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Civil Society Situation Report March 1-15,2016

22 March, 2016

The Civil Society Situation Report is a bi-weekly synopsis of news articles compiled by WACSI on civil society and citizen engagement across West Africa. It serves as a tool to monitor the trends and changes in both fields across the regions. 

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SHOWING IMPACT! WACSI Shares Significant Change Stories

21 March, 2016

In 2012, the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) with the support of the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) initiated a capacity development programme to respond to the critical governance and leadership challenges that continue to undermine the operational effectiveness of Civil Society Organisations’ (CSOs) in the region, especially in francophone West Africa.

West Africa Drug Policy Network Focal Members (photo: WACSI)

West Africa Drug Policy Network Focal Members Sharpen Policy Advocacy and Communication Skills

14 March, 2016

The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) with support from the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) organised a four-day communication and advocacy training on drug policy reform in West Africa for the West Africa Drug Policy Network (WADPN) members to effectively engage West African governments ahead of the United Nations General Assembly Special Summit (UNGASS) and beyond.

Civil Society Situation Report 15-25 February,2016

09 March, 2016

The Civil Society Situation Report is a bi-weekly synopsis of news articles compiled by WACSI on civil society and citizen engagement across West Africa. It serves as a tool to monitor the trends and changes in both fields across the regions.

WACSI staff with the Strategic Planning Directorate Director (photo: WACSI)

ECOWAS Strategic Planning Directorate Partners with WACSI

09 March, 2016

In a bid to strengthen the partnership between both institutions the Strategic Planning Directorate (SPD) of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) paid a second working visit to the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI). The partnership, which came into force on 24 April, 2015, aimed primarily to promote civil society participation and active involvement in the work of SDP around the ECOWAS community strategic framework (CSF). 

Civil Society Situation Report February,1-14 2016.

17 February, 2016

The Civil Society Situation Report is a bi-weekly synopsis of news articles compiled by WACSI on civil society and citizen engagement across West Africa. It serves as a tool to monitor the trends and changes in both fields across the regions.

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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