West Africa Civil Society Insitute (WACSI) topic Civil Society News feed http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/ The latest articles having topic Civil Society News. Sat, 01 Nov 2014 05:16:38 +0400 http://code.campware.org/projects/campsite geo hourly 1 http://www.wacsi.org//templates/skins/greenpiece/logo2/logo.png West Africa Civil Society Insitute (WACSI) News http://www.wacsi.org/en/ Research Opportunity: The Status of Civil Society Organisations’ Sustainability in Ghana http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2572/Research-Opportunity-The-Status-of-Civil-Society-Organisations’-Sustainability-in-Ghana.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2572/Research-Opportunity-The-Status-of-Civil-Society-Organisations’-Sustainability-in-Ghana.htm#comments Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:52:54 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2572/Research-Opportunity-The-Status-of-Civil-Society-Organisations’-Sustainability-in-Ghana.htm STAR-Ghana, the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) is pleased launch the call to conduct a nationwide research on the “status of civil society sustainability in Ghana” as part of a 3 year sustainability project designed for civil society in Ghana. The project aims to raise awareness, disseminate knowledge, build capacity and advocate for issues pertinent to the sustainability of the civil society sector and its constituents in the ten (10) regions of the country. ]]> Sustainability TOR Sustainability TOR Logo Competition: Election Situation Report http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2570/Logo-Competition-Election-Situation-Report-Election-Africa-OSIWA.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2570/Logo-Competition-Election-Situation-Report-Election-Africa-OSIWA.htm#comments Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:49:44 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2570/Logo-Competition-Election-Situation-Report-Election-Africa-OSIWA.htm Open Society Foundation for West Africa (OSIWA) invites designers to submit logos for consideration in the Election Situation Room (ESR) logo contest.  ]]> EBOLA: Don’t be Complacent http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2564/EBOLA-Don’t-be-Complacent-Ebola.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2564/EBOLA-Don’t-be-Complacent-Ebola.htm#comments Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:31:09 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2564/EBOLA-Don’t-be-Complacent-Ebola.htm CIVIL SOCIETY CALLS FOR AN END TO DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN IN TRADITIONAL LEADERSHIP http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2563/CIVIL-SOCIETY-CALLS-FOR-AN-END-TO-DISCRIMINATION-AGAINST-WOMEN-IN-TRADITIONAL-LEADERSHIP-CIVICUS-civil-society-discrimination.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2563/CIVIL-SOCIETY-CALLS-FOR-AN-END-TO-DISCRIMINATION-AGAINST-WOMEN-IN-TRADITIONAL-LEADERSHIP-CIVICUS-civil-society-discrimination.htm#comments Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:52:04 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2563/CIVIL-SOCIETY-CALLS-FOR-AN-END-TO-DISCRIMINATION-AGAINST-WOMEN-IN-TRADITIONAL-LEADERSHIP-CIVICUS-civil-society-discrimination.htm IREX Job Vacancy: Finance/Operations Manager http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2562/IREX-Job-Vacancy-FinanceOperations-Manager-IREX.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2562/IREX-Job-Vacancy-FinanceOperations-Manager-IREX.htm#comments Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:12:53 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2562/IREX-Job-Vacancy-FinanceOperations-Manager-IREX.htm AWDF Job Vacancy: Communications and Fundraising Specialist http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2561/AWDF-Job-Vacancy-Communications-and-Fundraising-Specialist-AWDF-job-communications.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2561/AWDF-Job-Vacancy-Communications-and-Fundraising-Specialist-AWDF-job-communications.htm#comments Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:26:09 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2561/AWDF-Job-Vacancy-Communications-and-Fundraising-Specialist-AWDF-job-communications.htm African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF), an Africa wide women’s rights grant making foundation based in Accra, Ghana requires the services of a Communications and Fundraising Specialist who will work within the Office of the Chief Executive Officer. ]]> TrustAfrica Vacancy: Communications Officer http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2560/TrustAfrica-Vacancy-Communications-Officer-Jobs-TrustAfrica.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2560/TrustAfrica-Vacancy-Communications-Officer-Jobs-TrustAfrica.htm#comments Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:18:32 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2560/TrustAfrica-Vacancy-Communications-Officer-Jobs-TrustAfrica.htm TrustAfrica. Job Title: Communications Officer Reports to: Executive Director Supervises: Web Development and Maintenance Team Liaises with: All staff Job Location: Dakar, with regular international travel Deadline for application: 15 November 2014 ]]> Launch of CFLI Programme 2014-15 - Embassy of Canada http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2558/Launch-of-CFLI-Programme-2014-15---Embassy-of-Canada-Senegal-The-Gambia-funding-corruption-West-Africa-Civil-Society.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2558/Launch-of-CFLI-Programme-2014-15---Embassy-of-Canada-Senegal-The-Gambia-funding-corruption-West-Africa-Civil-Society.htm#comments Wed, 15 Oct 2014 11:01:23 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2558/Launch-of-CFLI-Programme-2014-15---Embassy-of-Canada-Senegal-The-Gambia-funding-corruption-West-Africa-Civil-Society.htm Canada CFLI Canada CFLI CFLI CFLI CFLI CFLI Executive Director: Centre for Citizens’ Participation on the African Union (CCPAU) http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2557/Executive-Director-Centre-for-Citizens’-Participation-on-the-African-Union-(CCPAU)-CCPAU-Executive-Director-jobs-Kenya.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2557/Executive-Director-Centre-for-Citizens’-Participation-on-the-African-Union-(CCPAU)-CCPAU-Executive-Director-jobs-Kenya.htm#comments Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:03:32 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2557/Executive-Director-Centre-for-Citizens’-Participation-on-the-African-Union-(CCPAU)-CCPAU-Executive-Director-jobs-Kenya.htm attached documents for more details on the position. Search Closes 30th October 2014 To apply: Send resume and cover letter to recruitment@ccpau.org ]]> CCPAU ED CCPAU ED Oxfam Call for Consultancy http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2555/Oxfam-Call-for-Consultancy-Oxfam-jobs-consultancy.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2555/Oxfam-Call-for-Consultancy-Oxfam-jobs-consultancy.htm#comments Mon, 13 Oct 2014 09:51:22 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2555/Oxfam-Call-for-Consultancy-Oxfam-jobs-consultancy.htm here.  To apply for the consultancy, please send your application to  somaliajobs@oxfam.org.uk ]]> Oxfam TOR Oxfam TOR ENewsletter, September 2014 http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/publications/2554/ENewsletter-September-2014-Ebola-Naymote-Liberia-civil-society-capacity-building.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/publications/2554/ENewsletter-September-2014-Ebola-Naymote-Liberia-civil-society-capacity-building.htm#comments Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:31:01 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/publications/2554/ENewsletter-September-2014-Ebola-Naymote-Liberia-civil-society-capacity-building.htm here. ]]> CALL FOR APPLICATION: Regional training and capacity building workshop for francophone civil society organizations http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2553/CALL-FOR-APPLICATION-Regional-training-and-capacity-building-workshop-for-francophone-civil-society-organizations-capacity-building-Benin-civil-society-organisations-multinational-companies.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2553/CALL-FOR-APPLICATION-Regional-training-and-capacity-building-workshop-for-francophone-civil-society-organizations-capacity-building-Benin-civil-society-organisations-multinational-companies.htm#comments Thu, 09 Oct 2014 13:30:01 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2553/CALL-FOR-APPLICATION-Regional-training-and-capacity-building-workshop-for-francophone-civil-society-organizations-capacity-building-Benin-civil-society-organisations-multinational-companies.htm 2015 Mandela Washington Fellowship Application Now Available http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2550/2015-Mandela-Washington-Fellowship-Application-Now-Available-Sustainability-civil-society-youth-YALI-Obama-CSOs-capacity-building.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2550/2015-Mandela-Washington-Fellowship-Application-Now-Available-Sustainability-civil-society-youth-YALI-Obama-CSOs-capacity-building.htm#comments Tue, 07 Oct 2014 09:44:14 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2550/2015-Mandela-Washington-Fellowship-Application-Now-Available-Sustainability-civil-society-youth-YALI-Obama-CSOs-capacity-building.htm https://youngafricanleaders.state.gov/ ]]> Vacancies in Oxfam West Africa Regional Center - Deputy Regional Director & Regional Humanitarian Coordinator http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2541/Vacancies-in-Oxfam-West-Africa-Regional-Center---Deputy-Regional-Director--Regional-Humanitarian-Coordinator-Oxfam-Dakar-West-Africa.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2541/Vacancies-in-Oxfam-West-Africa-Regional-Center---Deputy-Regional-Director--Regional-Humanitarian-Coordinator-Oxfam-Dakar-West-Africa.htm#comments Fri, 03 Oct 2014 10:12:55 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2541/Vacancies-in-Oxfam-West-Africa-Regional-Center---Deputy-Regional-Director--Regional-Humanitarian-Coordinator-Oxfam-Dakar-West-Africa.htm Program Associate – West Africa | Search for Common Ground http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2537/Program-Associate-–-West-Africa-|-Search-for-Common-Ground-Program-Associate-Job-Search-for-Common-Ground-Washington.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2537/Program-Associate-–-West-Africa-|-Search-for-Common-Ground-Program-Associate-Job-Search-for-Common-Ground-Washington.htm#comments Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:59:56 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2537/Program-Associate-–-West-Africa-|-Search-for-Common-Ground-Program-Associate-Job-Search-for-Common-Ground-Washington.htm A Call to Action: Faith for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Reproductive Rights Post 2015 Development Agenda http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2536/A-Call-to-Action-Faith-for-Sexual-and-Reproductive-Health-and-Reproductive-Rights-Post-2015-Development-Agenda-UNFPA-Faith-Cal-to-action-UNGA-Reproductive-health.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2536/A-Call-to-Action-Faith-for-Sexual-and-Reproductive-Health-and-Reproductive-Rights-Post-2015-Development-Agenda-UNFPA-Faith-Cal-to-action-UNGA-Reproductive-health.htm#comments Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:56:18 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2536/A-Call-to-Action-Faith-for-Sexual-and-Reproductive-Health-and-Reproductive-Rights-Post-2015-Development-Agenda-UNFPA-Faith-Cal-to-action-UNGA-Reproductive-health.htm Declaration Declaration participants list participants list Call for Applications, IREX, Community Solutions Program http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2535/Call-for-Applications-IREX-Community-Solutions-Program-IREX-Community-Solutions-program-Transparency--Accountability-Tolerance--CR-Environment--Gender.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2535/Call-for-Applications-IREX-Community-Solutions-Program-IREX-Community-Solutions-program-Transparency--Accountability-Tolerance--CR-Environment--Gender.htm#comments Tue, 23 Sep 2014 10:29:06 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2535/Call-for-Applications-IREX-Community-Solutions-Program-IREX-Community-Solutions-program-Transparency--Accountability-Tolerance--CR-Environment--Gender.htm Community Solutions Program. Please see the application instructions for more information on how to apply. All application are due by 11:59 AM EDT on Monday, October 27, 2014. ]]> EU-ECOWAS Peace, Security Strengthening Project for Implementation in 2015 http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2532/EU-ECOWAS-Peace-Security-Strengthening-Project-for-Implementation-in-2015-ECOWAS-Peace-Security-capacity-building.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2532/EU-ECOWAS-Peace-Security-Strengthening-Project-for-Implementation-in-2015-ECOWAS-Peace-Security-capacity-building.htm#comments Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:21:50 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2532/EU-ECOWAS-Peace-Security-Strengthening-Project-for-Implementation-in-2015-ECOWAS-Peace-Security-capacity-building.htm ECOWAS region will enter its implementation phase in 2015.  ]]> Civil Society Statement on the Current Ebola Crisis in West Africa http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2527/Civil-Society-Statement-on-the-Current-Ebola-Crisis-in-West-Africa-Ebola-civil-society-West-Africa.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2527/Civil-Society-Statement-on-the-Current-Ebola-Crisis-in-West-Africa-Ebola-civil-society-West-Africa.htm#comments Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:18:12 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2527/Civil-Society-Statement-on-the-Current-Ebola-Crisis-in-West-Africa-Ebola-civil-society-West-Africa.htm Funding Opportunity for Ghanaian Journalists - Phase Two http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2514/Funding-Opportunity-for-Ghanaian-Journalists---Phase-Two-funding-Ghana-Journalists.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2514/Funding-Opportunity-for-Ghanaian-Journalists---Phase-Two-funding-Ghana-Journalists.htm#comments Thu, 07 Aug 2014 15:38:44 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2514/Funding-Opportunity-for-Ghanaian-Journalists---Phase-Two-funding-Ghana-Journalists.htm Maiden Edition of the Model ECOWAS Summit http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2512/Maiden-Edition-of-the-Model-ECOWAS-Summit-civil-societyWACSI-summit-ecowas-west-africa-youth-unmployment-accra-international-community-united-nations-ghana-guinea-nigeria-togo-cameroon-benin-conference-communique-final-heads-state-government-authority-specialised-technica.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2512/Maiden-Edition-of-the-Model-ECOWAS-Summit-civil-societyWACSI-summit-ecowas-west-africa-youth-unmployment-accra-international-community-united-nations-ghana-guinea-nigeria-togo-cameroon-benin-conference-communique-final-heads-state-government-authority-specialised-technica.htm#comments Thu, 07 Aug 2014 13:11:47 +0400 http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2512/Maiden-Edition-of-the-Model-ECOWAS-Summit-civil-societyWACSI-summit-ecowas-west-africa-youth-unmployment-accra-international-community-united-nations-ghana-guinea-nigeria-togo-cameroon-benin-conference-communique-final-heads-state-government-authority-specialised-technica.htm 2014 Model ECOWAS Summit Final Communique 2014 Model ECOWAS Summit Final Communique Ebola outbreak update: Ministry of Health and Sanitation Emergency Operations Center (EOC) http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2511/Ebola-outbreak-update-Ministry-of-Health-and-Sanitation--Emergency-Operations-Center-(EOC)-Ebola-Sierra-Leone-West-Africa.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2511/Ebola-outbreak-update-Ministry-of-Health-and-Sanitation--Emergency-Operations-Center-(EOC)-Ebola-Sierra-Leone-West-Africa.htm#comments Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:50:06 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2511/Ebola-outbreak-update-Ministry-of-Health-and-Sanitation--Emergency-Operations-Center-(EOC)-Ebola-Sierra-Leone-West-Africa.htm Provide written input for PGA's Stock-taking on the Post-2015 Development Agenda http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2510/Provide-written-input-for-PGA's-Stock-taking-on-the-Post-2015-Development-Agenda-post--2015-development.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2510/Provide-written-input-for-PGA's-Stock-taking-on-the-Post-2015-Development-Agenda-post--2015-development.htm#comments Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:13:08 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2510/Provide-written-input-for-PGA's-Stock-taking-on-the-Post-2015-Development-Agenda-post--2015-development.htm Terms of Reference Nigeria Country Strategy: Post-2015 MDGs on the Ground Shared Framework Consultant http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2502/Terms-of-Reference-Nigeria-Country-Strategy-Post-2015-MDGs-on-the-Ground-Shared-Framework-Consultant-OSIWA-Nigeria-Post-2015-Abuja-OSF.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2502/Terms-of-Reference-Nigeria-Country-Strategy-Post-2015-MDGs-on-the-Ground-Shared-Framework-Consultant-OSIWA-Nigeria-Post-2015-Abuja-OSF.htm#comments Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:36:26 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2502/Terms-of-Reference-Nigeria-Country-Strategy-Post-2015-MDGs-on-the-Ground-Shared-Framework-Consultant-OSIWA-Nigeria-Post-2015-Abuja-OSF.htm 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. ]]> West Africa Civil Society Situation Report 18 July, 2014 http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2495/West-Africa-Civil-Society-Situation-Report-18-July-2014-Burkina-Faso-Ghana-Ebola-CSOs.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2495/West-Africa-Civil-Society-Situation-Report-18-July-2014-Burkina-Faso-Ghana-Ebola-CSOs.htm#comments Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:45:51 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2495/West-Africa-Civil-Society-Situation-Report-18-July-2014-Burkina-Faso-Ghana-Ebola-CSOs.htm here.  ]]> West Africa Situation Report 18 July West Africa Situation Report 18 July West Africa Situation Report 18 July West Africa Situation Report 18 July