Accra, Ghana; 28 August 2011: Four executives from West Africa Social Entrepreneurs Network (WASEN) Ghana have been accredited to attend the 2011 Annual Meetings of the Boards of Governors of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group to participate in the Civil Society Policy Forum.
They are expected in Washington DC for the start of the Civil Society Policy Dialogues scheduled for September 21-24, 2011 during which they will participate and present on series of sessions with senior Bank and Fund officials.
WASEN is developing strategies, expanding networks, and devising cohesive agendas and collective action to bolster their access and impact in securing social, cultural, economic, and political rights on a global scale for Social Entrepreneurs.
The objectives are closely in-line with the Millennium Development Goal– Develop a Global Partnership for Development. West Africa Social Entrepreneurs Network, are in the process of partnering with businesses, CSO and government in order for us to come together to renew and give greater meaning to social entrepreneurship.
More emphasis would be placed on the barriers and challenges that constrain social entrepreneurs from maximizing their full potential and further explore the status of the vital contributions to their respective communities, and in shaping the features of participatory democracy.
For more information on West Africa Social Entrepreneurs Network in Ghana, please contact Eugenia Ross on firstname.lastname@example.org.