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"The Centre for Human Rights and Climate Change Research has a forthcoming workshop Gender and Sustainable Development scheduled for 14th May,2012.
We already have on our schedule review of the Zero Draft Document and the Gender Survey Instrument to…"
"The Centre for Human Right and Climate Change Research will be organizing a workshop on Gender and Sustainable Developmenton the 14th of May. participants will be drawn among NGO's, CBO's, Policy Makers, Academia etc
We already have on…"
Centre for Human Rights and Climate Change Research
About Me (Education, Interests, Professional experience)
I hold a post graduate degree in Law.
I am currently the president of Centre for Human Rights and Climate Change Research. I also Lectures at the Nigerian Law School, Yenagoa Campus, Bayelsa State.
Prior to this, I ran Lucia Emmanuel Consult, a research and training consultancy and before then worked with Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria as their Gender Officer.
My areas of Interest include Climate Change, Gender, HIV/AIDS Mainstreaming, Human Rights, Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Development
Area of Expertise
Climate Change, Gender, Poverty Alleviation
What is your vision for a sustainable future?
My future for a sustainable future is a world where women and men are able to meet their needs and maximize their full potentials without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. This include social justice, gender justice and environmental justice
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