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Campaign for Good Governance

Campaign for Good Governance (CGG) is a registered national non-government organization (NGO) advocating for good governance in Sierra Leone. Leaders of the pro-democracy movement formed CGG in 1996 after the first multi-party elections in three decades. CGG believes a viable, strong and well-informed civil society is central to institutional pluralism. CGG is committed to building a strong national civil society network; developing a comprehensive database of civil society groups in Sierra Leone; providing training for them as well as institutional support

Mission Statement:
CGG exists to increase citizen participation in governance through advocacy, capacity building and civic education in order to build a more informed civil populace and a democratic State.

CGG’s ethos and philosophy are centred on the following:

  • Developing a partnership between civil society and government based on dialogue, consultation and collaboration.
  • Promoting dialogue, consultation and networking amongst civil society.
  • Sensitizing the Sierra Leonean public on democracy and good governance.
  • Advocating effectively on governance issues of concern to Sierra Leoneans at local and international level

Core programmes include:

Democracy Building:

  • Electoral Systems and Processes
  • Transparency and Accountability in Public Service Delivery
  • Civic Education
  • Engaging the Local Government Systems and Parliamentary Engagement and Development

Justice, Security and Human Rights:

  • Women’s Rights
  • Engaging state institutions (human rights commission, the police, the prisons, the courts)
  • Transitional Justice
  • Cross Boarder Relations
  • Security Sector Reform
  • Small Arms and Light Weapons

Evaluation Report

The ATJRN recently commissioned an evaluation of its activities and programmes to ensure it is meeting the needs of its members. Click here to read a summary of the report and its recommendations.

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