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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Vacancy: Senior Communications Officer

Vacancy: Senior Communications Officer

£25,000 - £28,000 per year Permanent, Full-time We’re seeking a committed individual with initiative, who can lead and deliver the communications work of a small ...
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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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Important work here from @UChiAir, which shows life expectancy is cut by 4.7 years in the Niger Delta due to excessive air pollution. This is a preventable tragedy, & SDN’s own work has exposed some of the key causes, including dirty fuel imports: Read (
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Air Quality Life Index (AQLI) @UChiAir
The impact of particulate #pollution on life expectancy is comparable to that of smoking, 2x that of alcohol and drug use, 3x that of unsafe water, 5x that of HIV/AIDS, and 29x that of conflict and terrorism. Learn more from the new #AQLI report: https://t.co/s8tzkV7sFy https://t.co/dCZY1sBmcU

We are excited about the launch of the We-You Project in partnership with @ActionAidNG & @SDNNigerDelta, to tackle exclusion of women and youths in governance processes in 🇳🇬.

Inclusion of citizens in decision-making processes is integral to strengthening Nigeria’s democracy. https://t.co/NsADmC2xUJ

In collaboration with @ActionAidNG we are excited to continue our work to increase representation of women and young people and their concerns in politics in #RiversState with support from @UKinNigeria https://t.co/24VzpPuqHv
UK in Nigeria🇬🇧 @UKinNigeria
We are excited about the launch of the We-You Project in partnership with @ActionAidNG & @SDNNigerDelta, to tackle exclusion of women and youths in governance processes in 🇳🇬.

Inclusion of citizens in decision-making processes is integral to strengthening Nigeria’s democracy. https://t.co/NsADmC2xUJ

We're hiring: Senior Communications Officer

Join our close-knit small London-based team to work with people living in the Niger Delta to improve the environmental recovery, governance, security, & livelihood options.

Apply now: https://t.co/IvDHd5YV8Q https://t.co/sirspdyWQ7