Throughout the various violent conflicts and civil strife that west africa has experienced, these groups have played a pivotal role in building lasting peace within communities and states the initiatives of groups such as wanep, west africa civil society institute (wacsi), mano river union women's peace. Ihediwa, n c and amaechi, c m (2011) “understanding the moral obligations of the citizens and the corresponding state responsibilities: the nigerian experience” in jumoke f oloidi (ed) nigerian peoples: cultures and development (enugu: humanities unit, school of general studies unn & ebenezer productions. Wanep places special focus on collaborative approaches to conflict prevention, and peacebuilding, working with diverse actors from civil society, governments, intergovernmental bodies, women groups and other partners in a bid to establish a platform for dialogue, experience sharing and learning, thereby complementing. Women, peace and security in nigeria joint shadow report cedaw committee, 67th session (july 2017) submitted for the committee's review of nigeria's combined 7th and west africa network for peacebuilding (wanep) women's this report has been developed drawing from the experiences of women, and. Centre for peace advancement in nigeria (cepan) cepan is an ngo that was was established in february 2004 in response to the plethora of violent sectarian west africa network for peacebuilding (wanep) wanep is a leading regional peacebuilding organisation founded in 1998 in response to civil wars that. The west africa network for peacebuilding, ghana (wanep-ghana) is a non- profit making peacebuilding non-governmental organization it is a civil society in and workshop facilitation • good experience in microsoft word, powerpoint, and use of excel to do varied presentation of data and reports.
Structures and west africa network for peace building (wanep) that has the largest presence of civil society least seven have experienced significant low- scale conflict within the last 25 years and these conflicts evolved as a management, resolution peace and security, ecowas secretariat abuja, nigeria, 1999. Bridget usifo osakwe is programme manager, women in peace-building, a west africa network for peace-building (wanep) project in nigeria with over 15 years of for us in wanep, we have such experiences in different communities and i can send you the reports of those documented interventions. Against corruption (pacac)—a committee set up by nigerian president muhammed buhari to strengthen his administration's fight against corruption—on october 21 of ibadan, nigeria, and an affiliate of the west africa network for peacebuilding (wanep), a member organization of the southern voices network for.
(wanep), towards enhancing women participation in peace and security issues in nigeria, through one of among the ogoni women group in niger-delta region of nigerian, as well as how the women are making use table 1: categories of violence experienced by ogoni women14 table 2: list. Christian women for excellence and empowerment in nigerian society united states institute of peace v4c voices for change vowan voice of widows, divorcees and orphans of nigeria wanep west african peace network wic these experiences differ from those of men and boys, women and girls are largely. Goodwill messages: goodwill messages were by gndr west africa coordinator mr adessou through skype call, followed by representatives of wanep, mr lanre yusuf, oysema and nema respectively field experiences: mrs tosin apiriola ajayi whose organisation worked around four agrarian communities including. Experiences of mediation in west africa and discussing successes and challenges will and initiative of those who are working on mediation in the region, as well as those simply working to improve the practice ecowas region mali niger nigeria cape verde wanep — west africa network for peacebuilding.
Early warning early response experiences in the different regions4 day 2 2 ewer experience sharing session practice: sharing the wanep experience & strategy planning that was organized by the west africa network for the wanep-nigeria early warning experience geographical background of nigeria. Trust, mr chukwuemeka eze of wanep, hajia bilkisu yusuf of abantu for development and mrs grace awodu of institute for peace and conflict resolution for their technical expertise towards the development of nigeria's nap the process was guided by them we also like to acknowledge the director of women affairs,.
The mid-term review of the west africa network for peacebuilding (wanep) final report june 2013 dr iur mehari taddele maru sida decentralised expertise, of local issues related to its work on conflict prevention, peace building au, adb, acbf and the governments of nigeria and ghana to jointly own. In order to project women's voices for peace in the farmers/fulani herdsmen conflict in benue state, wanep- nigeria with funds from urgent action fund – africa implemented the project “working with stakeholders to promote peace in benue state” the peace march provided a united front for the women to call for peace.
Universal primary education utag university teachers association of ghana wanep west africa network for peacebuilding win women in nigeria wrpp women's rights peace party with the coming of the moi regime in 1978, kenya experienced a proliferation of civil society organizations. Bridget got involved in social development work in 1999 and has since acquired trainings and experience in peace and conflict transformation processes specific areas of interest include gender human and women's rights, conflict resolution and peacebuilding, gender and disaster, women and arms control, women. Uche wisdom durueke is a lawyer and civil society activist he is the president, civil liberties organization (clo) and the president, centre for peace across ( cepab) also, he sits in the board of west africa network for peacebuilding ( wanep) nigeria as the director of publicity he was in the steering committee of the.
The rspo work is currently being done by highly experienced oxfam novib policy advisers based in the hague 2500 gx the hague, the netherlands nigeria 244268 17500 incoming transaction oxfam novib 17500 netherlands government co-funding dutch wanep nigeria peacebuilding nigeria 12500 incoming. Nigeria shell called in their military partners, the military force who then converted a peaceful protest to into a painful experience for the women women in the niger peace wanep said women are rising to the occasion of transformation and peace building processes they now actively participate in decision that affect. Wanep has been using this methodology internally for their own peacebuilding work, as well as training with other actors in most countries in west for country level conflict analysis, the experience of applying the methodology has shown that in countries such as nigeria and ghana conflicts are more.
West africa network for peacebuilding (wanep) nigeria about wanep wanep is a regional non-profit peacebuilding organization founded in 1998 in response to civil wars that plagued regularly share experience and information on peacebuilding, conflict transformation, social, ethno-religious and. I believe that peace exchange provides an opportunity to learn from experts around the world, as well as share my knowledge and expertise with the community second, between july and december 2015, i served as a research consultant for west africa network for peacebuilding (wanep) nigeria with responsibility of. Abuja, nigeria e: [email protected] publications click to view ignatius' publications click to view ignatius' blog posts ignatius emeka onyekwere, early warning advisor, brings 15 years of on-the-ground experience in peace and conflict work in west africa, working knowledge of wanep and ecowarn,.