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West Africa Civil Society Institute


Updates on current activities and developments within the Institute and across the sub-region

Upcoming Events

Call for Application: African Women Leadership Institute (AWLI) by AMwA and WACSI

27 January, 2014

The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) in partnership with Akina Mama WA Afrika (AMwA) is pleased to invite applications from interested and qualified persons to a 5-day training on “Economic Justice for Women working in the Oil and Gas sector”. 

Group exercise at a WACSI Training (photo: WACSI)

Apply Now: Training in Resource Mobilisation and Proposal Writing

25 January, 2014

WACSI seeks to strengthen the resource mobilisation skills of civil society practitioners and equip them with innovative skills and strategies to access increased donor funds. 

Participant at a WACSI training in Liberia (photo: WACSI)

Deadline Extended - Call for Applications: Financial Management and Budgetary Control Training

01 August, 2013

Application Deadline: Wednesday August 7 2013.

Participants at a WACSI Training (photo: WACSI)

Call for Applications: Communication Skills and Strategies Course for CSOs in West Africa

18 June, 2013

Deadline for applications: Friday 12 July, 2013.


Empowered CSO Practitioners at a WACSI Training (photo: Bethel Boateng)

Improve your Personal Productivity Skills

18 January, 2013

Call for Applications: Specialised Training in Personal Productivity Skills for CSOs in West Africa.


Participants at a Policy Advocacy Training (photo: Assiatou Diallo)

Call for Applications: Specialised Training in Policy Engagement and Advocacy

08 June, 2012

Deadline for submission of application is Friday June 15, 2012.

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.

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If you would like to attend our training or workshop, please fill out our online application here.