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Expression of Interest
The Participatory Initiative for Social Accountability (PISA) invites eligible Lesotho Civil Society organisations to partner the programme in implementing civic education activities in 38 targeted Councils from June 2020- April 2022.

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST


Sectoral Representation in the National Reforms Authority Election Invitation to Sectors
The Lesotho Council of NGO’s (LCN) presents its complements to your esteemed organisation. Whereas Section 5 (4) of the National Reforms Authority Act, 2019 bestows on the Lesotho Council of NGOs (LCN) the responsibility to convene meetings for purposes of nominating candidates to represent institutions in the in the National Reforms Authority (NRA), LCN writes to invite your organisation to a meeting to be held on Wednesday the 4th December at LCN staring at 09hrs.

Sectoral Representation in the National Reforms Authority Election Invitation to Sectors


Southern African Development Community-Council of Non-Govermental Organisations Media Statement
Civil Society Calls on SADC to Take Urgent Action on the Violence in South Africa. The recent outbreak of violence in the Republic of South Africa is a matter of grave concern for South Africa, the SADC region and Africa as a whole. Unfortunately these new wave of attacks against people perceived as “foreign” are not isolated actions by a few criminal elements. It is undeniable that a prevailing atmosphere of racist anti-African xenophobia has arisen in South Africa.

Southern African Development Community-Council of Non-Govermental Organisations Media Statement


Lesotho Council of NGOs (LCN) held Sectoral Consultations on Reforms
     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Having gathered at Manthabiseng Convention Centre from the 22nd to 25th July 2019 with an aim of contributing in the Reforms Processes the Country is undergoing; Undertaking this august exercise in light with a noble theme the Reform Process has adopted- ‘#The Lesotho We Want: Dialogue for National Transformation’.

Lesotho Council of NGOs (LCN) held Sectoral Consultations on Reforms


Good governance and participation are essential aspects of democracy
     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Development is impossible in the absence of true democracy, respect for human rights, peace and good governance. Good governance and human rights are mutually reinforcing.

Good governance and participation are essential aspects of democracy


Lesotho Council of NGOs to convene consultations with Basotho in the Diaspora (South Africa) on National Reforms
The Kingdom of Lesotho is in the process of national reforms intended to spearhead the transformation of the Kingdom into a stable, prosperous and united nation as articulated in the document, #The Lesotho We Want

Lesotho Council of NGOs to convene consultations with Basotho in the Diaspora (South Africa) on National Reforms


Lesotho Council of NGOs to convene a training on UDHR for NGOs (27/05/16)
Lesotho Council of NGOs will convene a training on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) at Mmelesi Lodge on 30th to 31st May 2016. The training is a first of the series of Human Rights trainings under the Project Civil Society Engagement Towards Fostering Rule of Law and Accountability in Lesotho....

Lesotho Council of NGOs to convene a training on UDHR for NGOs (27/05/16)


Petition to The RT HON The Prime Minister of The Government of The Kindom of Lesotho +
Concerns of Alliance of Non-State-Actors: Lesotho's AGOA Prospects...

Concerns of Alliance of Non-State-Actors: Lesotho's AGOA Prospects


Press Release: Alliance of concerned non-state actors
Civil society and non-state formations in Lesotho (NGOs, Trade Unions, Professional Associations, Community and Religious Organisations) have been at the forefront of highlighting concerns of the public about the deterioration of human rights, safety, security and stability of governance and the economy...

Press Release: Alliance of concerned non-state actors


Press Release: Lesotho Council of NGOs to convene a dialogue on human rights violation trends (20/04/16)
Lesotho Council of NGOs has organised a dialogue on the human rights violation trends during the operations of the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) in Lebakeng and surrounding areas on the 21st April 2016 at Victoria Hotel in Maseru at 09:00 hrs...

Press Release: Lesotho Council of NGOs to convene a dialogue on human rights violation trends (20/04/16)


Road Safety Campaign launched by LCN
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Deputy Minister of Education, Hon. Thabang Kholumo launched the road safety programme being implemented by Lesotho Council of NGOs(LCN) aimed at improving child road safety at St Bernadette Primary School in Maseru on Thursday (17/03/16).

Road Safety Campaign Launch


LCN holds TOT on Mediation and Conflict Management (17th-20th March 2016)
Lesotho Council of NGOs convened a Training of Trainers (TOT) at Palace Hotel on 17th-20th March 2016 to train partners and associates as trainers on Mediation and Conflict Management as well as equipping the partners and Associates with skills and knowledge that will help them train CSOs to resolve conflicts in their organisations...

LCN holds TOT on Mediation and Conflict Management (17th-20th March 2016)


Lesotho Council of NGOs to hold a women's forum on International Women's day
As the world pauses to observe the International women's day (08/03/16), we as civil society organisations in Lesotho would also want to take this time to reflect on the progress of women aligning ourselves with the global theme "Planet 50-50 by 2030, step it up for gender equity". We have organized a women's forum to be held at AME Hall Maseru from 9:00 am...

Lesotho Council of NGOs to hold a women's forum on International Women’s day


Lesotho Council of NGOs to convene a training on HIV and TB co-infection
In order to increase community engagement to support HIV and TB co-infection interventions, Lesotho Council of NGOs will convene a one-day training at Lesotho Association of Non Formal Education (LANFE) hall and at Mazenod Conference Centre on March 7th for LCN Volunteers...

Lesotho Council of NGOs to convene a training on HIV and TB co-infection


BUDGET SPEECH TO PARLIAMENT FOR THE 2016/2017 FISCAL YEAR BY 'MAMPHONO KHAKETLA (PhD) MINISTER OF FINANCE MASERU 19 FEBRUARY 2016
The 2016/17 budget proposes a total projected revenue of M15, 473.8 million, of which Government revenue is M13, 370.8 million. Of this amount SACU receipts account for M4, 593.8 million, domestic taxes M6, 251.1 million, whilst non-tax revenue accounts for M2, 525.8 million. Donor grants and loans account for the difference between the total revenue and government's contribution.....

BUDGET SPEECH TO PARLIAMENT FOR THE 2016/2017 FISCAL YEAR
BY
'MAMPHONO KHAKETLA (PhD)
MINISTER OF FINANCE
MASERU 19 FEBRUARY 2016


PRESS STATEMENT BY THE FAMILY OF LT GENERAL MAAPARANKOE MAHAO ON SADC REPORT: 16 FEBRUARY 2016, MASERU, LESOTHO
Lt General Maaparankoe Mahao's family has had the opportunity to study Justice Mphaphi Phumaphi Commission of Inquiry Report. As all of us will remember, the Commission was established by SADC to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death of General Mahao and the alleged mutiny against the current leadership of the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF). The Report was endorsed by the SADC Double Troika at its Summit held in Gaborone, Botswana on 18th January, 2016 with an injunction on the Lesotho Government to publish it and implement it....

Lesotho Current Political Situation - 16 feb 2016

 
 
 
 
Recent News
  Notice to Civil Society Organisations on COVID-19
  Press Release:Lesotho Council of NGOs will conduct a 2020/21 budget speech analysis at Victoria Hotel on Wednesday the 26th February 2020
  Press Release:the inquest of Bohlokoa Qhobosheane of Tiny Tots Pre-School,Maseru
  Press Release: 20th NGO Week
  His Majesty King Letsie the III speech at the closing ceremony of the second Multi-stakeholders National Dialogue Plenary held at 'Manthabiseng Convention Centre on 27/11/2019
  Remarks by The Right Honourable The Prime Minister, Dr. Motsoahae Thomas Thabane at the closing ceremony of the second Multi-stakeholders National Dialogue Plenary held at 'Manthabiseng Convention Centre on 27/11/2019
  Communiqué from Alliance of Non State Actors (ANSA) Meeting held at LCN on the 06th August 2019
  LCN is leading the sectoral consultations on National Reforms from 22nd-25th July 2019
  Consultations with Basotho in the Diaspora (South Africa) on National Reforms
  Public Accounts Committee 2013-16 Report
  2019-2020 Civil Society Budget Speach Dialogue
  Launch of three Civil Society projects funded under the European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights
  Training of Trainers for partners and Associates (Result 1)
  Training of Trainers for partners and Associates (Result 1)
  Lesotho Council of NGOs will convene a validation workshop on Evidence for Participatory Accounting Mechanisms of Food Security and HIV and AIDS
  Job description for LCN Democracy and Human Rights Coordinator
  LCN to distribute agricultural inputs and implements to community based groups (22nd -30th June 2016)
  HIV and AIDS Technical Assistance Project (HTAP)
  LCN to convene the National Stake-holder's Dialogue on TB/HIV Co-infection
  LCN to conduct a beneficiary survey for its HIV and Aids project supported by the World_Bank
  Lesotho Council of NGOs to convene a training on UDHR for NGOs
  Press Release: Alliance of concerned non-state actors
  Press Release: Lesotho Council of NGOs to convene a dialogue on human rights violation trends
  Road Safety Campaign launched by LCN
  Road Safety Campaign launched by LCN
  LCN holds TOT on Mediation and Conflict Management (17th-20th March 2016)
  Lesotho Council of NGOs to hold a women's forum on International Women's day
  Lesotho Council of NGOs to convene a training on HIV and TB co-infection
  PRESS STATEMENT BY THE FAMILY OF LT GENERAL MAAPARANKOE MAHAO ON SADC REPORT: 16 FEBRUARY 2016, MASERU, LESOTHO
  STATEMENT OF THE CIVIL SOCIETY, BUSINESS AND ACADEMIA ON THE CURRENT POLITICAL SITUATION IN LESOTHO 16TH FEBRUARY 2016
  IMF 2015 articleIV consultation report - Kingdom of Lesotho
  SADC Commission of Inquiry into circumstances surrounding the death of Brigadier MaaparaNkoe Mahao
  Statement of Civil Society in relations to current situation of child abuse in Lesotho - Lesotho Council of NGOs
  Press Statement - Civil Society in relation to recent decision of the Lesotho Coalition Government
  LCN Policy Brief-The status of women in Lesotho with respect to participation in local governance processes
  LCN Policy Brief-Community Parliament as a method of community engagement
  Press Statement - On the position of the Government of Lesotho on the SADC Commission release of the report
  Vacancy for LCN Democracy and Human Rights Coordinator
  Lesotho Council of NGOs to convene its 16th NGO Week (25/11/15)