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Job Opportunity: Associate Communications Officer

12 January, 2015

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 and works to support the creation of open societies in West Africa marked by functioning democracy, good governance, rule of law, basic freedoms, and widespread civic participation. It has offices in Abuja, Monrovia, Freetown and Conakry.

West Africa Civil Society Situation Report 29 Nov - 18 Dec 2014

24 December, 2014

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.

West Africa Civil Society Situation Report 15 - 28 November, 2014

03 December, 2014

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. 

Job Vacancy: Project Manager, WACSOF

02 December, 2014

WACSOF is hiring a bilingual project manager with strong human rights and good governance background. The opportunity expires on 5 December so please react urgently if interested. 

Research on “The Status Of Civil Society Organisations’ (CSOs) Sustainability In Ghana: Challenges, Solutions and Prospects”

24 November, 2014

The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI), with support from STAR-Ghana, invites you to participate in a research on the “Status of Civil Society Organisations’ Sustainability in Ghana”. 

The Emerging Institutions Fellowship Program, Africa

24 November, 2014

The Emerging Institutions Fellowship Program (EIFP) (our Africa Fellowship) provides hands-on service opportunities for young business and development professionals from around the world at Africa’s leading for-profit and nonprofit firms. It is designed to match financial capital invested in emerging African businesses with the human capital needed to take these institutions to scale.

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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