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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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Interagency Collaboration and Cooperation between Security Agencies and Citizens in Benue, Nasarawa and Plateau States

Security Sector Reform in Nigeria

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) in cooperation with Nigeria’s House of Representatives’ Committee on Army is organizing a follow-up seminar for heads of security agencies at state and zonal commands with leaders of civil society in the North-Central geopolitical zone of Nigeria, on promoting interagency collaboration and cooperation between security agencies and citizens.

Workshop

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

Security Sector Reform in Nigeria

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

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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