Courtesy call by Governor Obi and his successor to UN office in Abuja
Feb 21, 2014
Anambra State Governor Peter Obi and his successor, Governor-Elect Willie Obiano, paid a courtesy call on February 19 to the UN Resident Coordinator / UNDP Resident Representative, Mr. Daouda Toure
UNDP Nigeria’s 8th Country Programme Kicks off with a Planning Workshop
Jan 30, 2014
To kick-start implementation of its Country Programme for 2014-2017, UNDP Nigeria held a three-day work-planning workshop with representatives from the six states selected as implementing partners: Anambra, Ekiti, Gombe, Kogi, Niger and Sokoto.
Nigeria Launches Its Junior Professionals Officer (JPO) Programme
Dec 11, 2013
Following the signature of an agreement between Nigeria and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Nigeria became the first African nation to join the partner countries supporting the UN/UNDP’s Junior Professional Officer (JPO) Programme.
Nigerian journalists share experiences on best practice election reporting ahead of 2015
Sep 25, 2013
Nigeria’s journalists benefited from a wealth of international experience on election reporting at a Democratic Governance for Development project conference in Abuja in September 2013.
GEF spends $2.5million on Nigerian communities
Sep 24, 2013
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) says it has spent more than 2.5 million dollars to support 88 community environmental initiatives in twenty-three states in Nigeria. This is part of the organisation's projects under its Small Grants Programme in member developing countries across the world
Freedom of Information Act reaches the grassroots
Aug 20, 2013
The ongoing implementation of the FOI Act in Nigeria registered a significant development in August with the implementation of 876 public sensitization activities in 146 Local Government Areas in the seven pilot states and the FCT.
Inter-Party Youth Forum forms to advocate youth issues
Aug 15, 2013
The Democratic Governance for Development project continued to support youth involvement in the political process with a conference on political participation attended by over 100 participants. The conference was organized to develop an engagement platform between youth civil society organizations and youth leaders of political parties and to validate the Nigerian Agenda on youth political participation.
INEC demonstrate permanent voter cards
Aug 5, 2013
With the assistance of ongoing technical support from the Democratic Governance for Development (DGD) project, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is finalizing its preparations for the commencement of the voter registration process.
DGD Supports Third National Women in Parliament Summit
Jul 19, 2013
The Democratic Governance for Development (DGD) project continued to work at keeping gender issues at the forefront of the Constitution Review Process and to encourage female political leaders through its support o the Third National Women in Parliament Summit, attended by women in elective positions at the local, State and National levels.
Civil Society and Politicians meet to synergize efforts in policy formulation
Jul 4, 2013
The relationship between Nigerian politicians and Civil Society Organizations (CSO) was further enhanced through a joint workshop on the role of CSOs in the Formulation and Implementation of Public Policies and Programmes held at The Protea Hotel, Abuja.