November 2015

Free webinar - Supporting the sustainability of civil society: feedback from dialogues in West Africa and MENA
Join our free webinar on supporting the sustainability of civil society on Wednesday 9 December and learn more about our regional dialogues in West Africa and MENA. Click to know more!

Civil society sustainability in West Africa workshop
INTRAC and WACSI are jointly organising a workshop on sustainability in West Africa on the 17 November in Accra. The overall objective of the workshop is to explore the challenges civil society practitioners and organisations face around sustainability and how civil society organisations are responding to these challenges.

October 2015

INTRAC at the Takaful conference on Arab Philanthropy and Civic Engagement
INTRAC is leading a roundtable discussion regarding “Civil Society Sustainability and Philanthropy in the Middle East” as part of the annual Takaful conference organised by the AUC’s Gerhart Centre in Cairo which is taking place November 4-5, 2015 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The roundtable discussion will include short reflections from researchers, civil society supporters and practitioners from the region and aims to stimulate discussion and debate amongst participants.

September 2015

New Research Project: Can a performance index provide meaningful accountability in Tanzania?
"If you give people a voice then they will be able to hold leaders to account and put pressure on them to take decisions that will improve public services and reduce poverty". This three year research (2014-7) by the University of Mzumbe, in partnership with FCS and INTRAC, is exploring the viability and value of creating a local governance performance index that will stimulate greater public engagement in holding local leaders and institutions to account in Tanzania.

August 2015

Tailor-Made-Training on Strategic Planning and Management Skills for Sisters of St Louis, Nigeria
We have just completed a tailor-made training requested by the Sister's of St Louis on Strategic Planning and Management. Read on for all the details.

Review of Performance, Accountability and Learning for Greenpeace International
In April, INTRAC began a review of Greenpeace International's Performance, Accountability and Learning (PAL) Team, the report for which has just been completed.

July 2015

Join the INTRAC team
Whether you are a senior consultant or you want to begin your career in international development, we have three new opportunities to join the INTRAC team. We are recruiting two Principal Consultants, specialising in Advocacy and M&E, as well as a MENA Intern.

We are recruiting!
Whether you are a senior consultant or you want to begin your career in international development, we have three new opportunities to join the INTRAC team: we are looking for a Training Officer, a Consultancies Assistant and a Senior Research Consultant.

June 2015

Civil Society Forum in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
On June 23-24 a Civil Society Forum took place in Jannat Hotel, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan in order to get together all Kyrgyz NGOs from around the country. This Forum aims at sharing different points of view concerning citizenship and participation issues and the future and goals of civil society in Kyrgyzstan.

News from the MENA region programme
INTRAC consultants Helen Collinson and Suzanne Hammad just returned from Jordan, where they facilitated a workshop on Advocacy, as part of the second phase of the British Council project Women Participating in Public Life. Click to know more and download INTRAC resources on the MENA region!

We are recruiting!
Join the INTRAC team! We are recruiting a Senior Research Consultant to develop, deliver and manage commissioned and grant-funded research, as well as capacity building support, in the international civil society sector. Deadline for applications is 10 July.

First blended learning training in Arabic!
We are having our first ever blended learning training in Arabic this week! This 4 day training on Advocacy and Policy is being delivered by highly experienced trainer Ahmed Karoud and includes online webinars, course guides, materials and coaching. Read on for all the details!

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