The overall objective of this programme will be to build conflict management capacities at State and community level in order to combat radicalism and stop conflict from escalating into violence. More specifically, the project will focus on: strengthening conflict management mechanisms at community level; promoting reconciliation and stability; supporting women's participation in the peace-building process and taking into account the impact of violence against women and young girls.
Enhance state and community level conflict management capability to prevent the escalation of conflict into violence in a number of locations in North-Eastern Nigeria.
- OS.1 - To strengthen community level conflict management mechanisms at the interface between state and society
- OS.2 - To enhance reconciliation and stability within communities, in particular those affected by displacement.
- OS.3 - To both support the involvement of women in peace-building and address the impact of violence on women and girls
- OS.4 - To enhance the reintegration of young men and women (affected by and involved in insurgency and counter-insurgency operations).
- OS.5 - To influence key decision-makers and opinion-formers through targeted research.
On Friday November 28 2019, farmer and herder groups in Bole Community signed a peace agreement to end perennial incidents of violent conflicts that undermined peace, security and economic opportunities in the area.
The agreement was signed in the presence of the Village head of Bole, the district head of...
The Managing Conflict in Nigeria (MCN) Programme is working to strengthen the dispute resolution capacity of traditional rulers. The initiative helps raise public confidence in the system of traditional justice in northeastern Nigeria.
Traditional rulers participate in a series of workshops on alternative dispute resolution, mediation, conflict management, record management,...
On Tuesday 27th March 2018, a large number of stakeholders gathered at the Adamawa State Specialist Hospital to witness the official opening of the European Union funded Adamawa Hope Centre by the wife of the Adamawa State Governor.
The Medical Director of the Adamawa State Specialist Hospital, Dr. Bala...
The British Council, in charge of the implementation of the programme "Enhancing state and community level conflict management capability in North Eastern Nigeria" has published the latest issue of its newsletter covering activities carried out in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe States in January 2018.
on the results to date.