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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. 

Governance and Food Security Short Term Contract

22 July, 2014

Terms of Reference for a Governance and food security short term contract

The Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) is a part of the Open Society Foundations global network and one of four foundations in Africa. OSIWA is dedicated to the promotion of inclusive democratic governance, transparent and accountable institutions and active citizenship across the region. OSIWA envision a West Africa where people enjoy basic freedoms, everyone can participate meaningfully in civic and political life, inequalities and inequities are minimized, exclusion gives way to greater appreciation for pluralism, and governments are accountable and corruption is on the wane.

Our Stories: An OSIWA Publication

14 July, 2014

OSIWA has published its accomplishments in the year 2013.

The report highlights how civil society organisations in West African countries work to promote an freer and open society with support from OSIWA

Download full report here.

West Africa Civil Society Situation Report 4 July, 2014

04 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.

West Africa Civil Society Situation Report 27 June, 2014

03 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.

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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