Wacam, 5 other CSOs participating in FAIR for ALL Africa Regional Event in Accra

About thirteen (13) countries involved in the FAIR for ALL Programme have converged on Ghana to participate in a regional learning event.


Over one hundred (100) civil society representatives from Ghana, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Uganda, The Netherlands, Brazil, Kenya, South Africa, Madagascar, Palestine, Italy Cambodia, Mozambique, Myanmar among others are taking part in the event.


The FAIR for ALL programme is a Power of Voices (PvP) partnership with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a consortium with SOMO, Third World Network- Africa (TWN-Africa), the Huairou Commission and Oxfam Novib. It has the overarching goal of strengthening civil society to create space and mobilise people across the world to demand and contribute to more inclusive and sustainable trade and value-chains.


Ghanaian is represented by six (6) CSOs who are implementing partners for the Fair for All project. They are Wacam, a community-based human rights and environmental mining advocacy, SEND Ghana, Women in Law & Development in Africa (WiLDAF), Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) and Friends of the Nation (FON).  


Christened “The Bridging Systems: a FAIR for ALL Africa Event, the regional learning event is organised by Third World Network - Africa (TWN-Africa), in collaboration with Huairou Commission, Oxfam in Ghana and Oxfam Novib.


The three-day conference (Monday, February 13 – Friday, February 16, 2024), which officially opened in Accra on Tuesday, February 13, 2024, is aimed at celebrating success stories of the project and increasing participants’ understanding of how the work in the project ties together.


It will also look at strategising collaboration and synergies and explore concrete next steps towards transforming food systems, and leveraging critical minerals and the energy transition towards Africa’s development.