Starting as s a specialist provider of human rights legal services and purveyor of skills in the legal aspects of transition management in 1997 HURILAWS today is also a public policy think-tank and pressure group working in partnership with multi-sector development and change actors to promote accountable and transparent governance in Nigeria. In particular, HURILAWS is the driver of the Multi-Sector Law Group (MSLG), which is a multi-disciplinary network of civil society actors and organizations for democratic change in Nigeria, chaired by Olisa Agbakoba, Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and founder of HURILAWS.
A number of publications are for download. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
TI is a non governmental organization dedicated to increasing government accountability and curbing both international and national corruption. TI Kenya as a national Chapter is financially and institutionally independent but observes the movement's guiding principles of non investigative work and independence from government, commercial and partisan political interests. ... [according to site editor's information]
IAP works to strengthen democratic structures impacting on corruption and governance and conducts relevant studies and surveys, including devising useful tools which are fed into its campaigns and advocacy programme. The organisation operates at the federal, state and local government levels - where individuals and groups have the opportunity to contribute to the decision making process, thereby contributing to efforts aimed at eliminating or reducing corruption and opaqueness. The organisation actualises its mission through research and surveys into issues germane to democracy, development and good governance in Nigeria, publication and dissemination of governance-related information and employing the findings of such studies as advocacy tools. ... [according to site editor's information]
Kituo Cha Katiba is a regional non-governmental organisation established in 1997 with a mission to promote multi-disciplinary debate, dialogue and action on constitutionalism, good governance and democratic development in Eastern Africa through research, information dissemination, networking, advocacy and activism. Kituo Cha Katiba compliments individual and national initiatives through constructive engagement and collaboration. ... [according to site editor's information]
CAAGLOP's mission is to encourage the involvement of Africans in national and regional development through the use of local knowledge and personal involvement in order to develop mechanisms that will obtain effective and sustainable results in the fight against hunger, poverty, unemployment, human rights abuses and the AIDS pandemic in Africa. Its activities are aimed at providing information to a large number of Africans regarding issues that affect their daily lives and to provide a forum for self-expression as well as interacting with others on various social, political, health, economic and educational issues.
CAAGLOP is an African NGO based in Dakar, Senegal. It receives financial support United Nations Volunteers (UNV). ... [according to site editor's information]
EthicsSA is a non-profit NGO with the mission "building an ethical South Africa". EthicSA's work covers a wide spectrum of ethical issues raised by individual and collective human action, with a special focus on organisational ethics (including business ethics) and bioethics (medical ethics). [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]...
IFAnet is a not-for-profit New Media and ICT4D organization in Nigeria with the mandate to bring about strategic developmental changes in social and cultural life through the application of traditional and the new media of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs), with the ultimate objective of bringing about more deliberative, open communities for the enthronement of good governance in Nigeria and the West Africa subregion. ... [according to site editor's information]
CITAD is a NGO committed to the use of information and communication technologies for development and promotion of good governance. The overall aim is to provide guidelines informed by both research and practice on how ICTs could be properly deployed for development purposes. Its specific objectives are inter alia:
* Raise awareness about the use of ICTs in development
* Campaign for an appropriate national policy on ICTs
* Conduct research on ICTs in development
* Propagate best practices in ICT applications in development
* Use ICTs as tools for the promotion of democracy and good governance ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
CEAC is a network of NGOs and human rights institutions formed in May 2003. The objectives of the Coalition are to have full ratification of the protocol establishing the African Court by all 53 member states of the African Union (AU); to enhance transparency in the nomination and election of judges; provide a platform for sustainable civil society participation in the creation of the African Court; and provide technical support to the AU and the African Court. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
The SANGONeT NGO Portal provides a gateway to the South African NGO sector. Its four main objectives are to develop the institutional capacity of the NGO sector through the provision of information that is intended to support stronger management practises; map NGOs and their activities through PRODDER, the most comprehensive database of its kind in Africa; create a community space for civil society exchange; and promote the benefits of ICTs in support of the work of civil society. The portal provides NGOs with a mechanism to air their views, while also creating the opportunity for other stakeholders to critique and evaluate the sector. ... [according to site editor's information]