CRE-CO is a network of like-minded Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in the Democracy, Governance and Human Rights sector. It is committed to a coordinated facilitation of communities to effectively and meaningfully participate in processes that safeguard constitutionalism and the rule of law. [according to site editor's information]
CAAGLOP's mission is to encourage the involvement of Africans in national and regional development through the use of local knowledge and personal involvement in order to develop mechanisms that will obtain effective and sustainable results in the fight against hunger, poverty, unemployment, human rights abuses and the AIDS pandemic in Africa. Its activities are aimed at providing information to a large number of Africans regarding issues that affect their daily lives and to provide a forum for self-expression as well as interacting with others on various social, political, health, economic and educational issues.
CAAGLOP is an African NGO based in Dakar, Senegal. It receives financial support United Nations Volunteers (UNV). ... [according to site editor's information]
The Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) was established in 2000 as a part of the global network of autonomous Soros Foundations. OSIWA promotes open societies where democracy, good governance, the rule of law, basic freedoms and widespread civic participation prevail.
The Foundation covers 18 countries, which include the 15 members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), as well as Cameroon, Chad, and Mauritania. It supports civil society communities and advocates to governments on issues of governance; law, justice and human rights; public health and development; information, communication technology, and media. OSIWA also seeks a greater commitment to West Africa from wealthier nations. ... [according to site editor's information]
ICJ Kenya is a National Section of the International Commission of Jurists. Its mandate is to work for the promotion and protection of the rule of law, human rights and democracy.
Some reports are downloadable. [editors ilissAfrica]
AIDC aims to contribute to the development of national, regional and international challenges to the currently dominant global economic system through research, information production and dissemination, popular education, campaigning and coalition building. Through the empowerment and mobilisation of progressive organisations and popular social movements, AIDC further aims to contribute to the development of alternatives that ensure fundamental socio-economic transformation. ... [according to site editor's information]
Tanzania and the EC Delegation to Tanzania are committed to the involvement of Non-State Actors (NSAs) in the implementation of the current Country Strategy Paper (CSP). The strategy recognises NSAs as important partners in the realisation of its objectives. In 2006 an agreement with the EU was reached to support NSAs in the country. The overall objective is to empower Non-State Actors to be informed of and contribute to the formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of development policies and processes at all levels in a more structured manner. Thus, it facilitates a deepening and broadening of public participation in national development processes. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
CDRN was founded in 1994 by Uganda-based professionals involved in community development work. Initially established for supporting community development work through participatory techniques and for assisting those organisations involved in such work generally become more effective, CDRN also places emphasis on influencing the policy environment within which Civil Society Organisations are situated. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
DENIVA is a Ugandan Network of NGOs/CBOs providing a platform for collective action and a voice to voluntary local associations to strongly advocate for creation of more opportunities for people and CSO participation in the development of Uganda. Its aim is to influence poverty reduction and good governance processes and strategies through mobilising diverse experiences, knowledge and skills of CSOs onto a common platform of action. ... [according to site editor's information]
MEJN is a coalition of more than 100 civil society organizations, which have activities in the field of economic governance. MEJN's membership include NGOs, Community Based Organisations, Trade Unions, representatives of the Media, the academia, among others. The network is committed to poverty reduction through promotion of equitable and just distribution of socioeconomic opportunities through capacity building of civil society, policy research and dissemination, advocacy and monitoring for good economic governance at national and international levels. ... [according to site editor's information]
Hakikazi Catalyst is a NGO committed to achieving social and economic justice. Its goal is to facilitate processes that support the initiatives of poor and marginalised communities to influence change in national and local level policy and practice and also to promote the eradication of poverty. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]