Stakeholder Democracy Network (SDN) was established as a non-governmental not-for-profit organisation in 2004 to support those affected by the extractives industry and weak governance.

We work with communities and engage with governments, companies and other stakeholders to ensure the promotion and protection of human rights, including the right to a healthy environment. Our work currently focuses on the Niger Delta.

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PRESS RELEASE: Shrinking civic space in Rivers State

PRESS RELEASE: Shrinking civic space in Rivers State

New research by Stakeholder Democracy Network (SDN) indicates that civic space in Rivers State is squeezed on all sides… and it’s getting worse. The situation ...
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Community Monitoring and Advocacy Groups help secure N4.3bn worth of development projects in the Niger Delta

Community Monitoring and Advocacy Groups help secure N4.3bn worth of development projects in the Niger Delta

SDN has worked with six communities across Rivers and Bayelsa states in the Niger Delta to develop highly effective Community Monitoring and Advocacy Groups (CMAGS) ...
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SIWP and portal secure high-level backing!

SIWP and portal secure high-level backing!

Hon. Minister of State, MNDA, Senator Omotayo Alasoadura in group photograph with a cross-section of participants at the round table discussion meeting on the SIWP ...
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What’s in the latest Petroleum Industry Bill draft? Environmental and Host Community concerns.

What’s in the latest Petroleum Industry Bill draft? Environmental and Host Community concerns.

On the 1st July, both the House of Representatives and Senate passed third readings of the Petroleum Industry Bill. Our analysis is based on the ...
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The SDN team in London is growing.

We're currently hiring for two new opportunities:
➡️ Finance Director
➡️ Programme Funding Manager

Find out more here: https://t.co/wiaFP9G8kA

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#Thread

New report: International oil companies are selling off assets in the Niger Delta without addressing their toxic legacies. Communities endured 60yrs+ of environmental pollution and social strife caused by operations. These problems will continue & could worsen. https://t.co/T3r5eLVetG
#PanelDiscussion

Register and join us at 11Am tomorrow as Tengi of @NRGInstitute will be joining panellists to discuss the impact on policy of divestment in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry.

Register here: https://t.co/TxbKR174yJ https://t.co/DP8m2FERh5
What are the implications as international oil companies exit the Niger Deta? Where will impacted communities stand in a #JustTransition?

Join a free panel discussion on Wed 1 Dec, 2021.

Register here: https://t.co/TxbKR174yJ https://t.co/gMs3K4UfBl