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West Africa Civil Society Situation Report 1 August, 2014

01 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.

Terms of Reference Nigeria Country Strategy: Post-2015 MDGs on the Ground Shared Framework Consultant

30 July, 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 with country offices in Abuja, Monrovia, Freetown and Conakry. The Foundation works in the following thematic program areas: Economic Governance; Political Governance; and Law, Justice and Human Rights.

Former intern, Rosine Kededji, (right) receives her internship graduation certificate  (photo: WACSI)

Call for Applications: Research and Capacity Building Interns

29 July, 2014

Established by the Open Society Initiative for West Africa in 2005, the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) is a regional non-governmental organisation dedicated to enhancing the capacities of civil society organisations in West Africa toward greater sustainability and operational and development effectiveness.

TMG Vacancy Announcement - Nigeria

24 July, 2014

As part of its strategic restructuring and expansion to meet the challenges of an election observation project for a national election, including parallel vote tabulation (PVT) to enhance integrity and credible elections in Nigeria, TMG seeks to fill the following positions in its National Secretariat in Abuja:

  1. Zonal Program Officers (ZPOs)
  2. Administrative/Human Resource Officer (A/HR)
  3. Accountant and
  4. Election Project Internship

West Africa Civil Society Situation Report 18 July, 2014

23 July, 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.

Access the Situation Report here. 

Emelia making a presentation during the training (photo: WACSI)

"WACSI Training Came in Handy!"

23 July, 2014

I had the opportunity, as a media practitioner, to participate in one of the numerous advocacy trainings organised by the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI).

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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