Open Society Foundations Africa Regional Office (AfRO) Africa Week – October 12 – 15, 2020 Dialogue Series on Ideas Transforming Africa, by Africans for Africans

There is an opportunity for big shifts to transform the continent beyond COVID-19. Conceptualising what these shifts might be and how they might happen requires cross-pollination across Africa’s different sub-regions, including our Diaspora. Present needs in the context of COVID-19—as well as future needs beyond COVID-19—are being debated through convenings of multi-disciplinary actors, including intellectuals…


EVENT HIGHLIGHTS The event will offer a programme of activities allowing open dialogue, and self-reflection.Discuss the peculiar challenges faced by L&D Professionals in Africa, and the best possible solution Analyse the new trends and standards in the L&D field, & discuss how those can be applied in Africa.

Mobilizing Private Capital to Speed and Scale Social Innovation

Webinar Highlights  In this webinar the speaker will discuss different innovative cases of bringing private capital to speed and scale social innovation.  About the Speaker  Vanina Farber is an economist and political scientist specializing in social innovation, impact investing and sustainable finance, with also almost twenty years of teaching, researching and consultancy experience, working with academic institutions, multinational…

Fundraising strategies to navigate through COVID-19

Online discussion Zoom, Dar es Salaam

You can now pre-register and be able to join the live webinar to take place on the 11 February 2021. The topic for discussion will be “Fundraising strategies to navigate through COVID-19” Register in advance for this meeting:


Join the "We-Account Social Innovation Challenge 2020". Where the I4C Africa Hub and Dream Factory Foundation, the social innovation challenge winners in 2018 will be sharing their journey. The event shall take place on 11th February 2021 | 15hrs30 EAT Register in advance for this meeting:

Africans Rising Coordinating Collective Information Session

Online discussion Zoom, Dar es Salaam

Are you interested in becoming an elected member of the Africans Rising Coordinating Collective or nominating someone you know to the CC? Or do you just want to know more about how our movement works for justice, peace and dignity for Africans across the globe? Tune in to the Africans Rising Coordinating Collective webinar. Hear…

How well are young persons represented in decision making positions in West Africa?

Online discussion Zoom, Dar es Salaam

This webinar is to convene a stimulating intergenerational dialogue, drawing insight from both rising and experienced women leaders and gender advocates from diverse sectors on women’s progress in leadership spaces and in building sustainable women agency in West Africa; as well as discuss the persistent challenges and practicable remedies. On 18th March 2021 at 10:00-12:00…

Civil Society Knowledge Café dubbed: Defining Feasible Pathways to Address Governance and Leadership Challenges Within CSOs.

The West Africa Civil Society Institute has initiated a process of promoting peer learning among like-minded civil society actors and other stakeholders in the development space. This initiative dubbed the Civil Society Knowledge Café is aimed at connecting people, generating new ideas while enabling actors to find context-relevant solutions to pressing challenges plaguing the sector.…