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OSIWA 2016 CALL FOR PROPOSALS

15 January, 2016

The Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) is a grant making and advocacy foundation that is part of the global Open Society Foundations Network. OSIWA works to support the creation of open societies in West Africa marked by functioning democracy, good governance, the rule of law, basic freedoms, and widespread civic participation. Its headquarters is in Dakar and it has offices in Abuja, Monrovia, Freetown and Conakry.

Job Vacancies: ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC)

12 January, 2016

In a bid to effectively pursue the electoral assistance mandate of the ECOWAS Commission, as outlined in Article 12 of the ECOWAS Supplementary Protocol on Democracy and Good Governance, the ECOWAS Network of Electoral Commissions (ECONEC) was established in February 2008 to serve as a regional forum for experience-sharing and enhancement of the capacity of West African electoral commissions. 

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WACSI Invites Applications for its 2016 Courses

24 December, 2015

WACSI has scheduled six capacity development courses for 2016 that are essential for the development of civil society organisations. 

Job Opportunity: Human Resource Manager, Open Society Initiative for West Africa

24 December, 2015

The Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) is an advocacy and grant making foundation that forms part of the global Open Society Foundations Network. OSIWA is based in Dakar, Senegal and works to support the creation of open societies in West Africa marked by functioning democracy, good governance, rule of law, basic freedoms, and widespread civic participation. It has offices in Abuja, Monrovia, Freetown and Conakry.

Job Opportunity: Communications and Information Officer, WACSI

21 December, 2015

The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) was established to build the institutional and operational capacity of civil society in West Africa, through research, training and policy engagement facilitation. WACSI seeks committed, motivated and dynamic person to join its team in contributing to enhancing civil society’s professionalism, efficiency and effectiveness in West Africa.

Francis (right) with other participants during the training (photo: WACSI)

WACSI Contributes to Strengthen the Communications System of Savana Signatures

17 December, 2015

The communications systems of Savana Signatures, a non-governmental organisation (NGOs) in Ghana that works to promote ICT has been greatly improved.

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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