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Capacity Building for Permanent Secretaries of the Federal Republic of Nigeria: Implementing National...
Promoting Democratic and Good Governance

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Promoting Democratic and Good Governance
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Seminar on Strategic Initiatives for Strengthening Interagency Collaboration and Conflict Resolution Among Security Agencies

Support to the SSR

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is cooperating with Nigeria’s House of Representatives’ Committee on Army to organize a two-day seminar on strengthening interagency collaboration and conflict resolution towards eliminating interagency rivalry, through review of overlapping mandates of security agencies.

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Seminar on Enhancing the Role of Parliamentary Committees in Fostering Interagency Collaboration through Effective Security Sector Legislation

Support to the SSR

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is cooperating with Nigeria’s House of Representatives’ Committee on Army to organize a two-day seminar for the leadership and members of the various committees on the security agencies in the House of Representatives. The seminar, which is a follow up to initial seminars organized by KAS for members of these committees, aims at enhancing the capacity of chairmen, deputy chairmen and members of the committees to evaluate the overlapping mandates in the laws of the various security agencies and work out ways of reviewing the laws to eliminate or reduce interagency rivalry and conflicts.

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Freedom of the Press and the Codes of Conduct for Nigerian Journalists and Media Houses

Promoting Democratic and Good Governance

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is organizing a capacity building workshop for selected journalists from the major media houses in Nigeria to enhance and update them on the current threats to the freedom of the press in Nigeria, and review with them the applicable codes of conduct guiding their activities.

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Interagency Collaboration among Security Agencies in the North-East Zone

Support to the SSR

KAS is cooperating with Nigeria’s House of Representatives’ Committee on Army, and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) to organize a four-day training workshop for middle-level officers of security agencies in the North-East geopolitical zone on promoting interagency collaboration and operational effectiveness. The workshop which will hold in Bauchi, Bauchi State, is for officers drawn mainly from operations, public relations, peace and conflict resolution departments from the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Air Force, Nigeria Police, Department of State Services, Nigeria Immigrations Service, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, Federal Road Safety Corps, the NSCDC among others from Bauchi, Gombe and Yobe States.

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Interagency Collaboration and Cooperation between Security Agencies and Citizens in Bauchi, Gombe and Yobe States.

Support to the SSR

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is cooperating with Nigeria’s House of Representatives’ Committee on Army to organize a two-day seminar for heads of security agencies at state and zonal commands with leaders of civil society groups in the North-East geopolitical zone, on promoting interagency collaboration among security agencies, and fostering harmonious cooperation between security agencies and civilian citizens.

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Capacity Building for the House of Representatives’ Committee on Human Rights

Promoting Democracy and Good Governance

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung in partnership with National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) and the House Committee on Human Rights are organizing a 2-day capacity building workshop for all the Members of the Committee on Human Rights.

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Capacity Building Workshop for Abia State House of Assembly "Promoting Democracy and Good Governance"

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in partnership with the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) is organizing a workshop to build the capacity of the Members of Abia State House of Assembly in Enugu, Enugu State.

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Capacity Building Workshop for Cross River State House of Assembly "Promoting Democracy and Good Governance"

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in partnership with the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) is organizing a workshop to build the capacity of the Members of Cross River State House of Assembly in Enugu, Enugu State.

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Interagency Collaboration among Security Agencies in the South-South Zone

Support to the SSR in Nigeria

KAS is cooperating with Nigeria’s House of Representatives’ Committee on Army, and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) to organize a four-day training workshop for middle-level officers of security agencies in the South South geopolitical zone on promoting interagency collaboration. The training workshop which will hold in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State will have participants who are officers drawn mainly from operations, public relations, peace and conflict resolution departments from the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Air Force, Nigeria Police, Department of State Services, the NSCDC among others from Bayelsa, Delta and Rivers States.

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Capacity Building Workshop for Enugu State House of Assembly "Promoting Democracy and Good Governance"

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in partnership with the National Institute for Legislative and Democratic Studies (NILDS) is organizing a workshop to build the capacity of the Members of Enugu State House of Assembly in Enugu, Enugu State.

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Interagency Collaboration and Cooperation between Security Agencies and Citizens in Rivers, Delta and Bayelsa States

Support to the SSR in Nigeria

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in cooperation with Nigeria’s House of Representatives’ Committee on Army is organizing a dialogue seminar for heads of security agencies and leaders of civil society groups in the South-South geo-political zone to promote collaboration among security agencies and cooperation between security agencies and civilian citizens.

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Seminar on Strategic Initiatives for Strengthening Interagency Collaboration and Conflict Resolution Among Security Agencies For Heads and Senior Officers of Security Agencies and Chairmen of Committees on Security in Nigeria’s House of Representatives

Support to the SSR in Nigeria

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is cooperating with Nigeria’s House of Representatives’ Committee on Army to organize a two-day seminar on strengthening interagency collaboration and conflict prevention/resolution, for the leadership of security agencies and chairmen of committees on security in Nigeria’s House of Representatives.

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Retreat on “Optimizing the Role of Parliamentary Committees in Strengthening Security Sector Reform in Nigeria”

Support to the SSR in Nigeria

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is cooperating with Nigeria’s House of Representatives’ Committee on Army to organize a two-day seminar/retreat Optimizing the Role of Parliamentary Committees in Strengthening Security Sector Reform in Nigeria, for the leadership (chairmen and deputies) of all the committees on security in House of Representatives including committees on National Security and Intelligence, Interior, Defence, Army, Navy, Air Force, and Police.

KAS Nigeria

Tackling Security Challenges in West Africa: Embracing Coordination and Cooperation

International Conference on Security in West Africa

KAS Nigeria successfully organized a two-days high level international conference with the theme “Tackling Security Challenges in West Africa: Embracing Coordination and Cooperation”, which was held on 16 and 17 July 2019, in Abuja, Nigeria. KAS Nigeria partnered with Nigeria’s House of Representative’ Committee on Army to organize the conference with funding from the Foreign Office of the Federal Republic of Germany.

How Vital is Religion in the 2019 Elections in Nigeria?

Policy Dialogue for the Media and CSO

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung organized a one day round table meeting on “How Vital is Religion in the 2019 Elections in Nigeria?” in Abuja on September 6th, 2018, in an effort to bring CSOs and Media to interchange on ways in which elections are being affected by religion in Nigeria.

Constituents financial needs are not part of legislators' functions

We require Attitudinal And Moral Compass Change strategies for both political and citizen classes.Citizens must be appealed to by a media outreach and fora like this to reduce the need to accost the politicians for funds to substitute for the failures of politics- unemployment, ill-health, no scholarships, high interest rates, and meet the challenges of an ‘I de manage’ mentality. ‘NOBODY WANTS TO BEG’.

Citizens Conversation With Elected Leaders

For most people, democracy is simply about the ritual of periodic elections. Seldom, if ever are they concerned with what ever happens in between elections. Democracy without informed and active citizens will remain defective. To get citizens involved in participatory governance, there is need for a structure.

Training of Trainers of NSCDC

Lecturers of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) were trained on new materials for enhancing their lectures on civic education themes and peace and conflict issues.The training was conducted from 25th to 29th of May 2015 at the NSCDC Academy in Abeokuta.

Cooperation between the Executives and the State Parliaments in making Laws

The programme for delegates from parliaments of Plateau, Cross River and Ogun States took place from March 26 -27, 2014 in Obudu Mountain Resort.The theme was chosen to discuss how the cooperation between the executives and the legislature towards making good laws for their states could be improved.

Interactive Workshop on Mitigating Violence

This 2-day workshop was held in partnership with COMMUNITY POLICING PARTNERS FOR JUSTICE, SECURITY AND DEMOCRATIC REFORMS (COMPPART) at Entry Point Hotel and Suites, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State from March 10 - 11, 2014.It was a security and conflict prevention workshop for the Zone 6 police zonal command, which comprises of Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Rivers and Ebonyi States. The region is known to have serious security issues especially land disputes, youth violence, gang or cult wars, which have hampered development and trust among the different ethnic groups in the region.

Roundtable on Cooperation of CSOs and the Media in the Preparation for the coming Elections

On March 4, 2014, about 30 participants from Civil Society Organizations (CSO) and media practitioners met at the KAS Abuja office to assess the cooperation between CSOs and the Media, especially in view of the coming elections.

Seminar and Election Monitoring of the German Federal Elections 2013

What can Nigeria learn from Germany?

A seminar on German federal elections with journalists, 5 high ranking representatives from the Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Nigeria Police took place in the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation office on 22.09.2013. The Secretary to INEC, represented by Mr. I.K. Bawa, Esq. gave an insight into the Nigerian electoral system and Dr. Weth, representative of the German Embassy in Abuja, explained the German electoral system.

State of Human Rights Practice and Enforcement in FCT

The Need for Collaboration among Stakeholders

Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung Nigeria collaborates with the recently inaugurated Human Rights Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association to organize a workshop on ways to ensure better Human Rights practice and enforcement in the FCT.

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