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Advocacy Centre Participates in Peace Walk for Climate Action

Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) joined other organisations, activists, environmental justice advocates and climate change campaigners to mark the 2019 International Day of Peace. The theme of this year’s edition of Peace Day which started in 1981 following a United Nations’ Resolution is “Climate Action for Peace”. The street walk in Port Harcourt, the…

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Advocacy Centre trains Local Governemnt Legislators in Rivers State

Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) on September 12, 2019 organised a training and capacity development workshop for local government legislators in Rivers State. The workshop which held at Visa Karena Hotel Port Harcourt was organised in collaboration with Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) and Centre for Environment, Human Rights and Development (CEHRD). (L-R:…

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ADVOCACY CENTRE SENSITIZES VARSITY STUDENTS ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 organized training for University Students in Rivers State to create awareness on Human Rights among the youths. The event was held at Ignatius Ajuru University of Education organized in partnership with Society for Women and Youths Affairs (SWAYA). The program which is tagged “Sensitization…

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The Challenges of Living in a Polluted Environment

Nigeria’s people of Ogoni have a history of environmental pollution following decades of oil mining that terminated in 1993 followings that ousting of Shell that operated in the area. Decades after, the federal government commissioned the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) to scientifically assess the level of environmental pollution in the area leading to the…

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ADVOCACY CENTRE organizes training for Niger Delta Ex-Artisanal Refiners

On Tuesday, November 28, 2017, Youths and Environmental Advocacy Centre (YEAC) organized a sensitization and training programme for Niger Delta Ex-Artisanal Refiners under the auspices of Ogoni Ex-Artisanal Refiners Forum as a peacebuilding mechanism. The training which held in Ogoniland was attended by Ex-Artisanal Refiners from Rivers, Bayelsa and Delta States.

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Modular Refineries, Oil Theft and Latest Developments in the Niger Delta

Over the years, modular refineries have dominated discussions among scholars, civil society organizations, the organized private sector and governments as alternative policy option that can address the perennial twin menace of crude oil theft and artisanal refining in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria. Youths in the Niger Delta that engaged in crude oil theft and artisanal refining contribute to the massive oil spills with an estimate 400,000 barrels…

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Environmental Matters

For a better world!

The environment is our surrounding that includes living as well as non-living things. The non-living components like land, water, air, temperature etc. influence how animals, plants and we as human beings live in a particular area. Living creatures too are dependent on each other for food, shelter etc.

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