African Renaissance Network (ARN) is a support organisation for individuals and NGOs working in the area of peace building and conflict transformation. It is an African initiative that seeks to build and improve the skills and capacity of individuals and NGOs to confront the complex conflicts in Africa. It also helps in developing culturally sensitive tools for conflict prevention, mediation and transformation.
ARN uses as it’s basis the African experience in conflict prevention, mediation and transformation and most especially the women experience. Building on the African experience, it puts at the centre stage, dialogue of cultures, religions and civilisations. ... [according to site editor's information]
AAPW is a non-profit NGO that has been working in Nigeria and Ghana in the areas of conflict management and peace education since 1992. It describes its objectives as
* To build awareness of the need and possibilities of peace in society.
* To empower individuals and groups in building peace, through training and networking.
* To develop the framework for the peace process through action-oriented research and intervention in current or potential conflicts. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
This website offers you free access to audio files and transcripts of survivor testimonies on the massacre that took place on October 5th 1967, in the Delta State of community of Asaba, in Nigeria (in the course of the Biafran War / Nigerian Civil War). For more information on the project and on the event documented here see: AsabaMemorial.org andhttp://guides.lib.usf.edu/asabamemorial. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
NCMG is an independent, non-profit and non-governmental, membership based, organisation in Nigeria committed to promoting awareness and providing services in negotiation, mediation and other Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) techniques. It aims to create a cultural shift from litigation as the dominant dispute resolution mechanism and integrate ADR as a supplement towards increasing Access to Justice. Buoyed by a symbiotic synergy from multinational organisations, international dispute resolution providers, Law Firms, Corporate organisations and Government Institutions, NCMG makes in-roads into the legal, corporate, educational, political and socio-economic sphere upholding ADR as the first option in preventing and resolving conflicts. ... [according to site editor's information]
The website of the National Archives of Nigeria gives you broad information on the holdings of the archive sites in Ibadan, Enugu and Kaduna. Furthermore, you will find information on the story and structure of the National Archives and some basic information on Nigeria (national anthem incl. audio file, flag, etc...) and workshops and projects of the archive. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
Pro-Natura International Nigeria, a NGO, works to achieve long-lasting solutions for community development within the Niger Delta. By establishing trusted and transparent Community Foundations, PNI helps communities to lead their own development process. By building institutions, capacity, trust and confidence within the community, PNI is redefining community-led development in the Niger Delta through the Community Development Foundation Initiative. ... [according to site editor's information]
The CLEEN Foundation (formerly know as Centre for Law Enforcement Education) is a NGO with the mission of promoting public safety, security and accessible justice through the strategies of empirical research, legislative advocacy, demonstration programmes and publications, in partnership with government and civil society. ... [according to site editor's information]
The website publishes articles about mainly political but also other issues (historical, society, ...) of the Nigerian federal states Edo and Delta ("Midwest Region"). Furthermore you will find many links to other interesting Nigerian websites. A further thematical focus is on the artificially created language "Guosa". Its advocates talk about the language as possible future lingua franca for Nigeria and neighbouring countries. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
This site presents an experimental on-line catalog of an exhibit: Cutting to the Essence, an illustrated essay-exhibit by Michael Conner on Yoruba art in wood and metal; and Shaping for the Fire, a similar exploration of Akan goldweights by Martha Ehrlich.
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The Catholic Institute for Development, Justice and Peace (CIDJAP), registered as NGO, is a social organ of the Catholic Church, committed to the implementation of the Catholic social teaching. Though its numerous projects in the area of education and child sponsorship/scholarship programme, prison and human rights struggle, primary health care and general health provision, housing and community development initiatives, micro-credit and loans portfolio, democracy monitoring and good governance projects, CARITAS and social assistance for the indigent and the downtrodden of the society, conflict resolution and peace-building, Muslim–Christian dialogue, corporate social responsibility, women and youth's rights and HIV/AIDS, it has touched the lives of millions of people by relentlessly pursuing its tripartite causes of Justice, Development and Peace. ... [according to site editor's information]