Situation Report also known as SITREP is a monthly compilation of news on civil society and citizen engagement across West Africa. It monitors key trends, events and provides a monthly analysis on a range of issues pertaining to civil society across West Africa in a bid to deepen the understanding of its practice in different country contexts.
It is an online repertoire of all organisations operating in the third sector within the 15 ECOWAS countries as well as Mauritania, Chad and Cameroon. It is a bilingual platform which provides content in English and French. It aims at data gathering, network and partnership and knowledge sharing. It is regularly updated by CSOs registered on the directory. It aggregates registered organisations’ data across countries, regions, thematic areas, core competency and target groups. Organisations are invited to register by creating a profile to be able to post relevant news, events, opportunities, pictures and videos, and to see that of other registered organisations in the other countries on the directory. The E-Directory can be accessed at www.csowestafrica.org
WACSeries are analytical periodic write-ups on topical themes and issues relevant to West Africa. It emphasises the contributions of civil society organisations (CSOs) and actors to the promotion of democracy, good governance and the socio- economic development of West Africa by deepening discourse on matters affecting civil society in the region. The write-ups provide experts, researchers and practitioners a space to reflect, develop and share analyses and posit views and recommendations on emerging issues and debates.
There are four types of publications under the WACSeries: