The Lagos State Civil Society Partnership (LACSOP) is a forum of the major civil society networks and coalitions working with the Lagos State Government – the executive as well as the legislature, for the effective implementation of critical development issues and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Initiated since the inception of the present administration of Governor Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) in 2007. it has held series of strategic meetings between the Civil Society Networks and Coalitions as well as representatives of the various government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) on some of the key development priorities in Lagos State, and develop agreed work plan to support on-going reform in the state.
LACSOP aims to strengthen democracy and good governance in the state through advocacy and coordination of civil society engagement in order to foster increased voice and accountability. Hence it has come up with areas of strategic actions to engage both the executive and the legislature.
LACSOP envisions a Lagos State where deep democracy and good governance thrives
LACSOP’s mission is all embracing in Promoting voice, ownership and establishing a culture of accountability and participatory governance in Lagos State.