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Centre for Democracy & Development (Nigeria)

Abuja, Nigeria

Centre for Democracy & Development (Nigeria) was awarded $1,840,000 between 2016 and 2018, including 4 grants in Human Rights and On Nigeria.

$40,000

2018 • 3 months • On Nigeria

Established in 1997, the Centre for Democracy and Development aims to promote the values of democracypeace and human rights in Africa, particularly in the West African sub-region. The award is to strengthen accountability in Nigeria. It supports the participation of at least 50 experts and practitioners from Nigeria and elsewhere to address the challenges and proffer solutions to tackle the spread of fake news, disinformation and cyber vulnerabilities in the forthcoming 2019 elections. 

The CDD led conference will identify the impact of fake news on journalism and democracy, freedom of press and speech while exploring the role of social media in the fake news crisis. The conference hopes to proffer solutions to tackle the spread of fake news, disinformation and cyber vulnerabilities in the forthcoming 2019 elections.

$50,000

2017 • 2 months

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) was founded in 1997 to provide independent/non-partisan approaches to capacity-building, policy advocacy and research on democratic governance, human rights and security issues. CDD is hosting a convening in collaboration with the steering committee for transitional justice in Nigeria, which comprises of representatives from the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), the Presidential Committee on the Northeast Initiative (PCNI), the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), to establish a community of practice on transitional justice issues in Nigeria.

$50,000

2017 • 2 months

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) was founded in 1997 to provide independent/non-partisan approaches to capacity-building, policy advocacy and research on democratic governance, human rights and security issues. CDD is hosting a meeting in partnership with stakeholders across the continent of Africa, to define areas of collaborative partnership on Transitional Justice in line with a continent-wide implementation plan, and develop an action plan on facilitating the adoption of the AUTJA by individual African countries.

$1,700,000

2016 • 2 years • Human Rights

The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) was founded in 1997 to provide independent/non-partisan approaches to capacity-building, policy advocacy and research on democratic governance, human rights and security issues. CDD is working with authorities in Nigeria to develop a mechanism to address the Boko Haram Insurgency in the North East, and promote transitional justice efforts in the West Africa sub-region. The organization is developing a comprehensive national transitional justice policy framework; including transitional justice in all government-led post-conflict reconstruction efforts, and conducting a nationwide campaign on peace, justice and reconciliation. CDD is also working with the Economic Community of West African States to ensure implementation of the African Union Transitional Justice Policy and build capacity of key member states to adopt Transitional Justice processes in the West Africa sub-region.

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