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West Africa Civil Society Institute


WACSI adds value to civil society existence, effectiveness and efficiency in West Africa

Training Courses

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Networking and Alliance Building

Application Deadline: August 17, 2016 Advocacy as a participatory process for development cannot be achieved in isolation. Networking and Alliance Building are two strategic components necessary in pursuing desired advocacy goals effectively. This course aims to expose civil society practitioners to the process of instituting networks at local, national and international levels and...

26-27 June, 2014

12-14 October, 2015

19-23 September, 2016

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Rights-based Approach to Development

Application Deadline: October 25 2014 Venue: Accra, Ghana The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) is pleased to welcome your application to participate in its course on “Rights-based Approach to Development (RBAD) Training” for CSOs in West Africa. The RBAD training seeks to introduce participants to the concept of rights-based approach to development; specifically to...

26-29 August, 2013

17-19 November, 2014

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Results-Based Monitoring and Evaluation

Application deadline: June 29, 2015 The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) invites you to apply for a specialised training on Results Based Monitoring and Evaluation. This module will enable you to professionally assess the efficiency, effectiveness and impact of your projects/interventions and organisational performance. Results-Based Monitoring and evaluation enhances the...

03-06 August, 2015

05-07 November, 2014

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Policy Advocacy and Engagement

Application deadline: September 07, 2015 This course gives participants a thorough understanding of theories of change and how to influence processes in their own context to achieve social, political and policy change. Participants will build on existing skills to help plan and deliver effective advocacy strategies and build capacity and confidence in the ways in which relate to...

26-29 August, 2013

07-10 October, 2014

06-09 October, 2015

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Introduction to Policy Advocacy and Engagement

Application deadline: May 23, 2014 Policy advocacy is a strategy to influence policy makers when they make laws and regulations, distribute resources, and make other decisions that affect people’s lives. The principal aims of advocacy are to create policies, reform policies, and ensure policies are implemented.

11-13 September, 2013

23-25 June, 2014

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Policy Research Methodology and Analysis

Application deadline: October 28 2013 In order to influence governance and national policies, civil society needs to be able to do undertake credible investigative and policy research and analysis to produce cogent reports, policy briefs, monographs and books around which more focused advocacy can be launched. This is important, because too often government officials tend to dismiss...

02-06 December, 2013

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