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International Security Roundtable on Strengthening Cross Border Prosecution in West Africa

Security Sector Reform in Nigeria
Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) is cooperating with Nigeria’s House of Representatives’ Committee on Army to organize an international security roundtable in Abuja, for stakeholders from across the West Africa region, contiguous states to Nigeria and other countries with similar security challenges as Nigeria to foster the requisite synergy for effective cross-border prosecution of crimes. The two-day roundtable aims at evaluating the requisite structures and instruments that should enhance effective prosecution of cross-border crimes and initiate platforms and strategies to promote collaboration in legislation and enforcement of laws.

Workshop

Optimizing Training and Development through Harmonized Methodologies, Content and Context for Heads and Senior Officers of Security Training Institutions / Colleges in Nigeria

Support to the SSR in Nigeria
Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in cooperation with Nigeria’s House of Representatives’ Committee on Army is organizing a two-day seminar with the theme: “Optimizing Training and Development through Harmonized Methodologies, Content and Context “, for security training institutions / colleges in Nigeria.

Discussion

One-Day Forum on Citizens Conversation with Elected Public Officials

KAS in partnership with National Orientation Agency will be bringing elected public officials in Lagos State together with the electorates in a crucial meeting, where ideas will be exchange and discussions on expectations of the citizens shall be tabled before the Members of the Lagos State House of Assembly.

Seminar

Civil-Military Relations and Human Rights Context in Counter Insurgency Operations

Traningseminar at Nigerian Army College of Logistics
In a tripartite partnership, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung with NACOL and IMPACT for Change and Development are organizing a training seminar for senior officers of the Nigerian Army and other armed forces currently undergoing further training at the Nigerian Army College of Logistics (NACOL).

Seminar

Strategic Initiatives for Strengthening Interagency Collaboration and Conflict Resolution Among Security Agencies

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.

Seminar

Effective Legislation and Oversight of the Security Sector

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

Discussion

The Role of Parliaments in Supranational Communities

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is organizing a event in which Dr. Hans-Gert Pöttering, former President of European Parliament, and the Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege will be discussing and comparing supranational communities and the roles of parliaments in such communities.

Workshop

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

Security Sector Reform in Nigeria
Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in cooperation with Nigeria’s House of Representatives’ Committee on Army is organizing the second dialogue seminar in the series for the South-South geopolitical zone of Nigeria in 2019, for heads of security agencies and leaders of civil society in the zone. The seminars are aimed at creating and strengthening platforms for dialogue to achieve sustainable interagency collaboration among security agencies and cooperation between security agencies and citizens.
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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.

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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.

Event Reports

New Windhoek Dialogue

by Christoph Plate

Konferenz der Mitte-Rechts-Parteien aus Afrika und Europa vor dem 5. AU-EU-Gipfel
Wie sich das Verhältnis zwischen Afrika und Europa durch die Flüchtlingskrise und den zunehmenden chinesischen Einfluss entwickelt, haben mehr als 50 Parlamentarier und Parteienvertreter aus Afrika und Europa beim New Windhoek Dialogue in der Elfenbeinküste diskutiert.

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„Making Africa Work“ - Wie Afrika sich selber helfen kann

Das Handbuch „Making Africa Work“ will wirtschaftlichen und politischen Führungspersönlichkeiten in Afrika Entscheidungshilfen geben. Auf einer Tournee durch die westafrikanischen Länder Benin, der Elfenbeinküste, Nigeria, Senegal, Ghana, Burkina Faso und Niger stellen die Autoren um den Direktor der Brenthurst Foundation, Greg Mills, afrikanische Lösungen für afrikanische Probleme vor.

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Fachgespräch mit dem nigerianischen Senatspräsidenten in Berlin

Bukola Saraki besuchte mit seiner Delegation die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung
Am 9. März traf Dr. Wolfgang Maier, stellvertretender Leiter der Hauptabteilung Europäische und Internationale Zusammenarbeit (EIZ), gemeinsam mit weitere Fachleuten der Stiftung den nigerianischen Senatspräsidenten zu einem Fachgespräch in Berlin. Themen waren u.a. die wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit, die Bekämpfung des Terrorismus in Nigeria und neueste Entwicklungen im Energie- und Klimabereich.

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Nigerianische Politiker informieren sich vor Ort

Abgeordnete und Mitarbeiter verschiedener Regionalparlamente aus Nigeria besuchten vom 16. bis 22. Oktober 2016 Berlin, Hessen und Rheinland-Pfalz. Die Teilnehmer interessierten sich insbesondere für die Parlamentsarbeit und -verwaltung auf nationaler und regionaler Ebene, sowie die deutsche Wirtschafts- und Sozialpolitik.

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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’.

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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.

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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.

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Runder Tisch : Möglichkeiten für Medien und Organisationen zum Dialog mit Nigerias neuer Regierung

Am 21. April setzte die Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in Nigeria die Serie von Runden Tischen zu aktuell politischen Themen, die seit 2014 sehr erfolgreich ist, mit einer zweiten Veranstaltung im Jahr 2015 fort.Im Zentrum der Diskussion stand die Frage, wie die nigerianischen Medien und zivilgesellschaftliche Organisationen den Dialog mit den neu gewählten Regierungen auf überregionaler und lokaler Ebene erfolgreich gestalten können. Als Diskussionsgrundlage diente ein einführender Vortrag von Dr. Otive Igbuzor, dem geschäftsführenden Direktor des Centre-LSD.
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