Communique Issued At The End Of The Two-Day Training-Of-Trainers Workshop On Strategic Thinking And Communication Organised By The Human And Environmental Development Agenda (Heda) In Partnership With The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Under The Project On “Support To Anti-Corruption In Nigeria” Held At The Elion House Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos State, Nigeria On 11 And 12 April, 2017
The training brought together selected representatives of CSOs from across the country that have carved a niche in anti-corruption advocacy. This training aimed to update CSO capacity and encourage them to step down their knowledge to less experienced organisations in the field.
At the training, Mr Olanrewaju Suraj and Ms Kehinde Osotimehin–Olorunleke gave the welcome addresses.
In the decades preceding the turn of the new millennium, there were hopes and expectations that year 2000 would provide a magic wand that would provide solutions to many if not all of the intractable challenges facing humanity. It was a period where commonplace were slogans such as “health for all by the year 2000”, “education for all
by the year 2000”, “food sufficiency for all by the year 2000”, “housing for all by the year 2000”, “prosperity for all by the year 2000” and several other slogans. Poverty, hunger, starvation and diseases seemed to be the major challenges facing the developing nations while the developed economies seemed to be enjoying the benefits of
development including human rights, democracy, and good governance. Continue Reading
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Problem Analysis- Lessons learnt from MDG implementation
The evaluations of Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) progress undertaken in in 2015 indicated that performance was mixed with both success and failures recorded within countries as well as among the different Goals. Successes are largely associated with national leadership in mainstreaming MDGs into the national development planning process, adequate financial investments and broad-based stakeholder participation. Continue Reading
“INCLUSIVE PARTICIPATION IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS: OYO STATE AS A PILOT STATE”. A Concept Paper By Civil Society Coalition On Sustainable Development
SDGs are a veritable development tool that could transform the society by impacting positively on the generality of the people provided the operators are committed and focused. The SDGs’ focus on human development coupled with the time-bound target makes them amenable to evaluation thus easily subjecting them to SMART test within the time frame. Since both the governments of the developed and developing countries are committed to SDGs achievement by 2030, then SDGs become a tool that members of the civil society could constantly use to ask their respective governments to account to since they did not sign the 17 SDGs under duress. Continue Reading