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West Africa Civil Society Institute


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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REPAOC Draws Lessons from the Gambian Presidential Elections

27 January, 2017

Communiqué On 1st December 2016, the Gambian people elected their President in accordance with the Constitution of the Republic of The Gambia. The ensuing confiscation of power by the outgoing President was a blatant violation of the protocol on good governance and democracy. The numerous rounds of political negotiations under the auspices of Her Excellency Mrs. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf,...

Movement for Solidarity with the People of South Sudan

25 January, 2017

Please join the movement for solidarit y with the people of South Sudan as they embark on a national dialogue in search for peace. Kindly sign on and also forward/ share with your networks and members for them to sign on too. The deadline for signatures is 1300hrs Nairobi time 25 January 2017 . The open letter to the AU Heads of State & Government is African peoples’ solidarity...

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.

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