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Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:12:40 +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/ 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. ]]> Job: Program Officer, Africa, Geneva Call, Geneva http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2405/Job-Program-Officer-Africa-Geneva-Call-Geneva-jobs-Africa.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2405/Job-Program-Officer-Africa-Geneva-Call-Geneva-jobs-Africa.htm#comments Thu, 06 Mar 2014 20:17:19 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2405/Job-Program-Officer-Africa-Geneva-Call-Geneva-jobs-Africa.htm Call for Applications - 2014 MILEAD Fellowship http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2404/Call-for-Applications---2014-MILEAD-Fellowship-Moremi-leadership.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2404/Call-for-Applications---2014-MILEAD-Fellowship-Moremi-leadership.htm#comments Tue, 04 Mar 2014 22:48:57 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2404/Call-for-Applications---2014-MILEAD-Fellowship-Moremi-leadership.htm Call for applications: Social Entrepreneurs Initiative for West Africa http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2403/Call-for-applications-Social-Entrepreneurs-Initiative-for-West-Africa-Youth-West-Africa-Corruption.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2403/Call-for-applications-Social-Entrepreneurs-Initiative-for-West-Africa-Youth-West-Africa-Corruption.htm#comments Tue, 04 Mar 2014 01:39:42 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2403/Call-for-applications-Social-Entrepreneurs-Initiative-for-West-Africa-Youth-West-Africa-Corruption.htm Transparency International, in collaboration with the Open Society Institute for West Africa (OSIWA), is launching a Social Entrepreneurs Initiative (SEI) for West Africa. The initiative aims to support innovative ideas from young people to boost transparency, accountability and the fight corruption in their communities. The application deadline is 10 March 2014. ]]> Call for Applications: Gender and Land Tenure, Codesria Gender Institute, 16 -27 June 2014, Dakar, Senegal http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2402/Call-for-Applications-Gender-and-Land-Tenure-Codesria-Gender-Institute-16--27-June-2014-Dakar-Senegal-Gender-CODESRIA-West-Africa-Institute.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2402/Call-for-Applications-Gender-and-Land-Tenure-Codesria-Gender-Institute-16--27-June-2014-Dakar-Senegal-Gender-CODESRIA-West-Africa-Institute.htm#comments Tue, 04 Mar 2014 01:20:27 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2402/Call-for-Applications-Gender-and-Land-Tenure-Codesria-Gender-Institute-16--27-June-2014-Dakar-Senegal-Gender-CODESRIA-West-Africa-Institute.htm Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa (CODESRIA) has organized a Gender Institute which brings together between 12 and 15 researchers for 3 weeks of concentrated debate, experience-sharing and knowledge-building. ]]> Guinea: Rapid Steps Needed to Ensure Credible Elections http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2399/Guinea-Rapid-Steps-Needed-to-Ensure-Credible-Elections-OSIWA-Guinea-Elections.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2399/Guinea-Rapid-Steps-Needed-to-Ensure-Credible-Elections-OSIWA-Guinea-Elections.htm#comments Mon, 03 Mar 2014 23:20:27 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2399/Guinea-Rapid-Steps-Needed-to-Ensure-Credible-Elections-OSIWA-Guinea-Elections.htm Aryeh Neier Fellowship Program http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2398/Aryeh-Neier-Fellowship-Program-OSF-Fellowship-Lawyers.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2398/Aryeh-Neier-Fellowship-Program-OSF-Fellowship-Lawyers.htm#comments Mon, 03 Mar 2014 22:28:18 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2398/Aryeh-Neier-Fellowship-Program-OSF-Fellowship-Lawyers.htm Aryeh Neier Fellowship Program is a two-year program of practical work experience designed to expand a network of lawyers and advocates working internationally on human rights issue. In 2014, four (4) fellowships will be awarded. Download Application form here. ]]> Aryeh App form Aryeh App form Call for Applications, Alexander von Humbolt Foundation, Germany, International Climate Protection Fellowships http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2395/Call-for-Applications-Alexander-von-Humbolt-Foundation-Germany-International-Climate-Protection-Fellowships-Africa-climate-change-Germany-Alexander-von-Humbolt-Foundation.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2395/Call-for-Applications-Alexander-von-Humbolt-Foundation-Germany-International-Climate-Protection-Fellowships-Africa-climate-change-Germany-Alexander-von-Humbolt-Foundation.htm#comments Sat, 01 Mar 2014 09:23:34 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2395/Call-for-Applications-Alexander-von-Humbolt-Foundation-Germany-International-Climate-Protection-Fellowships-Africa-climate-change-Germany-Alexander-von-Humbolt-Foundation.htm EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: 2 Programme Officers http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2393/EMPLOYMENT-OPPORTUNITY-2-Programme-Officers-gender-Ghana-women-men.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2393/EMPLOYMENT-OPPORTUNITY-2-Programme-Officers-gender-Ghana-women-men.htm#comments Fri, 21 Feb 2014 09:46:40 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2393/EMPLOYMENT-OPPORTUNITY-2-Programme-Officers-gender-Ghana-women-men.htm Joint Civil Society Response to the President’s 2014 State of the Nation Address http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2389/Joint-Civil-Society-Response-to-the-President’s-2014-State-of-the-Nation-Address-Liberia-civil-society-Ellen-Johnson.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2389/Joint-Civil-Society-Response-to-the-President’s-2014-State-of-the-Nation-Address-Liberia-civil-society-Ellen-Johnson.htm#comments Wed, 19 Feb 2014 08:41:08 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2389/Joint-Civil-Society-Response-to-the-President’s-2014-State-of-the-Nation-Address-Liberia-civil-society-Ellen-Johnson.htm Job: Advocacy Director, Open Society Foundations, New York http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2384/Job-Advocacy-Director-Open-Society-Foundations-New-York-George-Soros-Advocacy-Jobs-New-York-OSF.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2384/Job-Advocacy-Director-Open-Society-Foundations-New-York-George-Soros-Advocacy-Jobs-New-York-OSF.htm#comments Fri, 14 Feb 2014 17:14:38 +0400 http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2384/Job-Advocacy-Director-Open-Society-Foundations-New-York-George-Soros-Advocacy-Jobs-New-York-OSF.htm Open Society Justice InitiativeOffice: Open Society Foundations–New YorkLocation: New York Application InstructionsPlease email resume and cover letter with salary requirements by February 28, 2014, to: humanresources(at)opensocietyfoundations.org. Include job code in subject line: AD-OSJI. ]]> Request for Proposals: The MasterCard Foundation- Economic Opportunities for Youth http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2381/Request-for-Proposals-The-MasterCard-Foundation--Economic-Opportunities-for-Youth-Mastercard-Foundation-Youth.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2381/Request-for-Proposals-The-MasterCard-Foundation--Economic-Opportunities-for-Youth-Mastercard-Foundation-Youth.htm#comments Wed, 12 Feb 2014 08:57:15 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2381/Request-for-Proposals-The-MasterCard-Foundation--Economic-Opportunities-for-Youth-Mastercard-Foundation-Youth.htm The MasterCard Foundation has been an innovator and a major funder focused on the transition of young people into the workforce. ]]> Mastercard Foundation EOI Mastercard Foundation EOI Mastercard Foundation RFP Mastercard Foundation RFP West Africa Civil Society Situation Report - 7 February 2014 http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2379/West-Africa-Civil-Society-Situation-Report---7-February-2014-Democracy-development.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2379/West-Africa-Civil-Society-Situation-Report---7-February-2014-Democracy-development.htm#comments Mon, 10 Feb 2014 08:21:34 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2379/West-Africa-Civil-Society-Situation-Report---7-February-2014-Democracy-development.htm here. ]]> Sitrep 7 February Sitrep 7 February Grant: Participatory Government Grant for Commonwealth Foundation member Countries, Commonwealth Foundation, Deadline March 3 http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2378/Grant-Participatory-Government-Grant-for-Commonwealth-Foundation-member-Countries-Commonwealth-Foundation-Deadline-March-3.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2378/Grant-Participatory-Government-Grant-for-Commonwealth-Foundation-member-Countries-Commonwealth-Foundation-Deadline-March-3.htm#comments Thu, 06 Feb 2014 12:55:33 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2378/Grant-Participatory-Government-Grant-for-Commonwealth-Foundation-member-Countries-Commonwealth-Foundation-Deadline-March-3.htm resources section to apply. ]]> Stop Areva pressure on Niger! http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2377/Stop-Areva-pressure-on-Niger!-NIGER-OSIWA-France-Uranium.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2377/Stop-Areva-pressure-on-Niger!-NIGER-OSIWA-France-Uranium.htm#comments Thu, 06 Feb 2014 11:37:27 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2377/Stop-Areva-pressure-on-Niger!-NIGER-OSIWA-France-Uranium.htm 2014 CALL FOR PROPOSAL: Benin - Côte d'Ivoire - Ghana - Guinea - Liberia - Niger - Nigeria - Senegal - Sierra Leone http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2373/2014-CALL-FOR-PROPOSAL-Benin---Côte-d'Ivoire---Ghana---Guinea---Liberia---Niger---Nigeria---Senegal---Sierra-Leone.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2373/2014-CALL-FOR-PROPOSAL-Benin---Côte-d'Ivoire---Ghana---Guinea---Liberia---Niger---Nigeria---Senegal---Sierra-Leone.htm#comments Mon, 03 Feb 2014 15:43:25 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2373/2014-CALL-FOR-PROPOSAL-Benin---Côte-d'Ivoire---Ghana---Guinea---Liberia---Niger---Nigeria---Senegal---Sierra-Leone.htm osiwa call osiwa call West Africa Civil Society Situation Report http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2372/West-Africa-Civil-Society-Situation-Report.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2372/West-Africa-Civil-Society-Situation-Report.htm#comments Fri, 31 Jan 2014 14:52:14 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/2372/West-Africa-Civil-Society-Situation-Report.htm Apply Now: Training in Resource Mobilisation and Proposal Writing http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/1361/Apply-Now-Training-in-Resource-Mobilisation-and-Proposal-Writing-Trainings-for-CSOs.htm http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/1361/Apply-Now-Training-in-Resource-Mobilisation-and-Proposal-Writing-Trainings-for-CSOs.htm#comments Sat, 25 Jan 2014 06:38:20 +0400 Jimm Fomunjong http://www.wacsi.org/en/site/newsroom/1361/Apply-Now-Training-in-Resource-Mobilisation-and-Proposal-Writing-Trainings-for-CSOs.htm Application form Application form Call for Application Call for Application app form app form 2014 call for application 2014 call for application