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About WACSI

WACSI is positioning itself to become a civil society knowledge sharing hub and a credible centre of learning with international recognition and accreditation. We envision a veritable civil society resource centre that caters for the capacity development needs of civil society organisations in West Africa.

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Situation Report: Civil Society in West Africa, 15-31 January 2017

21 March, 2017

Various civil society news in West Africa are captured in this edition of the Situation Report. Regarding the situation in the Gambia for example, the West Africa Civil Society Forum (WACSOF), a regional civil society group called to embark on a peaceful civil disobedience against President Jammeh’s regime until he relinquishes power. In a statement delivered at a press conference at its...

Call for Contributions: Upcoming ISTRAN Newsletters

09 March, 2017

The International Society for Third Sector Research Africa Network ( ISTRAN ) is a community of scholars, practitioners and policy makers who share an interest in and concern for civil society organisations (CSOs), the form they take, their role and how they function on the African content. Network members only have the opportunity to meet at the biennial regional conference and sometimes at...

Part Time Job Opportunity: Call Centre Managers

26 February, 2017

Savana Signatures , an NGO based in the Northern and Volta Regions of Ghana has opened a vacancy for self-motivated, energetic and youth friendly individuals to occupy a part-time job as Call Centre Managers under its Sexual Health Education Plus (SHE+) platform. The SHE+ platform is a youth-centred platform that provides young people with evidence-based Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights...

Vacancy Position Administrative and Finance Officer-WACSOF

26 February, 2017

Duty Station: Abuja, Nigeria Reporting to: General Secretary, WACSOF Expected Start Date: April 2017 Application deadline: March 17th, 2017 The West African Civil Society Forum (WACSOF) is a platform for the aggregation of civil society agency, interests, and interventions across the 15 states of West Africa. It was founded in 2003 with the sole purpose of channelling civil society...

Vacancy General Secretary Position-WACSOF

26 February, 2017

Expected Start Date: April 2017 Application deadline: March 17th, 2017 The West African Civil Society Forum (WACSOF) is a platform for the aggregation of civil society agency, interests, and interventions across the 15 states of West Africa. It was founded in 2003 with the sole purpose of channelling civil society energies towards complimenting the regional integration and...

Resource Centre

The Institute has a resource centre that is open to civil society actors in the region. It serves as a library of civil society documents, research reports and edited volumes that are accessible to both individuals and organisations. The Institute has partnered the Foundation Centre to provide online learning resources and a database of grant giving institutions in the United States of America.

For more info please contact us: resourcecentre@wacsi.org.

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