Civil society actors and some development partners have gathered in Accra to devise transformative strategies that will pave the way for a renewed and revitalised democratic landscape in West Africa.
This meeting comes in the wake of recent coups and democratic backsliding in West Africa, and to foster a collective movement that transcends existing divisions and addresses the inherent vulnerabilities in the democratic systems of the region.
It also sought to examine the pivotal role of civil society in upholding democratic values, consolidating regional development and navigating the multifaceted contemporary landscape.
Speaking with the media, the Executive Director of West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI), Nana Asantewa Afadzinu, highlighted the importance of strengthening the electoral systems in order to address the challenges in West Africa.
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Source: Daily Guide