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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Collation and Announcement of the 2019 Presidential Election Results

Collation and Announcement of the 2019 Presidential Election Results

Issued: 8:00pm Tuesday, 26 February 2019 Introduction The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room (Situation Room) has been observing the national collation and announcement of the ...
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Conduct of the 2019 Presidential and National Assembly Elections on 23 February 2019

Conduct of the 2019 Presidential and National Assembly Elections on 23 February 2019

Issued: 9:00 Monday, 25th February 2019 Introduction Following from its observation of the 2019 Nigerian Presidential and National Assembly elections, the Nigeria Civil Society Situation ...
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Increasing Women’s Participation in Politics in the Niger Delta

Increasing Women’s Participation in Politics in the Niger Delta

The Women in Governance project is an exciting new nine-month project by SDN, in partnership with the Nigerian Women’s Trust Fund (NWTF), and funded by ...
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Statement on INEC’s Postponement of the 2019 Elections

Statement on INEC’s Postponement of the 2019 Elections

[SDN is a member of the Civil Society Situation Room which is made up of civil society organisations (CSOs) working together in support of free, ...
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Too busy to read? Check out SDN's video content on the Niger Delta covering successful rice and cassava pilots, webinars, artisanal oil refining, & the TV series - Dawn in the Creeks.
See all: https://t.co/r74TAPou5C https://t.co/xQKRQ2zJGg

1/SDN is concerned for our staff & the communities we work with in the #NigerDelta by the Fed Govt ban on #Twitter. #FreedomofExpression is vital to democracy everywhere, as is the responsibility not to incite hate/violence – particularly by those in positions of power/influence. https://t.co/tlT5GWSmJd

Last year, SDN blew the lid off the dirty fuels imported into Nigeria with international media coverage. A year later, our explosive research is still shaking things up: https://t.co/eKp5JM4af3

Nigeria needs clean fuels, & tech transfer to transition to green & renewable energy.

SDN brought together private & public sector leaders in #RiversState to discuss our ground-breaking research (out soon!) on how the Niger Delta's economy can recover from the 2020 #Covid19 lockdowns.

See & share our key recommendations now: https://t.co/SKsZx3tyRz https://t.co/WVdLYgQupp