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CLEEN Foundation in June 2008 moved to her new office complex (CLEEN Foundation Resource Centre) in Lagos. In futherance of her mission to promote public saftey, security and justice through empirical research, legislative advocacy and demonstration.. more
Our conference room is available for your business meetings, workshops, seminars, trainings e.t.c, with a seating capacity of up to 50 persons. A public address system with 2 cordless microphones, mulimedia projector, visual system presenter, DVD more
WAGING PEACE IN WEST AFRICA:
A GOOD PRACTICES GUIDE TO DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE OF THE SECURITY SECTOR
The 15 countries of the West Africa sub-region, organized under the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), stretch from Senegal in the west to Nigeria in the east. Since the Third Wave of Democratization from the late 1980s, most of these countries ‘have established rule of law, functioning state institutions and relatively good governance.’ Such is the tempo of democratization that in Ghana, Senegal, and Benin Republic incumbent ruling parties have been defeated at the polls, leading to peaceful alternation in governance, while Nigeria has enjoyed the longest spell of civilian rule in its post-colonial history. Furthermore, the ECOWAS countries have also.........Read more.
LES CONFLITS ET LA GOUVERNANCE DE LA SECURITE
La gouvernance du secteur de la sécurité est une partie cruciale de l’histoire de la gouvernance précoloniale africaine avec toutes les guerres interethniques et religieuses à la fois internes et externes. Cette situation est due au fait que le système traditionnel de séparation de pouvoirs entre le commandant des forces belligérantes et les autorités gouvernementales était clair dans le cas où le roi ou la reine conduisait les forces sur le champ de batailles. Il y avait également les coups d’état, puis étaient intervenus les colonialistes qui étaient venus avec leur propre système, instruments et institutions se servant de la force non pas pour la sécurité mais pour une exploitation politique et économique.Pendant cette période, l’état de droit........Read more
ELECTION SECURITY THREAT ASSESSMENT: TOWARDS 2015 ELECTIONS
The security situation has been dominated by the cases of cattle rustling, banditry, assassinations, ritual killings, political skirmishes and rape. Two different cases of violence in March 2014 killed over 200 people Katsina and Kaduna state alone. The violent confrontations between farmers and herdsmen, as well as overnight attacks against defenseless communities in some North central states by suspected Fulani marauders, pose serious threats to national security. This situation is seen by many communities as a reflection of the failure of the Nigerian state to protect its citizen, in the face of its displacement by non-state actors in terms of the control of the instruments of coercion. The inability of the security agencies
POLICE STATION VISITORS’ WEEK 2013 - NIGERIA REPORT
The PSVW promotes accountability and transparency. It also enhances accessibility of the police stations by the public in which their interactions aid in finding a lasting solution to the relationship issue between the police and the public. The visit is a mechanism aimed to achieve community policing, building and fostering police community interactions, identifying good practices that can be shared and replicated by other police formations in the country and the region.The 2013 PSVW was conducted like the other editions with the same kit designed by Altus. The kit consists of 20 questions addressing the five categories of assessing the police stations and the services they render to the public.......Read more.
POLICE STATION VISITORS' WEEK 2013 - AFRICA REPORT
The PSVW is a global event because it is an event that takes place across the five continents with different police organizations and community members visiting their local police stations and making use of the same kits to score their local police stations within the same period. The PSVW contributes to awareness raising on the part of the police of the need to be accountable to the members of their local communities. The PSVW aims to link local realities with global standards. Police institutions across the world have the same objective which is promotion of public safety and security of the citizens. In Africa, police stations in seven (7) countries participated in the 2013 Police Station Visitors’ Week. A total of four hundred and eighty-six (486) police stations .......Read more