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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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Contributing to credible elections and the development of good governance in Bayelsa State

Contributing to credible elections and the development of good governance in Bayelsa State

The Bayelsa state election is slated for December 2019–off-cycle to the majority of state elections held in Nigeria in early March 2019. These elections have ...
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Innovating livelihood options for the planned restoration of Ogoniland

Innovating livelihood options for the planned restoration of Ogoniland

Summary The Ogoniland area of the Niger Delta region has experienced widespread contamination from petroleum hydrocarbons originating from Nigeria's active oil sector. Following a report ...
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Joint Statement on Rivers State Elections (11.03.19) Suspension

Joint Statement on Rivers State Elections (11.03.19) Suspension

[Note, the following statement refers only to the postponement of the Rivers State Elections on 11th March 2019. Please consult INEC or the Civil Society ...
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Observation of the Governorship, State Houses of Assembly and FCT Area Council Elections

Observation of the Governorship, State Houses of Assembly and FCT Area Council Elections

Issued: 2:00pm Sunday, 10th March 2019 The Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room (Situation Room) continued with its observation of the 2019 Nigeria General Elections and ...
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Wow! We've been nominated for best NGO of the year in the #NigerDelta (Peace & Community Development) at the @gbaramatuvoice #GbaramatuVoice5thAnniversary awards tomorrow. This is credit to the commitment of our staff, partners, & funders.

We'll see you there @gbaramatuvoice https://t.co/DjCYrVqecp

Why is the #NigerDelta so important to #Nigeria & the world? Where is it? What's the environment like? What livelihoods do people have there? What's their history? What's the role of the oil & gas industry? Why is there conflict? Read our little overviews: https://t.co/2wmaYt1MWv https://t.co/DaX32iTGa8

Be sure to register for this free webinar tomorrow morning on accountability & transparency in #oilspill reporting in the #NigerDelta by our friends and partners @PolicyAlert and @NOSDRANigeria https://t.co/oun1e75uWG
POLICY ALERT @PolicyAlert
We invite you to be part of this event on "Oil Spill Reporting." It is brought to you by @NOSDRANigeria in collaboration with @Oxfam @Connected_dev and @PolicyAlert

📅: Sept 18, 2020
⏲️: 9am (WAT)
To Register: https://t.co/CbQhpaPNRS https://t.co/KgoQs8Gw0h

We partnered with @IITA_CGIAR to train 15 young people from #Ogoni, #NigerDelta, on welding to build a new cassava-processing plant. Now cassava can be grown AND processed in Ogoni, & these 15 ppl have a skilled #livelihood *for life*. Watch the video: https://t.co/mNKqusj49S