The West Africa Consultative Conference on ‘the Right to a Nationality and Statelessness: Challenges and Opportunities’, co-organised by Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) and the United Nations High ... Read more
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DAKAR, 1 October 2015 (IRIN) – Burkina Faso’s interim government adopted a decree last week dissolving the Presidential Security Regiment, which mounted a short-lived coup ... Read more
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DAKAR, SENEGAL – September 25rd, 2015 – The Open Society Foundations (OSF) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) are organizing next week a conference to ... Read more
“The other bones crying out there:
Gentle victims…they did not die easy!
I knew some of them; the sea sings of their unnecessary death
After we buried them without priest and Imam.
Now that ... Read more
Tell us about OSIWA. Its mission and vision; its strategic objectives and focus areas.
Established in 2000, Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) is a member of the global network ... Read more
African governments lose billions of dollars in revenues each year through illicit financial flows. Dishonest companies use offshore accounts, trade mispricing and tax avoidance to pump out money that should ... Read more