January 17, 2011: Regional Human Rights Training Session in West Africa – Preparations are underway! Published in 2011 Equitas’ partners in Cameroon, Senegal and Burkina Faso have joined efforts to plan the next session of the West African Regional Human Rights Training Session to be held in Sally-Portudal, Senegal in April 2011. The planning meeting, organized by the Burkina Equitas Network in Ouagadougou from January 17 to 19 last was an opportunity for fruitful sharing and productive work. The main theme of the upcoming two-week training session will be “citizen participation”, an issue of interest in the West African context. The application process took place between November 15 and December 31, 2010. At the planning meeting, a selection committee reviewed applications and selected candidates will be informed shortly.