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ADVOCACY CENTRE SENSITIZES STUDENTS ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN RIVERS STATE

ADVOCACY CENTRE SENSITIZES STUDENTS ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN RIVERS STATE ADVOCACY CENTRE on Monday, September 30, 2019 organized and sensitised over 1,000 students of Government Girls Secondary School, Rumuokwuta, Port Harcourt, Rivers State on Human Rights. The program tagged “Sensitization and Awareness Creation on human rights among youths and students in Rivers State” also had…

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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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