CSOs Convey Citizens’ Public Hearing on the Nigerian Immigration Service Recruitment Exercise Stampede
Following the stampede that occurred during the conduct of the Nigerian Immigration Service recruitment exams on March 15, 2014, where over 20 promising young Nigerians lost their lives, the Say No Campaign-Nigeria, Centre for Democracy & Development (CDD), Brekete Family Radio, and Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) is hosting a
Communique Issued At The End Of A Two-Day Consultative Roundtable On ‘Mending The Leakages: Africa’s Battle Against Illicit Financial Flows
Trust Africa, Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) and Third World Network-Africa, with financial support from Ford Foundation, held a two-day Consultative Roundtable on ‘Mending the Leakages: Africa’s Battle against Illicit Financial Flows,’ at Sheraton Hotel Abuja, Nigeria from 25-26 March, 2014. The primary objective of the roundtable was
Tackling Africa’s Illicit Financial Flows
Trust Africa, Centre for Democracy and Development West Africa and Third WorldNetwork-Africa hold a Consultative Roundtable on Illicit Financial Flows
Trust Africa, Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) and Third World Network Africa, held the first day of the two-day Consultative Roundtable on ‘Mending the Leakages: Africa’s Battle against Illicit Financial Flows,’ at Sheraton Hotel Abuja, Nigeria on March 25, 2014.
The meeting which was attended by policy makers within
CDD holds Second Edition of the Nigeria Political Party Discussion Series (NPPDS) on Party Funding
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), with support from the International Republican Institute (IRI), convened the second edition of the Nigeria Political Party Discussion Series (NPPDS) at Protea Hotel, Apo, Abuja. The meeting, which was
Civil Society Worried by Escalation of Insurgency in the North East
TEXT OF PRESS CONFERENCE BY CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS ON THE INSECURITY SITUATION IN THE NORTH EAST OF THE COUNTRY HELD ON WEDNESDAY, 12TH MARCH, ABUJA
We welcome you to this press conference called by civil society organizations (CSOs) concerned about the situation in the north-east of Nigeria, where Boko Haram insurgency has escalated. We are
Civil Society Organisations: Sensitisation for the collection of permanent voters card should continue
Gentlemen and Ladies of the Press,
On behalf of the CSOs Election Coalition that observed the PVC exercise in Ekiti State, we welcome you to this press conference.
The Coalition comprise Women Advocate Research & Documentation Centre (WARDC), Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), African Centre for Leadership, Strategy & Development (Centre LSD), HEDA Resource Centre, New Initiative for Social Development (NISD), WANEP Nigeria, Centre for Democracy & Development (CDD), JPDI, NCWS, International Press Centre (IPC) and Electoral Reform Network (ERN).
As you are aware, a reliable voters’ register constitutes the critical foundation on
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