Grantee Profile

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project

Grants to Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project

  • $350,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 3 years)

    Human Rights

    LAGOS, NIGERIA — The grant to Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) will support the implementation of Nigeria's Freedom of Information Act of 2011 through the filing of cases, training workshops for lawyers and judges, and a compendium of jurisprudence on FOI cases.

  • $350,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Human Rights

    LAGOS, NIGERIA — To conduct strategic litigation before national, sub-regional, and regional courts (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project $700,000 between 2002 and 2015.

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