ENCISS awarded Presidential Gold Medal

ENCISS has received the Presidential Gold Medal in recognition of its service to the nation in promoting good governance Read more

ENCISS newsletter issue 4

ENCISS newsletter

The fourth edition of the ENCISS newsletter is available to download now, with the latest news, views and programme information from around Sierra Leone. Download now.

National CSO Forum hosted by ENCISS 13 June 2013

Highlights of the day included submission of civil society concerns to Honourable Alhaji Alpha Kanu and the election of three new CSO members to the ENCISS board. Read more.

News and views

Citizens and councils discuss development plans
Performance rankings revealed at Freetown ceremony
A cross section of delegates at the meeting
Former grantees share success stories in Bombali
CSOs engage with the constitutional review process

Featured resources

Ibrahim Sankoh staffs the Disability Reporting Desk
Helping people with disabilities to access justice
Councillor Catherine Kamara and members of Ward 230 development committee
Building citizens' engagement in council planning

Grantee spotlight: championing women's leadership

A coalition of women's groups in northern Sierra Leone is standing up for a woman's right to have a say and to participate in local decision-making. The Koinadugu Women's Group is a collective of 30 organisations representing nine of Koinadugu District's 11 chiefdoms. The women have championed the representation of women in local government and community organisations; they have done this by challenging the beliefs that have stifled gender equality and prevented many women from taking on leadership roles in their communities.
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Hawa Conteh, group coordinator