ABC Development, Guinea

This Guinean NGO works on community development, human rights, security and small arms. ABC Development works with local communities, engaging local political leadership to influence change for peace and development. The organisation works with the security forces, community-based organisations and political actors for change.

Centre for Peace Advancement in Nigeria (CEPAN)

CEPAN is an NGO that was was established in February 2004 in response to the plethora of violent sectarian conflicts in Nigeria. The organization works to strengthen the values of peace, cultural and religious harmony among the diverse people of Nigeria through a broad spectrum of community-based peace building and people-oriented development activities. CEPAN and Conciliation Resources are working together on youth reintegration work in central Nigeria. 

Institute for Research and Democratic Development (IREDD)

IREDD, previously the Liberia Democratic Institute, works with indigenous communities and structures around the issue of good governance and advocacy. Their aim is to link communities to the overall governance framework and engender a culture of local participation in policy development and implementation.

Network Movement for Justice and Development (NMJD), Sierra Leone

Established in 1988 in eastern Sierra Leone, NMJD is a national human rights-oriented civil society development and advocacy organisation. NMJD engages government on policy reform matters and has a long history and experience in working with grassroots communities in Sierra Leone. The organisation enjoys tremendous respect and legitimacy among a vast number of both local and international partners including national NGOs, the media, government and the donor community.

NMJD focuses on empowering people, as well as strengthening its capacity, to build a free, just and democratic Sierra Leone where there is respect for human rights and sustainable development for the benefit of all.

Plateau Peace Practitioners Network (PPPN)

The Plateau Peace Practitioners Network (PPPN) is a coalition of approximately 60 local and international NGOs working in Plateau State to prevent violence and find lasting solutions to the Plateau State crisis. Member organisations come from a diverse range of areas including peacebuilding, human rights, good governance and development.

VOICE Network

VOICE Network is a regional network of experienced peacebuilding CSOs drawn from the four Mano River Region countries. It was established in 2011 in the aftermath of a People’s Peacemaking Perspective conflict analysis workshop in Sierra Leone, facilitated by Conciliation Resources. The VOICE Network contributed to the development of the Mano River Union Security Strategy 2014-18 through a process of consultations. Its members continue to engage with national, regional and international policy actors on border security issues within the region.

West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP)

WANEP is a leading Regional Peacebuilding organisation founded in 1998 in response to civil wars that plagued West Africa in the 1990s. Over the years, WANEP has succeeded in establishing strong national networks in every Member State of ECOWAS with over 500 member organisations across West Africa.

WANEP places special focus on collaborative approaches to conflict prevention, and peacebuilding, working with diverse actors from civil society, governments, intergovernmental bodies, women groups and other partners in a bid to establish a platform for dialogue, experience sharing and learning, thereby complementing efforts at ensuring sustainable peace and development in West Africa and beyond.