman of the Board – Mr. Siotame Drew Havea (Representative from Tonga National Youth Congress)

Number of Members: 46 members
Current Projects: Tonga National Leadership Forum Secretariat – Mr. Manitasi Leger
Global Environment Facility Fund/Small Grant Programme – Vacant
Vision: A Leadership Partner – to provide strong leadership to develop an effective Civil Society Sector in Tonga
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.
Values: Equity and equality
Community Based, sensitivity, respect
Resilience and safety
Justice, fairness, and empowerment
Interaction, collaboration, and consensus
Goal Orientation and perseverance
Goals: 1. Strengthening CSO Sector
2. Capacity Building and Institutional Development
3. Enhance Communication and Information Sharing
4. Strengthening Key Relations to Advocate for Common Voice
5. Development of Legal Framework
Country Information: Wikipedia – Tonga