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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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Civil Society Situation Report 1-15 June,2016

27 June, 2016

This edition of the Situation Report covers among others, the meeting between the president of Cote d’Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Cote D’Ivoire. The government sought to collect the views of CSOs on the upcoming constitutional reform which will reduce the presidential term to five years, renewable only once. The report also covers the launch of the Child...

Job Vacany- Programme Assistant, IREX West Africa

16 June, 2016

The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) was established to build the institutional and operational capacity of civil society in West Africa, through knowledge management, capacity development and policy influencing. WACSI is partnering IREX to implement the West Africa based programme of the Mandela Washington Fellowship programme. IREX is an international nonprofit organization...

Job Vacancy IREX West Africa Finance/Operations Manager

15 June, 2016

The Finance/Operations Manager will be responsible for the administrative and financial management of the program, including local partner sub-grant management, budget management, procurement, logistics, human resources and operations. The Finance/Operations Manager will support the program staff in preparing financial reports, maintaining currency flow control, office administration, and...

Statement Of Major Groups and Other Stakeholders on “Ensuring Inclusive and Integrated Implementation and Follow-up of the 2030 Agenda"

06 June, 2016

AT THE 2ND AFRICA REGIONAL FORUM ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT CAIRO, MAY 18, 2016 We, representatives of Major Groups and other Stakeholders met in Cairo on 17th May 2016 for a preparatory meeting for the 2nd Africa Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (ARFSD) themed “Ensuring inclusive and integrated implementation and follow-up of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and Agenda...

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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