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UN Body adopts historic human rights protections for carbon market mechanism

The UN Body responsible for establishing a new global carbon market took a historic step reinforcing the protection of environmental and social human rights. "This is a defining moment,"...

Nnimmo Bassey: GMOs, biosafety and human rights

Nigeria, like many other African nations, stands at a crossroads to her food future. The stark choice is between adopting agricultural biotechnology in line...

Journalists partner UN on effective human rights advocacy in Nigeria

The Human Rights Journalists Network Nigeria (HRJN) in partnership with the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) on Monday, December 11, 2023, held a daylong...

CAPPA urges Tinubu to prioritise human rights, sustainable economy, environmental stewardship

To set the nation on the path of peace and sustainable growth, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu must adopt an economic framework that will wean...

Nigeria, 160 others declare access to clean water, healthy environment human right

The UN General Assembly on Thursday, July 28, 2022, adopted a historic resolution, declaring access to a clean water as well as healthy and...

Put human rights at centre of environmental policy, CSOs tell world leaders

Over 150 civil society organisations (CSOs) and academics have signed open letter calling on world leaders to integrate human rights into global and national...

Group backs human rights-based approach to address plastic pollution crisis

EcoWaste Coalition has renewed its call on the government of the Philippines and the industry to decisively act to solve the plasticisation and toxification...

Taming population explosion via access to safe family planning methods

The World Population Day marked on every July 11 aims at increasing awareness on various population issues such as the importance of family planning,...

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Baku to host parliamentary session within COP29

Baku will host a parliamentary meeting within the framework of the COP29, which will be held in Baku in...
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Investigation underway on Ogboinbiri-Tebidada pipeline leak, says Agip

The Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) says investigation has begun on a leak from its Ogboinbiri-Tebidada pipeline in Bayelsa...

Govt approves $21m contract for metering 187 flow stations to curb oil theft

The Federal Government has approved a $21 million contract for the construction of a metering system for 187 crude...

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Baku to host parliamentary session within COP29

Baku will host a parliamentary meeting within the framework...

Investigation underway on Ogboinbiri-Tebidada pipeline leak, says Agip

The Nigeria Agip Oil Company (NAOC) says investigation has...
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