Thursday, 19 January 2017

U-Report: WANEP Holds General Assembly

By A Citizen Reporter

Frontline peace and security civil society network, the West African Network for Peacebuilding, WANEP is hosting its 11th WANEP Nigeria General Assembly in Port Harcourt.

The annual event which brings together members, management and board of the big organization will according to a release from its Lagos secretariat signed by the country director, Bridget Osakwe,take place  from Thursday January 18 to 20 2017.

Venue is Algate Hotel, Abacha Rd, GRA Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Members of the network from the South-south will host the General Assembly.

WANEP) is a leading regional Peacebuilding organization founded in 1998 in response to civil wars that plagued West Africa in the 1990s. Over the years, the network has succeeded in establishing strong national networks in every member ECOWAS state  with over 500 member organizations across West Africa.

WANEP places special focus on collaborative approaches to conflict prevention, and peacebuilding, working with diverse actors from civil society, governments, intergovernmental bodies, women groups and other partners in a bid to establish a platform for dialogue, experience sharing and learning, thereby promoting good governance.

It has been carrying out serious peace and livelihood works in the Niger Delta.

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