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West Africa Civil Society Situation Report - 21 March

21 March, 2014

The Civil Society Situation Report is a weekly compilation of news 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.

Participants undertaking a practice session during the training (photo: WACSI)

TrustAfrica’s CSOs Partners from Liberia Equipped to Effectively Manage Project Grants

21 March, 2014

Sixteen representatives from 10 civil society organisations from different counties in Liberia participated in a 4-day training course that strengthened their financial management and reporting skills from 4-7 March 2014 at the Golden Key Hotel in Monrovia.

Job Opening: Liberia Country Program Coordinator

18 March, 2014

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.

West Africa Civil Society Situation Report - 14 March

17 March, 2014

The Civil Society Situation Report is a weekly compilation of news 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.

OSF's Program on Independent Journalism Seeks a New Director

12 March, 2014

The Open Society Foundations are seeking a London-based director for the Program on Independent Journalism, a grantmaking and operational program that strengthens the work of professional, ethical, public interest journalism worldwide, and the organizations, policies, and legal environments that enable it to flourish in the digital age. The program has previously been known as the Media Program.

Edem Mensah (right) internship graduate and Franck Sombo, Programmes Assistant at WACSI (photo: WACSI)

Call for Applications: POLICY ADVOCACY INTERN - Next Generation Internship Programme

12 March, 2014

The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) based in Accra, Ghana established by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa to enhance the capacity of civil society organisations in the sub region in the areas of institutional building, organisational governance, training, and policy dialogue introduced a six months internship programme in 2008. The internship programme is aimed at developing the next generation of African scholars and practitioners.

Application Deadline: Sunday March 23, 2014

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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