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West Africa Civil Society Institute


Updates on current activities and developments within the Institute and across the sub-region


EU-ECOWAS Peace, Security Strengthening Project for Implementation in 2015

08 September, 2014

Press Release N° 158/2014                                                                          Abuja, 8th September 2014

A 29.3-million Euro project supported by the European Union for the strengthening of peace, security and stability in the ECOWAS region will enter its implementation phase in 2015. 

Dr Bekoe Speaking at the meeting (photo: WACSI)

PRESS RELEASE: No Case of Ebola has been Registered in Ghana

02 September, 2014

Accra, Ghana – The scare caused by the deadly Ebola Virus Disease that kills more than 50% of affected persons grows across West Africa. The virus has taken the lives of an estimated 1440 individuals from the 2639 patients in Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo. A new case was confirmed in Senegal in the week of August 25, 2014.

Civil Society Statement on the Current Ebola Crisis in West Africa

31 August, 2014

A Call for Appointment of ECOWAS Special Envoy on Ebola

West Africa Civil Society Situation Report: 11 - 22 August

28 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.

A meeting with CARE Ghana’s Project Assessment Team at UCSOND’s office, Axim (photo: UCSOND)

Equipping UCSOND for Greater Heights

27 August, 2014

STAR-Ghana’s decision to engage service providers to build the capacity of its grant partners is remarkable and commendable.

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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