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Conscience International - (Gambia)

Contact Address:
Conscience International
Banjul Head Office Secretariat
16th Street Fajara M Section
PO Box 4216 Bakau
Kanifing Municipality, Ksmd
The Gambia, West Africa

Tel no: +220 4498068 
Fax:              4498068


Conscience International (CI) is a  registered non-governmental human rights organisation in Gambia which also focuses on environmental, developmental and health issues. It was formerly known as People Against Injustice and was founded in January 2004. In late 2008 it opened affiliate office in Sierra Leone and another in Liberia in 2011.

The CI Gambia Chapter is an activist organisation that seeks to broaden awareness and adherence to the various human rights treaties and to create networks with similar international, West African and national bodies.

Goals & Objectives:
To push for a greater sharing of information among all entities in society including government officials and other human rights organisations.

To encourage strong partnerships with like-minded institutions worldwide & locally.

To create a resource centre for environment & human rights stocked with periodicals, magazines, newsletters, booklets and audio-video materials.

To carry out fact finding missions, documentation and research of its focus areas of interest.

To enhance the capacity of activists engaged in human rights, health & the environment.

To educate and inform citizenry through seminars and workshops about their basic human rights and obligations guaranteed by the constitution of The Gambia and by international conventions.

To provide information of the legal remedies and rights of susceptible groups such as the physically challenged, refugees, children, women and internally displaced people.

To promote democratic values, good governance, respect for the rule of law and statutory protection of people's rights.

Conscience International (Gambia) has an internship programme for human rights students and professionals and those who have just graduated from university. Its purpose is to provide people to gain supervised practical experience in order to gain the essential skills to move forward with their careers. The duration of the placement is anywhere from 2 weeks to 1 full year.

Partners & Affiliations:
Member of The Darfur Consortium

Member: W. Africa Refugee & Internally Displaced Persons Network (Waripnet)

Member: International Network for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ESCR-Net)

Member: NGO Coalition for the International Criminal Court (CICC)

Observer Status: African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights of the African Union (AU)

Partner: Special Court in Sierra Leone

and others locally and internationally.


Sierra Leone Office
Conscience International (CISL)
13A Bass Street, Off Kingherman Rd
Tel no:+23276616829
Cell:    +23277200413

Liberia Office
Conscience International (CIL)
LETCOM Office Building
Corner of Benson Street & Gurley St.
West Africa
Tel no: +231 88 6-522032
                     88 6-821473
                     88 6-527866
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