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. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:43:29 +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/ 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 Governance and Food Security Short Term Contract http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2493/Governance-and-Food-Security-Short-Term-Contract-food-security-agriculture-OSIWA-Liberia-Sierra-Leone.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2493/Governance-and-Food-Security-Short-Term-Contract-food-security-agriculture-OSIWA-Liberia-Sierra-Leone.htm#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:06:49 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2493/Governance-and-Food-Security-Short-Term-Contract-food-security-agriculture-OSIWA-Liberia-Sierra-Leone.htm 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. ]]> TMG Vacancy Announcement - Nigeria http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2485/TMG-Vacancy-Announcement---Nigeria-Nigeria-Jobs-election.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2485/TMG-Vacancy-Announcement---Nigeria-Nigeria-Jobs-election.htm#comments Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:28:43 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2485/TMG-Vacancy-Announcement---Nigeria-Nigeria-Jobs-election.htm TMG TMG Our Stories: An OSIWA Publication http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2481/Our-Stories-An-OSIWA-Publication-OSIWA-West-Africa.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2481/Our-Stories-An-OSIWA-Publication-OSIWA-West-Africa.htm#comments Mon, 14 Jul 2014 10:44:51 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2481/Our-Stories-An-OSIWA-Publication-OSIWA-West-Africa.htm OSIWA.  Download full report here. ]]> OSIWA stories OSIWA stories Not Just in Transit: Drugs, the State and Society in West Africa http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2473/Not-Just-in-Transit-Drugs-the-State-and-Society-in-West-Africa-WACD-Kofi-Annan-Olusegun-Obasanjo-West-Africa-OSIWA.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2473/Not-Just-in-Transit-Drugs-the-State-and-Society-in-West-Africa-WACD-Kofi-Annan-Olusegun-Obasanjo-West-Africa-OSIWA.htm#comments Wed, 18 Jun 2014 11:14:26 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2473/Not-Just-in-Transit-Drugs-the-State-and-Society-in-West-Africa-WACD-Kofi-Annan-Olusegun-Obasanjo-West-Africa-OSIWA.htm Independent Report of the West Africa Commission on Drugs The report is the culmination of one and a half years of engagement by the Commission with national, regional and international parties including the African Union (AU), the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). It is informed by a series of background papers, drafted by leading experts from Africa and beyond. ]]> WACD report English version WACD report English version West African Advocacy Fellowship on Drug Policy Reform http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2468/West-African-Advocacy-Fellowship-on-Drug-Policy-Reform-Africa-London-West-African-Advocacy-Fellowship-on-Drug-Policy-Reform-campaigning-drug-policy-reform-human-rights-law-enforcement-agencies-media.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2468/West-African-Advocacy-Fellowship-on-Drug-Policy-Reform-Africa-London-West-African-Advocacy-Fellowship-on-Drug-Policy-Reform-campaigning-drug-policy-reform-human-rights-law-enforcement-agencies-media.htm#comments Mon, 16 Jun 2014 04:27:15 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2468/West-African-Advocacy-Fellowship-on-Drug-Policy-Reform-Africa-London-West-African-Advocacy-Fellowship-on-Drug-Policy-Reform-campaigning-drug-policy-reform-human-rights-law-enforcement-agencies-media.htm Open Society Initiative for West Africa invite applications for the 2014 West African Advocacy Fellowship Program on Drug Policy Reform. Fellows will be hosted by the drug policy organization Release in London. Application Deadline: July 31, 2014. ]]> Trainees Commend WACSI as the Institute Deepens their Understanding of RtoP http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2463/Trainees-Commend-WACSI-as-the-Institute-Deepens-their-Understanding-of-RtoP-Gambia-Nigeria-Sierra-Leone-Institute.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2463/Trainees-Commend-WACSI-as-the-Institute-Deepens-their-Understanding-of-RtoP-Gambia-Nigeria-Sierra-Leone-Institute.htm#comments Fri, 06 Jun 2014 10:10:02 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2463/Trainees-Commend-WACSI-as-the-Institute-Deepens-their-Understanding-of-RtoP-Gambia-Nigeria-Sierra-Leone-Institute.htm West Africa Civil Society Situation Report - 6 June, 2014 http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2461/West-Africa-Civil-Society-Situation-Report---6-June-2014-West-africa-civil-society-news-report-ECOWAS-Burkina-Faso-Ivoire-Ghana-Mali-Nigeria-Senegal-Sierra-Leone-Togo-Africa-Knowledge-Hub-Jobs-Events-Philanthropy-Opinions-responsibility-to-protect-humanity-united.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2461/West-Africa-Civil-Society-Situation-Report---6-June-2014-West-africa-civil-society-news-report-ECOWAS-Burkina-Faso-Ivoire-Ghana-Mali-Nigeria-Senegal-Sierra-Leone-Togo-Africa-Knowledge-Hub-Jobs-Events-Philanthropy-Opinions-responsibility-to-protect-humanity-united.htm#comments Fri, 06 Jun 2014 09:55:48 +0400 http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2461/West-Africa-Civil-Society-Situation-Report---6-June-2014-West-africa-civil-society-news-report-ECOWAS-Burkina-Faso-Ivoire-Ghana-Mali-Nigeria-Senegal-Sierra-Leone-Togo-Africa-Knowledge-Hub-Jobs-Events-Philanthropy-Opinions-responsibility-to-protect-humanity-united.htm Situation Report 6 June, 2014 Situation Report 6 June, 2014 African Women’s Development Fund for Organizations working on Women Empowerment in Africa http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2460/African-Women’s-Development-Fund-for-Organizations-working-on-Women-Empowerment-in-Africa-Women-African-Development.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2460/African-Women’s-Development-Fund-for-Organizations-working-on-Women-Empowerment-in-Africa-Women-African-Development.htm#comments Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:52:05 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2460/African-Women’s-Development-Fund-for-Organizations-working-on-Women-Empowerment-in-Africa-Women-African-Development.htm Women Empowerment in Africa can send application to African Women’s Development Fund (AWDF) for institutional capacity-building and program development. The AWDF supports local, national, sub-regional and regional organizations in Africa with the grant money to strengthen their organizational capacity. Deadline: Ongoing ]]> Transparency International Announces Winners of the 2014 Social Entrepreneurs Initiative for West Africa http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2459/Transparency-International-Announces-Winners-of-the-2014-Social-Entrepreneurs-Initiative-for-West-Africa-Transparency-International-Social-Innovation-Nigeria-Cote-d'Ivoire.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2459/Transparency-International-Announces-Winners-of-the-2014-Social-Entrepreneurs-Initiative-for-West-Africa-Transparency-International-Social-Innovation-Nigeria-Cote-d'Ivoire.htm#comments Thu, 05 Jun 2014 12:02:34 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2459/Transparency-International-Announces-Winners-of-the-2014-Social-Entrepreneurs-Initiative-for-West-Africa-Transparency-International-Social-Innovation-Nigeria-Cote-d'Ivoire.htm Communique: Call on Citizens Observer Grou ups in West Africa to champion Electoral Reforms http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2458/Communique-Call-on-Citizens-Observer-Grou-ups-in-West-Africa-to-champion-Electoral-Reforms-Elections-West-Africa-observers-Ghana-Liberia-Togo-Birkina-Faso.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2458/Communique-Call-on-Citizens-Observer-Grou-ups-in-West-Africa-to-champion-Electoral-Reforms-Elections-West-Africa-observers-Ghana-Liberia-Togo-Birkina-Faso.htm#comments Thu, 05 Jun 2014 11:53:24 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2458/Communique-Call-on-Citizens-Observer-Grou-ups-in-West-Africa-to-champion-Electoral-Reforms-Elections-West-Africa-observers-Ghana-Liberia-Togo-Birkina-Faso.htm MINDS’ Annual Youth Dialogue and Workshops http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2457/MINDS’-Annual-Youth-Dialogue-and-Workshops-Youth-dialogue-worskshops-MINDS-development-WACSI.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2457/MINDS’-Annual-Youth-Dialogue-and-Workshops-Youth-dialogue-worskshops-MINDS-development-WACSI.htm#comments Thu, 05 Jun 2014 09:01:49 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2457/MINDS’-Annual-Youth-Dialogue-and-Workshops-Youth-dialogue-worskshops-MINDS-development-WACSI.htm Mandela Institute for Development Studies (MINDS) is an Africa-wide think-tank which provides a forum for dialogue, information dissemination and networking, underpinned by rigorous research on the different aspects of Africa Heritage, development issues in Africa, and youth programme in electoral and governance processes. ]]> MINDS IV MINDS IV Selection criteria Selection criteria Nexus Fund Fellowship (focus on ending mass atrocities/genocide prevention), DC http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2454/Nexus-Fund-Fellowship-(focus-on-ending-mass-atrocitiesgenocide-prevention)-DC-Mass-atrocities-Nexus-Fund-Fellowship-genocide-RtoP.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2454/Nexus-Fund-Fellowship-(focus-on-ending-mass-atrocitiesgenocide-prevention)-DC-Mass-atrocities-Nexus-Fund-Fellowship-genocide-RtoP.htm#comments Thu, 29 May 2014 05:55:23 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2454/Nexus-Fund-Fellowship-(focus-on-ending-mass-atrocitiesgenocide-prevention)-DC-Mass-atrocities-Nexus-Fund-Fellowship-genocide-RtoP.htm Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders: Call for Applications http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2451/Tomorrow’s-Peacebuilders-Call-for-Applications-Peacebuilder-Peace-Direct-conflict.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2451/Tomorrow’s-Peacebuilders-Call-for-Applications-Peacebuilder-Peace-Direct-conflict.htm#comments Fri, 23 May 2014 11:13:53 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2451/Tomorrow’s-Peacebuilders-Call-for-Applications-Peacebuilder-Peace-Direct-conflict.htm Peace Direct’s ‘Tomorrow’s Peacebuilders’ competition. All applications must be received by 21 July 2014. ]]> Mo Ibrahim Foundation: The Research Department is Recruiting http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2448/Mo-Ibrahim-Foundation-The-Research-Department-is-Recruiting-Mo-Ibrahim-Research-Job-London.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2448/Mo-Ibrahim-Foundation-The-Research-Department-is-Recruiting-Mo-Ibrahim-Research-Job-London.htm#comments Mon, 19 May 2014 12:42:09 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2448/Mo-Ibrahim-Foundation-The-Research-Department-is-Recruiting-Mo-Ibrahim-Research-Job-London.htm Call for Applications Projects: Technologies for Good Governance http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2440/Call-for-Applications-Projects-Technologies-for-Good-Governance-OSIWA-Technologies-Good-Governance-Projects-West-Africa-Capacity-building-civil-society.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2440/Call-for-Applications-Projects-Technologies-for-Good-Governance-OSIWA-Technologies-Good-Governance-Projects-West-Africa-Capacity-building-civil-society.htm#comments Wed, 30 Apr 2014 16:56:28 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2440/Call-for-Applications-Projects-Technologies-for-Good-Governance-OSIWA-Technologies-Good-Governance-Projects-West-Africa-Capacity-building-civil-society.htm OSIWA and CTIC Dakar are launching a Technologies for Good Governance program named “OPEN SOCIETIC”. ]]> Open SOCIETIC Open SOCIETIC In an unequal world, we need inclusive growth http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2438/In-an-unequal-world-we-need-inclusive-growth-Jim-Yong-Kim-World-Bank-World-Bank-Group-Inclusive-growth-Equality-development-India.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2438/In-an-unequal-world-we-need-inclusive-growth-Jim-Yong-Kim-World-Bank-World-Bank-Group-Inclusive-growth-Equality-development-India.htm#comments Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:28:32 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2438/In-an-unequal-world-we-need-inclusive-growth-Jim-Yong-Kim-World-Bank-World-Bank-Group-Inclusive-growth-Equality-development-India.htm Global Leaders pledge new action to boost development co-operation in Mexico http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2435/Global-Leaders-pledge-new-action-to-boost-development-co-operation-in-Mexico-Mexico-Global-Leaders-development.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2435/Global-Leaders-pledge-new-action-to-boost-development-co-operation-in-Mexico-Mexico-Global-Leaders-development.htm#comments Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:44:54 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2435/Global-Leaders-pledge-new-action-to-boost-development-co-operation-in-Mexico-Mexico-Global-Leaders-development.htm High-Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Co-operation today. ]]> WEST AFRICA EXECUTIVE COURSE ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND DRUG POLICY http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2433/WEST-AFRICA-EXECUTIVE-COURSE-ON-HUMAN-RIGHTS-AND-DRUG-POLICY-Human-Rights-Drug-Policy-West-Africa.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2433/WEST-AFRICA-EXECUTIVE-COURSE-ON-HUMAN-RIGHTS-AND-DRUG-POLICY-Human-Rights-Drug-Policy-West-Africa.htm#comments Tue, 15 Apr 2014 14:14:16 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2433/WEST-AFRICA-EXECUTIVE-COURSE-ON-HUMAN-RIGHTS-AND-DRUG-POLICY-Human-Rights-Drug-Policy-West-Africa.htm Call for Applications - The West Africa Peacebuilding Institute (WAPI) 2014 http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2427/Call-for-Applications---The-West-Africa-Peacebuilding-Institute-(WAPI)-2014-Koffi-Annan-WANEP-KAIPTC-WAPI-Peacebuilding-West-Africa.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2427/Call-for-Applications---The-West-Africa-Peacebuilding-Institute-(WAPI)-2014-Koffi-Annan-WANEP-KAIPTC-WAPI-Peacebuilding-West-Africa.htm#comments Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:31:03 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2427/Call-for-Applications---The-West-Africa-Peacebuilding-Institute-(WAPI)-2014-Koffi-Annan-WANEP-KAIPTC-WAPI-Peacebuilding-West-Africa.htm West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP) in partnership with the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Centre (KAIPTC) would like to announce the start of admissions to the West Africa Peacebuilding Institute (WAPI) 2014 training session. ]]> WAPI call for Application WAPI call for Application WAPI App form WAPI App form WAPI Call 2014 WAPI Call 2014 Transitional Justice in Africa Fellowship http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2419/Transitional-Justice-in-Africa-Fellowship-The-Hague-Justice-Reconciliation.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2419/Transitional-Justice-in-Africa-Fellowship-The-Hague-Justice-Reconciliation.htm#comments Tue, 25 Mar 2014 11:26:37 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2419/Transitional-Justice-in-Africa-Fellowship-The-Hague-Justice-Reconciliation.htm Job Opening: Liberia Country Program Coordinator http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2416/Job-Opening-Liberia-Country-Program-Coordinator-OSIWA-Liberia-jobs.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2416/Job-Opening-Liberia-Country-Program-Coordinator-OSIWA-Liberia-jobs.htm#comments Tue, 18 Mar 2014 16:15:21 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2416/Job-Opening-Liberia-Country-Program-Coordinator-OSIWA-Liberia-jobs.htm West Africa Civil Society Situation Report - 14 March http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2415/West-Africa-Civil-Society-Situation-Report---14-March-Ghana-Liberia-civil-society-Nigeria-mining-corruption-reconciliation-Gambia-AIDs-conference.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2415/West-Africa-Civil-Society-Situation-Report---14-March-Ghana-Liberia-civil-society-Nigeria-mining-corruption-reconciliation-Gambia-AIDs-conference.htm#comments Mon, 17 Mar 2014 11:49:03 +0400 http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2415/West-Africa-Civil-Society-Situation-Report---14-March-Ghana-Liberia-civil-society-Nigeria-mining-corruption-reconciliation-Gambia-AIDs-conference.htm West Africa Civil Society Situation Report - 14 March 2014 West Africa Civil Society Situation Report - 14 March 2014 OSF's Program on Independent Journalism Seeks a New Director http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2413/OSF's-Program-on-Independent-Journalism-Seeks-a-New-Director-OSF-journalism-George-Soros-job-opportunity.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2413/OSF's-Program-on-Independent-Journalism-Seeks-a-New-Director-OSF-journalism-George-Soros-job-opportunity.htm#comments Wed, 12 Mar 2014 20:41:52 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2413/OSF's-Program-on-Independent-Journalism-Seeks-a-New-Director-OSF-journalism-George-Soros-job-opportunity.htm Position Announcement: Program Officer, Governance and Human Rights, West Africa Democracy, Rights and Justice http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2408/Position-Announcement-Program-Officer-Governance-and-Human-Rights-West-Africa-Democracy-Rights-and-Justice-Governance-Human-rights-Ford-Foundation-Lagos-Nigeria.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2408/Position-Announcement-Program-Officer-Governance-and-Human-Rights-West-Africa-Democracy-Rights-and-Justice-Governance-Human-rights-Ford-Foundation-Lagos-Nigeria.htm#comments Sat, 08 Mar 2014 22:07:33 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2408/Position-Announcement-Program-Officer-Governance-and-Human-Rights-West-Africa-Democracy-Rights-and-Justice-Governance-Human-rights-Ford-Foundation-Lagos-Nigeria.htm Ford Foundation seeks to hire a dynamic, creative and innovative leader to serve as Program Officer in Governance and Human Rights unit. Applications are due by April 28, 2014. ]]>