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
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:
- 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