Civil society organisations (CSOs) across the globe thrive on the implementation of best practices. Some of these are found within organisations (i
The dwindling ability of foreign organisations to support social and developmental courses in Africa has called for local organisations to diversif
On 10th January 2019, the Techsoup West Africa team delivered the second phase of a training support in Knowledge Management...
Having a pool of critical thinkers who will provide evidence-based ideas to propel Africa’s development is an essential priority...
Civil society, together with government and the private sector, constitutes an essential pillar of a well-functioning state...
The World Justice Challenge 2019: Access to Justice Solutions is now open for submissions. Applications are due February 8, 2019
Reports gathered over the last one month on civil society activities across West Africa revealed a massive and diverse socio-economic
Over the last one month, there has been a cross cutting of events of civil society activities across West Africa ranging from elections
From the 03-05 December, 2018, the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) in partnership with the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) and the Open Society Justice Initiative (OSJI) invites applicants for the 2019 Africa Hum
The existence and viability of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) are being threatened by the reduction in donor funding, Mr Charles Vandyck
The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI), in partnership with Innovation for Change, has put together a three-day conference in which
In today’s world, there are many organisations seeking to address various needs in society. This has led to the competition for grants, especiall
On 1 November 2018, the West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) and the Affinity Group of National Associations (AGNA) convened a consultative
From the 17th- 18th October, 2018, WACSI hosted 13 members of the International Consortium on Closing Civic Space (iCon) at its secretariat.
We’ve improved our ways of generating funds locally towards projects instead of depending solely on foreign aid and internally generated funds.
The West Africa Civil Society Institute (WACSI) is a regional non-governmental organisation dedicated to enhancing
Over the past one month, the level and engagements of civil society activities in West Africa have been observed to be on
Since its creation in 2000, Urban Poor Child Organisation (UPCO) has experienced some resource mobilisation challenges
The state of civil society’s sustainability in Ghana remains challenging. This was realised from a research on the State
Dr. Mohammed Arhin urges non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to invest in building their own capacity. He also encourages NGOs
The state of civil society sustainability in Ghana remains challenging. This is a key outcome of the research on the State of Civil
Over the past four months, phrases such as “sweet, sweet codeine” and “end tramadol abuse now” have become very popular in
Over decades, youths on the African continent have argued that the biggest leadership deficit is caused by the failure
From politicians violating human rights to repressive laws and downright violence, the civic space in many West African countries
Mareme Ndour believes in duty; her duty to manage and lead her colleagues and organisation more effectively as Deputy
In line with our mandate to capacitate civil society actors in the sub-region, WACSI organised a 5-day training on Evidence Based
The Senate Committee Chairman on Youth and Sports has called for the decriminalisation of drug use and to consider it from a public health perspect
Dr. Annick Sidibe, a 2017 Mandela Washington Fellow (MWF) from Burkina Faso has joined WACSI as the Immunisation Advocacy
Decades after the Beijing Women’s Conference in China, gender equality continues to face stiff resistance across sectors of
Over the month of July, the West African civic space has been very dynamic. Many of its actors undertook key actions to improve the lives
This publication showcases leadership stories from various communities within West Africa. The stories highlight the growth and influence of young
“I used to focus on just myself, completing my daily tasks without considering a holistic approach to enhance my organisation’s
“It was an honour to be a Next Generation Intern with WACSI”, said Cesaltina Travares Sa, after completing a six-month internship at
The editorials are analytical write-ups on topical themes and emerging issues relevant to West Africa and the development sector
Since 2015, WACSI hosts two students from the Ghana Institute of Languages every month. During this period, these students work at