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Strengthening Nigeria’s Civil Society Organizations’ Engagement with Global Climate Change Policy

The Centre for 21st Century Issues (C21st) in partnership with EnviroNews Development Network (Endenet) and Society for Planet and Prosperity (SPP) implemented the project “Strengthening Civil Society Organization’s Engagement with Global Climate Change Policy”. The project was supported by the Foreign Commonwealth Development Office (FCDO), British High Commission Abuja and…

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#GCFB34: C21st Executive Director Titilope Akosa’s intervention at GCF Board meeting

The Executive Director, Centre for 21st Century Issues (C21st), Titilope Ngozi Akosa has advocated that developed countries should remain the primary source of funding for the Green Climate Fund (GCF). Akosa stated this at the ongoing thirty-fourth meeting of the GCF (B.34) in Incheon, Republic of Korea. In her intervention…

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C21st organises awareness program for Lagos market women on ‘preventing gender-based violence’

The Centre for 21st Century Issues (C21st) in partnership with Women's Rights and Health Project (WRAHP), on Thursday embarked on an awareness program on prevention of gender-based violence at Kosofe market in Lagos. The traders at the market were urged to give no space to sexual and gender-based violence in…

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FULL COMMUNIQUE: African Civil Society’s position on Loss and Damage, Climate Finance

At the invitation of the Pan-African Climate Justice Alliance and several partners1, African civil society actors, academia, representatives of women and youth movements met at Sunbird Hotel in Lilongwe, Malawi, from 25th to 29th April 2022 for an “African Conference on Loss and Damage and Climate Finance”. The conference aimed…

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C21st Exec. Director Titilope Akosa reading the declaration at African Conference on Loss and Damage, Climate Finance

Executive Director, Centre for 21st Century Issues (C21st), Ms. Titilope Ngozi Akosa reading the declaration at the Pan-African Climate Justice Alliance gathering which had in attendance several partners including African civil society actors, academia, representatives of women and youth movements, at Sunbird Hotel in Lilongwe, Malawi for an “African Conference…

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C21st joins advocacy on why gender-related bills must be passed in Nigeria

The Centre for 21st Century Issues (C21st) joined other advocacy groups, NGOs, CSOs, women-led organisations to express disappointment over the insensitivity of the 9th National Assembly (NASS) in denying women the opportunity of inclusion and representation in governance by voting against the gender bills. It noted that it was even…

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C21st participates at African Youth SDGs Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Program Officer, Centre for 21st Century Issues (C21st) Ms. Odediji Jumoke Victoria joined other delegates at the African Youth SDGs Summit in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia with the theme: “Youth Resilience in COVID-19 era: Pathways to Accelerate Actions to Achieve the SDGs”, held from 9th to 11th of March 2022.…

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#IWD2022: Titilope Akosa, others to discuss Feminist solutions to climate crisis

In commemoration of this year's International Women’s Day, the Executive Director, Centre for 21st Century Issues (C21st), Titilope Ngozi Akosa will on March 8, join other panelists to discuss intersectional feminist approaches to solving climate crisis. The event — environment and society discussion series, which will be held virtually, is…

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Joint Press Statement on the ‘16 Days of Activism’ against Gender-Based Violence by C21ST, WANEP

In commemoration of the 2021 International Campaign against Gender-Based Violence, with theme as Orange the World: End Violence Against Women Now, the Centre for 21st Century Issues (C21st) and the West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP) join Nigeria, the UN and the globe at large to mark the 30th anniversary…

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Second Phase, Vaccination And Herd Immunity: Beyond adverse effects

By Samuel Nwosu When the news hit Nigeria of the production of vaccines to combat the Covid19 pandemic, it was received with huge disbelief that quickly turned into outright rejection. The airwaves and rumour mills were agog with different stories; from seemingly authoritative sources and even supposed global platforms. Almost…

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