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West Africa Civil Society Institute Strengthening Civil Society


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

Upcoming Events

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.

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 WACSI training (photo: WACSI)

Apply Now: Training Course in Human Resource Management

24 May, 2012

WACSI will be organising a highly specialised training for practitioners from civil society organisations to make them apt in the effective recruitment, management, and providing direction for the people who work in the organization.

The training will hold from 13 – 15 June,  2012 at the WACSI Training Centre, Accra, Ghana

Application Deadline: Monday 21 May, 2012

African Regional Workshop for Community-Based Paralegal Programs

08 May, 2012

Does your organization provide community-based paralegal services? Are you interested in learning from the experiences of others and working to develop strategies to address common challenges or complex cases?

The training will hold in Kampala, Uganda from July 9 - 11, 2012.

Deadline for application is May 18,2012.

WACSI Approached to Empower CSOs in West Africa

03 April, 2012

WACSI continues to make strides in strengthening CSOs in West Africa. The contribution of WACSI in empowering CSOs with robust skills which enables them to make valuable contributions to development within their sphere of influence cannot be overemphasized.

Civil Society Practitioners at a WACSI Training (photo: Kwame Boateng)

Coming Soon! ... WACSI-IFC Training Courses for CSOs in West Africa

02 April, 2012

WACSI continues to seek innovative avenues to enhance the professional skills and aptitudes of CSOs and practitioners in West Africa.

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.