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]
EISA is non-profit organisation, established 1996 and based in Johannesburg, that strives for credible elections, participatory democracy, human rights culture, and the strengthening of governance institutions. Having field offices in Kinshasa (DR Congo), Antananarivo (Madagascar), Abidjan (Cote d'Ivoire), N'djamema (Chad), Khartoum (Sudan), Bujumbura (Burundi), Nairobi (Kenya) and Maputo (Mozambique) its regional focus is no more on Southern Africa alone. EISA works in a number of programme areas, including
* Democracy, conflict management and electoral education
* Elections and political processes
* Balloting and electoral services
* Governance (political partes, APRM, institutions of governance and local governance)
* Online Democracy Encyclopedia
* Research and information (including a specialised library and in house publications).
EISA's work is supported by local, regional and international funding organisations.
A number of reports is downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The CDD is a civil society organisation (NGO) funded by the European Union with offices in Abjua, Lagos and London. "Our goal is to serve as the ultimate catalyst in the transformation of the West African sub-continent into an integrated, economically vibrant and democratically governed community that assures holistic security to the population and is capable of permanent peaceful conflict management." ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Youth Network for Human Rights & Democracy you-net is a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization dedicated to building the capacity of young people and the rural poor to participate actively in the governance of their communities especially in relation to resource allocation, good governance, peace-building and conflict prevention. ... [according to site editor's information]
CLGF works to promote and strengthen effective democratic local government throughout the Commonwealth and to facilitate the exchange of good practice in local government structures and services. CLGF brings together central, provincial and local spheres of government involved in local government policy and decision-making. It works to promote and strengthen democratic local government across the Commonwealth and to encourage the exchange of best practice through conferences and events, programmes and projects, and research and information. CLGF has more than 160 members in 40 Commonwealth countries including local government associations, individual local authorities and ministries dealing with local government.
Some reports are downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]
The African Good Governance Network (AGGN) comprises a group of highly educated African academics who have either studied in Germany or are still studying in Germany. Due to their qualifications they can be numbered among the future decision makers dedicated to Good Governance principles in sub-Saharan Africa. AGGN fellows promote the ideas of Good Governance and help to further the process of democratization in their home countries. AGGN members consider it their duty to actively promote the values of Good Governance and thus accompany the economic and political transformation process in sub-Saharan Africa. ... [according to site editor's information]
IAP works to strengthen democratic structures impacting on corruption and governance and conducts relevant studies and surveys, including devising useful tools which are fed into its campaigns and advocacy programme. The organisation operates at the federal, state and local government levels - where individuals and groups have the opportunity to contribute to the decision making process, thereby contributing to efforts aimed at eliminating or reducing corruption and opaqueness. The organisation actualises its mission through research and surveys into issues germane to democracy, development and good governance in Nigeria, publication and dissemination of governance-related information and employing the findings of such studies as advocacy tools. ... [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 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]