A Peace Campaign/Sensitization Rally in Ogoniland in Gokana LGA, to forestall any violence that may arise during the implementation of the clean-up. The project was funded by NACGOND.
Bodo City Girls Secondary School Environment Club in Gokana LGA, established by CEHRD with support from NACGOND; CEHRD congratulating the 1st prize winner in an essay competition organized for Environment Clubs in Government Secondary Schools, Port Harcourt by the Centre for Conflict and Gender Studies, University of Port Harcourt.
In October 2017, CEHRD trained citizen journalists attended the slum dwellers international West African summit held in Lagos, Nigeria. The summit brought together people living in slum communities across Seven (7) countries in West Africa. At the summit, the trainees screened two (2) independent community videos to the participants of the summit, showing the challenges faced by the slum dwellers in Rivers State and how they have been using independent media in advocating and campaigning for the protection of their right to housing.
A cross section of participants at a training organised by CEHRD for oil impacted communities from Eleme LGA on Environmental, Social, Health, Human Rights and Gender Impact Assessments (ESHR IA) funded by CORDAID.
A cross-section of participants from Gokana LGA engaged in group work during a value reorientation and non-violence approach training organized by CEHRD with support from CORDAID built the capacity of Ogoni community youths on the different perspective to an issue and also train them on non-violent approaches that can be utilized for effective advocacy during the Ogoni Environmental Restoration Programme.
Participants during a feedback communication strategy workshop for relevant stakeholders on the Ogoni Environmental Restoration Programme to initiate a platform for communication and dialogue between Ogoni communities, CSOs and government stakeholders on issues and development on the clean-up exercise.
CEHRD led Citizen Journalists during the Radio talk-shows at Nigerian Info 92.3FM, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. At the moment the citizen journalists under the Nigeria Slum and Informal Settlement Federation have started receiving calls from the general public, who are willing to either be part of the advocacy process or provide key witnesses to the issues raised during the radio talk-shows.
CORDAID Lobby & Advocacy Capacity Assessment of Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) as part of the requirements of the Strategic Partnership Lobby & Advocacy (L&A) and planning for 2018. The meeting held on Thursday. October 12th, 2017 from 8:30 am to 12 noon in the Ken Saro Wiwa hall of fame, Legacy Centre. CORDAID staff, Akinwumi Oke and external consultant from CORDAID, Anna Marie facilitated the process.