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West Africa Civil Society Institute Strengthening Civil Society

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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Civil Society Situation Report 01-31 May,2018

11 June, 2018

Civil society in West Africa, Cameroon and Chad continued to pursue divergent mandates and face unique challenges, as reflected in the diversity of the population, and the political, economic and social realities of the countries of the region. Nonetheless, general trends can be observed in the activities of civil society across West Africa, as citizens continue to demonstrate their awareness...

WACSI Extends its Training Courses Beyond Ghana's Shores

31 May, 2018

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May 2018 marked a significant milestone for WACSI. For the first time in the Institute’s history, it held a fee-paying training course outside the shores of Ghana, specifically, in Nigeria. This was in response to the need identified during the formulation of our new 2018-2022 strategy. Our partners and beneficiaries stressed the important and utility of bringing our trainings closer to home...

Civil Society Situation Report 01-31 April,2018

14 May, 2018

Civil society in West Africa, Cameroon and Chad continued to pursue divergent mandates and face unique challenges, as reflected in the diversity of the population, and the political, economic and social realities of the countries of the region. Nonetheless, general trends can be observed in the activities of civil society across West Africa, as citizens continue to demonstrate their awareness...

Civil Society Situation Report 01-31 March, 2018

27 April, 2018

Civil society in West Africa, Cameroon and Chad continued to pursue divergent mandates and face unique challenges, as reflected in the diversity of the population, and the political, economic and social realities of the countries of the region. Nonetheless, general trends can be observed in the activities of civil society across West Africa, as citizens continue to demonstrate their awareness...

Civil Society Situation Report 01-31 January,2018

09 April, 2018

Civil society in West Africa, Cameroon and Chad continued to pursue divergent mandates and face unique challenges, as reflected in the diversity of the population, and the political, economic and social realities of the countries of the region. Nonetheless, general trends can be observed in the activities of civil society across West Africa, as citizens continue to demonstrate their awareness...

Enabling Social Transformation through a Robust and Vibrant Civil Society

06 April, 2018

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Change makers identify macro and micro trends, adapting to them proactively. WACSI, with its third strategic plan seeks to do just that. The new strategy, which was launched on 01 March 2018, dubbed “Enabling Social Transformation through a Robust and Vibrant Civil Society”, seeks to strengthen civil society to be a driving force in the world of tomorrow in West Africa. The strategy cycle...

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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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

14 June, 2018

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West Africa Drug Policy Network to Scale Up its impact in the Region

15 May, 2018

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