CDD organises a Methodology Meeting on West Africa Perspectives Towards 2015
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) in partnership with the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) is organising a methodology meeting on "Perspectives on West Africa toward 2015". This meeting will hold in Niamey, Niger Republic, on the 3rd of March 2014.
COMMUNIQUE:STAKEHOLDERS’ MEETING ON THE INSECURITY IN THE NORTH- EAST, NIGERIA
COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF STAKEHOLDERS’ MEETING ON THE INSECURITY IN THE NORTH- EAST, NIGERIA ORGANISED BY THE CENTRE FOR DEMOCRACY AND DEVELOPMENT AT ABUJA ON WEDNESDAY 26TH FEBRUARY, 2014
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) held a stakeholders’ meeting to review the federal government counter-insurgency strategies, to identify challenges
Report on the Planning Meeting on the Crises of Democracy in West Africa: Preventing Unconstitutional Change in Government: A Role for State and Non-State Actors
One of the most important challenges that confront West Africa today is democracy. West Africa, reputed to be the least stable region in the world, is prone to coup and other forms of unconstitutional change of government. For almost two decades, the region has experienced rising crises of democracy. Beyond democratic deficits that manifest in the form of growing disenchantment and dissatisfaction with government policies, weakening democratic institutions, internal crisis
Communiqué : Violation de la liberté de la presse au Niger
Le Centre pour la Démocratie et le Développement (CDD) en partenariat avec le Réseau des Organisations pour la Transparence Budgétaire (ROTAB) s’insurge contre la violation de la liberté d’expression et d’Information au Niger.
En effet, depuis le début de cette année, la liberté de la presse est mise à rude épreuve au Niger avec les multiples interpellations dont sont victimes les journalistes. Certains comme Soumana Idrissa Maiga, Directeur de publication du quotidien L’enquêteur et
CSOs MOBILIZE TO OCCUPY NASS OVER DELAY IN THE PASSAGE OF THE PIB.
Civil society organizations working in the area of transparency and accountability in the oil and gas sector including Centre for Democracy and Development , African Network for Environment & Economic Justice, Civil Society Legislative and Advocacy Centre, Spaces for Change, Publish What You Pay, Environmental Rights Action, Social Action , Protest to Power Movement and the African Centre for Leadership, Strategy & Development have mobilized to
CDD Condemns the Election of President Mohammad Ould Abdel Aziz
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) condemns the election of President Mohammed Ould Abdel Aziz of Mauritania as the Chairperson of the African Union during its summit held on the 30th of January 2014 in Addis Ababa.
It should be recalled that President Mohammed Ould Abdel Aziz was a prominent figure in the August 2005 coup d ‘etat that led to the overthrow of President Maaouya Ould Sid’Ahmed Taya and the one in August 2008 that toppled President Sidi Ould Cheikh Abdallahi in Mauritania.
The African Union (AU) Constitutive Act, The Lome Declaration and the African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance condemn any unconstitutional change in government and provide sanctions for it. The election of President Mohammed Ould Abdel Aziz as Chairperson of the Union is not only an encouragement to perpetrators of coup d’état but also constitutes a gross violation of the ideals of the union.
CDD holds Inaugural edition of the Nigeria Political Parties Discussion Series
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) held its inaugural edition of the Nigerian Political Party Discussion Series (NPPDS) at the Protea Hotel, Apo, Abuja, Nigeria on February 5, 2014. The series brought together over 50 participants cutting across all
MODALITIES FOR THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE
The Abuja-based Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) is pleased with, and commends the attempt by the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) to chart a new course towards understanding and resolving the genesis of our dominant national challenges with the
Thinking Democracies and Their Struggles
THINKING DEMOCRACIES AND THEIR STRUGGLES
Okello Oculi Africa Vision 525 Initiative 17 Sani Bello Close, Apo Zone D, Abuja
Paper presented in honour of Amilcar Cabral at Centre for Democracy and Development, Tuesday Jan 21st 2014, Abuja, Nigeria
CDD holds UnConference on Roots of Religious and Ethnic Intolerance
The Centre for Democracy and Development, and The Centre for the Study of Religion and Conflict, University of Arizona Presents
INTERNATIONAL INTERFAITH UNCONFERENCE
“THE ROOTS OF RELIGIOUS AND ETHNIC INTOLERANCE”
The International Interfaith UnConference Series aims to explore contemporary issues related to interfaith and inter cultural relations, foster deeper understanding, trust and respect for people of various faith/beliefs, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
The International UnConference Series aims to do this