THE CRISIS IN THE BENUE VALLEY AND OTHER PARTS OF NIGERIA A JOINT CIVIL SOCIETY COMMUNIQUE Preamble We, a coalition of more than 100 Nigerian civil society actors held an emergency meeting in Abuja on Monday, April 30, 2018, to deliberate on the escalating violence in the MiddleBelt/Benue Valley of Nigeria and other parts of Nigeria, [...]
Global Rights is pleased to call for applications from journalists and bloggers for a one-day training workshop on “Business and Human Rights Reporting in Nigeria”. The workshop is aimed at facilitating increased and informed media coverage of the intricacies of business and human rights in Nigeria, and in particular, the application of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
Dear Respondent,The following questions are directed to persons who have experienced sexual violence. It is for the purpose of collecting data which will be used to evaluate existing intervention programs and design programs for Civil Society Organisations to effectively prevent and respond to sexual violence in a manner that is victim-focused. Please, read the instructions [...]
Global Rights to Host Workshop on the Rights of Civilians in Armed Conflict Global Rights is convening the workshop on the Rights of Civilians in Armed Conflict in Abuja from August 17-19, 2016 to sensitize stakeholders on the duties of the parties to Nigeria’s conflicts and to work with them to develop systematic approaches for confronting the practice gaps in protecting the rights of citizens.
Coal is a form of fossil fuel commonly used to generate electricity and heat. It can also be liquefied to produce gas and diesel fuel. It is one of the most widely used forms of energy globally. While it is considered a valuable source of energy, it is produced at a high cost to
The Nigerian extractive industry has had a chequered history of corruption, mismanagement, insecurity, human rights abuses and environmental degradation, all of which impact on extractive host communities. While there have been a lot of public conversations about the hydrocarbon sector, the solid mineral sector, for various reasons has not received as much attention, while their host communities also bear the brunt of these negative impacts.