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In an unequal world, we need inclusive growth

22 April, 2014

For a very long time, the rich have known to some extent how the poor around the world live. What is new in today's world is that the best-kept secret from the poor, namely, how the rich live, is now out. Through  the village television, the Internet and hand-held instruments, which a rapidly increasing number of the poor possess, life-styles of the rich and the middle class are transmitted in full color to their homes every day.

West Africa Civil Society Situation Report - 18 April

22 April, 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.

Empowering civil society practitioners to be influential (photo: WACSI)

Pathways to Influence: The WACSI Story

21 April, 2014

With eight years of committed engagement to strengthen the capacities of civil society organisations (CSOs) in West Africa, WACSI has made some significant milestones. The Institute’s programmes have benefitted CSOs from all West African countries and beyond.

Global Leaders pledge new action to boost development co-operation in Mexico

17 April, 2014

Mexico City, 16 April 2014 -  38 new initiatives were launched by governments, business, private foundations and civil society to push forward effective development co-operation at the first High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation today.

WEST AFRICA EXECUTIVE COURSE ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND DRUG POLICY

15 April, 2014

The Faculty of Law, University of Ghana, in collaboration with the Open Society Global Drug Policy Program and Open Society Initiative for West Africa, is inviting applications for its 10-day intensive West Africa Executive Course on Human Rights and Drug Policy to be held at the University of Ghana, Legon between July 21 and 31, 2014.

(Updated!) West Africa Civil Society Situation Report - 11 April

11 April, 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.

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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