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West Africa Civil Society Institute


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

Civil Society News

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. 

Civil Society Statement on the Current Ebola Crisis in West Africa

31 August, 2014

A Call for Appointment of ECOWAS Special Envoy on Ebola

Funding Opportunity for Ghanaian Journalists - Phase Two

07 August, 2014

The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) is inviting applications from Ghanaian journalists for funding to support the production of critical/investigative stories. Stories to be supported will be those that highlight major challenges in the Ghanaian society and reveal practices that undermine good governance and the proper functioning of the education, health and extractives sectors.

Maiden Edition: Model ECOWAS Summit (photo: Blaqsheep MMG)

Maiden Edition of the Model ECOWAS Summit

07 August, 2014

2014 Model ECOWAS Summit: Partnering with member states to resolve youth unemployment- A Step Towards Sustainable Development

Ebola outbreak update: Ministry of Health and Sanitation Emergency Operations Center (EOC)

07 August, 2014

Press Release: 6/8/2014

Ebola outbreak update: As of today, 6 August 2014, we have a total of 161 patients who have survived Ebola Virus Disease and subsequently discharged. The total number of new confirmed cases is 32, Kenema 17, Kailahun 12 and Moyamba 3. The total cumulative number confirmed deaths is 214.

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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