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]
4Cs Trust is a national organization in popular constitutional reform, democratic constitutional governance and the rule of law. 4Cs involves the community in all its programmes to create clear systems of governance and information accessibility through open source system. [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]
Zimbabwe Watch is an independent coalition of organisations in the Netherlands that contributes to the creation of a democratic and prosperous Zimbabwe for all Zimbabweans. A Zimbabwe that respects human rights and treaties and its commitments to good governance, socio-economic development and the rule of law.
Zimbabwe Watch collaborates closely with its partners in Zimbabwe and the region in order to define the most pressing issues and actions as well as develop possible alternatives. ... [according to site editor's information]
Funded by Western donors the mission of IED is to promote democracy through programmes in the electoral process, voter education, research and dissemination programmes. IED seeks to
* contribute towards the realisation of the conduct of free and fair elections,* enhance the creation of an informed voting population,
* develop and facilitate the availability of scientific and technical information relating to the electoral process. ... [editors ilissAfrica; according to site editor's information]
CGG exists to increase citizen participation in governance through advocacy, capacity building and civic education in order to build a more informed civil populace and a democratic State. CGG is a registered NGO in Sierra Leone and belongs to several associations and research communities. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]...
The NID is a non-partisan institution that consults with the government, civil society, interest groups, political parties, the media, institutional authorities and private citizens in the design and implementation of its programs and civic education training materials. Its mission is to promote and protect values and principles of multi-party democracy through education and nurture political tolerance and national reconciliation in Namibia. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Helen Suzman Foundation believes that a free society is the best guarantor of good governance, stability, economic growth and human development. Established to honour the work of its patron-in-chief, The Helen Suzman Foundation has the aim of strengthening South Africa's relatively new democracy by prompting the principles of liberty, equality of opportunity, individual human rights and respect for the needs of the poor, cultural minorities and the powerless. These principles apply not only in the political sphere, but also in the spheres of development and poverty reduction. Protecting liberty and choice is especially important in counteracting the effects of one-party dominance in emerging democracies like South Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
The Study and Research Group on Democracy and Economic and social Development in Africa is a non-profit-marking Association with an international vocation, which brings together intellectuals and executives. Its aims are:
* to promote reflection on application and reinforcement of democratic ideals and principles in Africa through research and studies;
* to contribute to the economic and social development; the education and information of African populations; through projects, proposals, conferences, discussion and civics-oriented education programmes;
* to promote the defence of citizen's and consumer rights;
* to produce publications of all sorts on democracy and economic liberalism. ... [according to site editor's information]
Laboratoire Citoyennetés (LC) est une association de droit burkinabè à vocation régionale (Afrique de l’Ouest) qui travaille sur la gouvernance et la citoyenneté en associant la recherche en sciences sociales à la facilitation et à l’influence du dialogue entre citoyens et gouvernants. Le LC a pour visée de contribuer à mettre en place une gouvernance réconciliée avec ses citoyens, à partir du local. C'est-à-dire une gouvernance dans laquelle, d’une part, les citoyens sont en mesure d’exprimer leurs besoins et de demander des comptes à leurs gouvernants, et d’autre part, les gouvernants sont informés de la nature des besoins réels de leurs administrés et établissent un dialogue constructif avec eux. ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site]