ANEEJ LAUNCHES NIGER DELTA TRANSPARENCY INDEX DECEMBER 15.

Press Release 13th December, 2017 Benin City, Nigeria…Considering the need to engender transparency, accountability and prudence in the management of resources accruing to the Niger Delta Interventionists Institutions, the Africa Network for Environment & Economic Justice, ANEEJ, is set to launch a monitoring and advocacy tool, the Niger Delta Transparency Index, NDTI on Friday, December […]

TOWARD ACCOUNTABLE AND TRANSPARENT NIGER DELTA INSTITUTIONS: THE CITIZENS REPORT CARD APPROACH

The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, working with a USAID Civil Society project has employed the Citizen Re-port Card tool to engage Niger Delta institutions at National and sub-national levels.   Through this tool, ANEEJ has helped to improve transparency while mitigating years of social justice by ensuring that institutions deliver on […]

FG MUST DIVEST EFCC, ICPC, OTHERS OF THE RESPONSIBILITY OF MANAGING RECOVERED ASSETS – UGOLOR

Background As the Global Forum on Asset Recovery holds in Washington DC, United States this week, the Executive Director of the African Network for Environment and Economic Justice (ANEEJ), Reverend David Ugolor spoke with Abimbola Akosile on Nigeria’s efforts to recover looted funds, climate change, illicit financial flows, international protocols and agreements, among other development issues. Excerpts: […]

ANEEJ PRESENTS ASSET RECOVERY REPORT AT GFAR SUMMIT WASHINGTON DC TODAY

Background and Objectives The inaugural Global Forum on Asset Recovery (GFAR) begins today, 4th December 2017 in Washington DC to end on the 6th. It is being hosted by both the United Kingdom and the United States with support from the Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative (StAR). Its inaugural meeting will focus on assistance to four […]

IFF IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: STOLEN ASSETS AND THE ROLE OF THE MEDIA AND CIVIL SOCIETY (CSOS)

Background 9 November 2017, 4 p.m. – 5.30 p.m. Official UN side events are a platform for admitted observer organizations, which have limited speaking opportunities in the formal negotiations, to engage with Parties and other participants for knowledge sharing, capacity building, networking and exploring actionable options for meeting the climate challenge. UN agencies, admitted observer organizations […]

LET NDIs WORK WITH BUDGET MINISTRY FOR PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION, NDCEF SAYS

CIVIL SOCIETY STATEMENT AT THE END OF THE 3RD NIGER DELTA CIVIC ENGAGEMENT FORUM (NDCEF 2017) ON 13TH NOVEMBER, 2017 The 3rd Niger Delta Civic Engagement Forum (NDCEF 2017) organized by Strengthening Advocacy and Citizen Engagement (SACE), a governance project funded by United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Partnership Initiatives for the Niger […]

AT THE FARM INN SOUTH AFRICA, ANEEJ & AFRICAN CSOs STRATEGIZE ON IFIs

Background Key to the objective of the ANEEJ-SERAP pre-GFAR Consultative Summit in Abuja, 26th October, 2017 is the need to  develop an enduring asset recovery framework for Nigeria with a harmonised message to the inaugural GFAR summit in Washington DC in December, 2017. To build on this, ANEEJ has attended a  Development and Investment in […]

ASSET RECOVERY AN IMPORTANT SHARED PRIORITY IN UK/NIGERIA TIES – ARKWRIGHT

Background BEING THE UK HIGH COMMISSIONER’S OPENING REMARKS PRE-GLOBAL FORUM ON ASSET RECOVERY, ABUJA, 26 OCTOBER 2017  I am extremely pleased to join national and international partners here today for this pre-GFAR consultative meeting, in the lead up to the main event in Washington in December.  Thank you for inviting me to make these brief […]

ANEEJ SPEAKS AT UNODC SPECIAL EVENT ON ILLICIT FINANCIAL FLOWS, IFF,…IN VIENNA

Background: Consequent upon request from Olga Amestitova, Rule-of-Law Expert for the EU and GIZ, ANEEJ executive director the Rev David Ugolor has submitted his bio preparatory to his speech at the UN CoSP 7 side event.  Official side events are a platform for admitted observer organizations, which have limited speaking opportunities in the formal negotiations, to […]

PARADISE PAPERS REPORT: ANEEJ URGES BUHARI TO DEMONSTRATE POLITICAL WILL.

6th November 2017 Press Release Vienna, Austria…The Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has urged the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari to provide leadership by demonstrating that all those mentioned in the Panama Papers Leak as well as the recently released Paradise Report will not only be investigated and brought to justice, but their […]