• Mr. Pierre Leu, Head Commune des Services, Neuchatel, Switzerland speaking about the Practise of Federalism in Switzerland during the The 5th edition of the Abuja Forum on Domestic and International Affairs (AFORDIA) organised by the Centre for Democracy and Development, Development Dynamics and the Switzerland Embassy in Abuja
  • Prof. Okechukwu Ibeanu addresses participants on the practise of Federalism in Nigeria alongside is Mr. Pierre Leu Head of Commune des Services Neuchatel, Switzerland during the The 5th edition of the Abuja Forum on Domestic and International Affairs (AFORDIA)
  • Group photograph of participants at the CDD, Trust Africa,Third World Network Round table on Illicit Financial Flows from Africa: Mending the Leakages
  • Director of CDD, Ms Idayat Hassan gives the opening remarks alongside,Tendai Murisa and Dr.Jibrin Ibrahim of CDD during the opening ceremony of the Round table
  • CDD's Shamsudeen Yusuf joins other protesters in the Bring Back Our Girls Campaign opposite the Old Parade Ground in Abuja
  • A cross section of protesters in front of the Federal Fire Service Headquaters during the march
  • A group photograph of participants at the International Interfaith Unconference on the Roots of Religious and Ethnic Intolerance organised by the Centre for Democracy and Development, Abuja and the University of Arizona, USA
  • From right to right to left the Arizona State University team of Ms Hani Mohamed, Prof. Sani Umar and Prof. Mark Woodward during a session at the Uncoference on Religious and Ethnic Intolerance in Abuja
  • Dr.Jibrin Ibrahim of the Centre for Democracy and Development Abuja (CDD) and Dr.Cyril Obi of the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) during a session at the planning meeting for a research on "Preventing Unconstitutional Change in Governance in West Africa: The Role of State and Non-State Actors." at the Reiz Continental Hotel, Abuja
  • Director of CDD, Ms Idayat Hassan making a point during the Interfaith Unconference on " The Roots of Ethnic and Religious Intolerance organised by CDD and the Arizona State University
  • Invitation you to the fifth Annual Memorial Symposium in Honour of Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem (1961-2009)” with the theme “Gender and Education” Date: Wednesday May 21st, 2014 Time: 9:00 am Venue: INEC Electoral Institute Abuja (Along airport after Bolingo Hotel ). Chair: Hajia Saudatu Mahdi

Welcome

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) was established in the United Kingdom in 1997 as an independent, not-for-profit, research training, advocacy and capacity building organisation. 

The purpose was to mobilise global opinion and resources for democratic development and provide an independent space to reflect critically on the challenges posed to the democratisation and development processes in West Africa.

Latest News and Events

CDD Rountable on the Nigerian Predicament

CENTRE FOR DEMOCRACY AND DEVELOPMENT ROUNDTABLE

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) in collaboration with Program of African Studies, Northwest University, Evanston, Illinois, United States of America invites you a roundtable scheduled to hold as follows:

Topic: "Pathways from the Nigerian Predicament"

Date: Tuesday 8th July 2014

Time: 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Venue: Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) Conference Room

16, A7 Street, Mount Pleasant Estate (CITEC), Jabi-Airport Road,

Mbora District, Abuja, FCT

Speaker: Professor Richard A. Joseph Richard Director, Program of African Studies at Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States of America

Communique on Bill for an Act to Regulate the Acceptance and Utilisation of Finance/Material Contributions of Donor Agencies to Voluntary Organisations and for Matters Connected Therewith

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED BY A GROUP OF CONCERNED CIVIL SOCIETY LEADERS ON THE BILL FOR AN ACT TO REGULATE THE ACCEPTANCE AND UTILIZATION OF FINANCE/MATERIAL CONTRIBUTIONS OF DONOR AGENCIES TO VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS AND FOR MATTERS CONNECTED THEREWITH, ON WEDNESDAY THE 25TH OF JULY, 2014

Preamble

The House of Representatives has scheduled a Public Hearing on Wednesday 2nd July, 2014 on a Bill for an Act to Regulate the Acceptance and Utilization of Finance/Material Contributions of Donor Agencies to Voluntary Organizations and for Matters Related Connected therewith.

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Public Hearing on Bill to Regulate Voluntary Organisations

The House of Representatives will be holding a public hearing on a bill to regulate Voluntary Organisations (CSOs, Churches, Faith Based Organisations, Community Development Associations, Trade Unions etc).

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Plaidoyer ciblé Club UACI avec la primature

Le Premier Ministre, chef du gouvernement, Daniel Kablan Dunkan a été ciblé par le Club Union Africaine Côte d’Ivoire pour partager les préoccupations de la société civile avec le premier représentant de cette institution  à son siège sis au Plateau afin qu’il puisse en tant que personne beaucoup écoutée par le Chef de l’Etat porter notre

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CDD’s Preliminary Report on Ekiti Governorship Election

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD cddwestafrica.org) duly accredited by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to monitor the Ekiti June 21st Governorship Election deployed one hundred and forty observers (140) across the sixteen (16) local governments in the state to observe the election. The campaign leading to the election has been heated and acrimonious.

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Tension Mounts as Ekiti Decides

 

With over 30,000 security officials deployed in the rather small 6353 sq. km of Ekiti State, the place does look like a police state. I was not surprised when the APC Chairman of Ekiti State expressed the opinion to stakeholders that the security

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Le Centre pour la Démocratie et le Développement (CDD) et le Club de l’Union Africaine organise une campagne de sensibilisation en faveur de la population d’Abobo en Cote d’Ivoire.

Introduction

Dans le cadre de l’exécution du projet avec le Centre pour la Démocratie et le Développement (CDD) et avec le soutien de l’Open Society Initiative for West Africa intitulé « renforcement des capacités des organisations de la société civile pour obtenir la ratification,

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Communiqué:sur la mise a mal du processus democratique au Niger

Le Centre pour la Démocratie et le Développement (CDD) en partenariat avec le Réseau des Organisations pour la Transparence Budgétaire (ROTAB) se sont penchés sur la situation socio- politique qui prévaut au Niger.

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Manifesto Hour Radio Debate Series:SStrengthening the Quality of Education in Ekiti State

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) is partnering with the International Republican Institute (IRI) to host the fifth edition of MANIFESTO HOUR RADIO DEBATE SERIES themed: Strengthening the Quality of Education in Ekiti State. 

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International Conference On International Criminal Justice, Reconciliation and Peace in Africa: The ICC and Beyond

The Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa and the Social Science Research Council’s African Peacebuilding Network in collaboration with the Raoul Wallenberg Institute and the Centre for Democracy and Development in Abuja are pleased to announce a conference on the theme: 

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Upcoming Events

Event: International Conference

Theme: International Criminal Justice, Reconciliation and Peace in Africa: the ICC and Beyond

Date: July 10-12, 2014

Venue: Dakar, Senegal

 

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