The LEDAP is a NGO of lawyers and other law professionals working together on a shared commitment to justice, the rule of law and human dignity in Nigeria. Its mission is to create sustainable capacity in the civil society for the legal protection of human rights and public interest casework thereby improving the regime of good governance, the rule of law and administration of justice in Nigeria. ... [according to site editor's information]
The IHRHL is a NGO in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. Its primary objective is to effectively create a culture of rights and responsibilities through its bottom-up programs in Nigeria. It is dedicated to bringing law in its social, economic and cultural form, within the reach of rural communities in the Niger Delta region specifically and Nigeria in general. In doing so, it carries out series of programmes and activities in partnership with the communities that it serves. ... [according to site editor's information]
SERI is is a non-governmental human rights and humanitarian organization, which provides relief and humanitarian material assistance to victims of internal displacements arising from forced evictions and other natural and man-made disasters.SERI’s goal is to contribute towards global poverty eradication and entrenchment of good governance through improved access to economic, social and cultural Rights. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
CIRDDOC Nigeria is an independent NGO established for the protection and promotion of human rights and women's human rights and the strengthening of civil society. Its strategies include Awareness Raising and Capacity Building, Advocacy (Social and Legislative), Research Documentation & Publication, Legal Aid, Resources and Library Service, Monitoring and Evaluation. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
WARDC is a non profit civil rights organization established in the year 2000 to promote respect for human rights, gender equality, equity, rule of law, accountability and social justice in Nigeria.
WARDC has developed over the years, working to reassert pro-people budget and women emancipation at all levels of the society, protecting rights and promoting equity in gender relations through advocacy, reporting, impact litigation, research and documentation.WARDC mission is to:
·Advance education, research, self development and positive change in the society.
·Promote gender equity as a principle of human rights and a developmental goal.
·Advocate gender re - balancing in resource distribution, legal rights and political participation.
·Promote gender justice and the achievement of equality in policies, laws and social relations.
·Contribute positively to the achievement of good governance, transparency, accountability and people friendly legal system in Nigeria....
The CDD is a civil society organisation (NGO) funded by the European Union with offices in Abjua, Lagos and London. "Our goal is to serve as the ultimate catalyst in the transformation of the West African sub-continent into an integrated, economically vibrant and democratically governed community that assures holistic security to the population and is capable of permanent peaceful conflict management." ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
Formerly known as the Niger Delta Project for Environment, Human Rights, and Development (NDPEHRD), the Center for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) is a rural-based NGO founded by conservationists, environmentalists, activists, and health workers in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. CEHRD was formed to respond to the environmental, human rights, rural health, and underdevelopment problems plaguing the Niger Delta.
The goal is to serve as a bridge between the rural communities of Nigeria and their rights by empowering them through education andassistance. CEHRD has four programme areas:
* Rural health and population
* Human rights
* Community development ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
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]
MOSOP is an Ogoni-based non-governmental, non-political apex organisation of the Ogoni ethnic minority people of South-Eastern Nigeria and was founded in 1990 with the mandate to campaign non-violently to:
* Promote democratic awareness
* Protect the environment of the Ogoni People
* Seek social, economic and physical development for the region
* Protect the cultural rights and practices of the Ogoni people
* Seek appropriate rights of self determination for the Ogoni people ... [according to site editor's information]
The Women, Law and Development Centre Nigeria is a NGO with the mission to empower women to have self-esteem to actualize their rights in all spheres of society and thus become agents of change on their own behalf. WLDCN runs different related programmes and projects. [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]