Environment & Conservation

2-Day Capacity Building for Women for Environmental Justice Network (WEJN) in Rivers State

 CEHRD organised a 2-day capacity building for Women for Environmental Justice Network (WEJN) on “Advocating for Environmental Justice” under the environment stream of the Dutch project. The women were drawn from communities across Rivers state with the following objectives: 1. To train them on what is environmental discrimination and how it can be identified; different strategies to …

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Press Release to commemorate 2020 World Ocean Day tagged ‘innovation for sustainable ocean’ on June 8, 2020.

The Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development joins the world to commemorate this year’s world ocean day. The day is set aside by the United Nations to sensitize and educate the global community on the health and challenges of the ocean and its extraordinary rich biodiversity. This year’s theme is tagged “innovation for sustainable …

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Press Release to commemorate 2020 World Environment Day tagged ‘Time for Nature’ on June 5, 2020.  

As the world marks the 2020 World Environment Day titled “Time for Nature”, the Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) decries the degrading state of nature’s goods and services in Nigeria, especially in the Niger Delta. Given the connection between nature and human development, CEHRD insists that achievement of the sustainable development goals …

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Press Release to Commemorate 2020 World Earth Day tagged ‘Climate Action’ on April 22, 2020  

The Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) joins the world to commemorate this year’s World Earth Day tagged Climate Action. This year’s commemoration is remarkable for two main reasons. First, this is the 50th year since the marking of the World Earth Day. Second, the coincidence with the Covid-19 pandemic that has brought almost …

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CEHRD hosted the Netherlands Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency Harry van Dijke and the embassy Second Secretary, Chelsey Buurman

With pleasure and gratitude, CEHRD hosted the Netherlands  Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency Harry van Dijke and the embassy Second Secretary, Chelsey Buurman today at the CEHRD’s Ken Saro-Wiwa Hall of Fame. It was a unique and rare opportunity to discuss topical environmental issues in the Niger Delta region, particularly the Ogoni cleanup. The robust interactive …

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CEHRD hosted the Norwegian Ambassador, His Excellency Jens-Petter Kjemprud and his deputy, Her Excellency Ingrid Skjolaas

With pleasure and gratitude, CEHRD hosted the Norwegian Ambassador, His Excellency Jens-Petter Kjemprud and his deputy, Her Excellency Ingrid Skjolaas yesterday at the CEHRD’s Ken Saro-Wiwa Hall of Fame. It was a unique and rare opportunity to discuss topical environmental and human rights  challenges in the Niger Delta region and CEHRD’s ongoing development efforts.

Tree Planting in Honour of Patrick Naagbanton

On Thursday, 21 November 2019, we, friends and partners planted 49 trees across different locations in Bodo City, Gokana LGA, Rivers State. The trees signifies the 49 years Comrade Patrick B. Naagbanton, CEHRD’s founder lived on earth before his death. He was an iconic Human and Environmental Rights Defender. Today, Friday 22 November 2019,there will …

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