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West Africa Civil Society Institute

Apply Now For The 2014 West Africa Civil Society Leadership Institute

When: From October 13 – 24, 2014

Application Deadline: August 30 2014 

Target Countries: Liberia, Ghana, Sierra Leone, The Gambia and Nigeria.

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West Africa Civil Society Situation Report 8 August 2014

11 August, 2014

The West Africa Civil Society Situation Report is a weekly compilation of news articles on civil society and citizen engagement across West Africa. It serves as a tool to monitor trends and changes in both fields across the region.

Funding Opportunity for Ghanaian Journalists - Phase Two

07 August, 2014

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) is inviting applications from Ghanaian journalists for funding to support the production of critical/investigative stories. Stories to be supported will be those that highlight major challenges in the Ghanaian society and reveal practices that undermine good governance and the proper functioning of the education, health and extractives sectors....

Provide written input for PGA's Stock-taking on the Post-2015 Development Agenda

07 August, 2014

Dear Colleagues, At the request of the Office of the President of the General Assembly (OPGA), the UN Non-Governmental Liaison Service (UN-NGLS) has set up an online form for civil society organizations to submit written comments on the subjects to be addressed in the PGA's upcoming High-level Stock-taking Event on the Post-2015 Development Agenda taking place at UN Headquarters on 11-12...

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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