Human Rights & Governance

CEHRD First Quarterly Review Meeting of the Female Champions

CEHRD first quarterly review meeting of the female champions at Ogale Civic center, Nchia Eleme. The meeting has in attendance of 58 persons comprising 45 mapped female champions among the 3 target LGAs (Eleme, Oyibo and Okirika) in Rivers State that were sensitize in September 2019 and 13 other persons including facilitators, staff of Clinton …

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CEHRD Press Release On International Human Rights Day 2020

Statement on International Human Rights Day 10 December 2020 The Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) joins the Human Rights community and her partners all over the world to celebrate this year’s International Human Right’s Day tagged “Recover Better-Stand Up For Human Rights”. The recent developments in Nigeria have undermined fundamental rights of …

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CEHRD Calls for End in Police Brutality and Corruption in Nigeria

The Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) has been observing a dangerous trend and pattern in Police brutality and corruption in Nigeria. The ongoing protests by the youths all over the country is the cumulative consequence and evidence of reactions to police brutality nationwide. The protest was borne out of the fact that …

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Rivers State Legislators

The Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development, (CEHRD) organised a one day Capacity Building Workshop for Rivers State Legislators on Biodiversity and Climate Change Legislations organized in Port Harcourt. Present at the workshop was the Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly, (RVHA) Rt. Hon. Ikuinyi-Owaji Ibani, who gave his remark. Also present …

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Political Parties Consultation on Women Inclusion in Politics in Bayelsa State

The Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development, CEHRD organized a Political Parties Consultation on Women Inclusion in Politics in Bayelsa State. The meeting is to influence political parties through their representatives present during the meeting to support 30% women affirmative action for political candidates and political appointees. The results expected include increase in women running on …

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Empowerment Summit on Women Cooperatives in Bayelsa State

The Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) organised Empowerment Summit on Women Cooperatives in Bayelsa State. Participants in the Summit were drawn from Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Ministry of Women Affairs, NDDC, Bureau for Cooperatives, Bayelsa State, Private Sector, Central Bank of Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Africa Development Bank and other Microfinance …

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Bundu Waterfront

The Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) organized a community science mapping trip to Bundu Waterfront, Bundu community in Rivers State. The 24 participants which were made up of 10 females and 14 males were drawn from CEHRD staff, students from both University of Port Harcourt, and Rivers State University, Bundu community members …

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CEHRD To BYSHA: Expedite Action In Domesticating VAPP Act

The Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) on Friday called on the Bayelsa State House of Assembly to expedite action in the domestication of Violence Against Persons Prohibition Act (VAPP) in the state. Speaking during a peace walk in Yenagoa, which started from Peace Park and terminated at the state House of Assembly …

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