Conscience International (CISL)

Regions: Afrique de l'Ouest, Sierra Leone

Conscience International (CISL) is a registered and recognized independent, non-partisan and non-profit human rights and development organization working in Sierra Leone. CISL works to maximize the knowledge, respect and observance of human right environment and development work through linkages with national, sub-regional, regional and international like-minded entities.

To see an increased protection and promotion of human right of every individual without discrimination of any kind in Sierra Leone and beyond.

We maximize knowledge, respect, self-confidence and observance of human right through trainings, Advocacies and lobbying with  development shareholders and duty bearers for adherence and compliance to human right standards everywhere. Conscience International work to promote the rights of:

1. Stateless persons
2. Internationally displaced persons
3. Migrants, refugees and
4. Ex-asylum seekers/ returnees
5. Community livelihood projects

Our current activities are mainly promoting the right to nationality through awareness raising programs on what statelessness means,  engaging stakeholders on the review of discriminatory nationality laws and doing community town hall meetings on birth registration for all.  We currently operate in Sierra Leone and are supported by UNHCR Senegal regional office.