Issue Papers

Civil Society Regulation in West Africa
October 14, 2014

Civil Society Regulation in West Africa

Voluntary organisations, which will be referred, to in this study as Civil¬†Society Organisations (CSOs) currently carry out their activities subject …

New Imperatives for Sustainability
July 7, 2014

New Imperatives for Sustainability

The 2008 global financial crisis brought about cuts in international development assistance to sub-Saharan Africa. There may yet be further …

Civil Society and Knowledge Management in West Africa
April 17, 2013

Civil Society and Knowledge Management in West Africa

My overall mandate in this background paper is to provide an overview of key issues in relation to the production, …

The Politics of Regional Integration In West Africa
October 19, 2011

The Politics of Regional Integration In West Africa

Regional integration processes are today, more than ever before, driven by the pre-eminence of the forces of globalisation in the …

Reviewing The 50 Year of Women Participation in Politics
July 26, 2011

Reviewing The 50 Year of Women Participation in Politics

Nigeria attained its independence from the British in 1960 and celebrated its 50th anniversary on October 1, 2010. Fifty years …