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December 07, 2003

Human rights portal "NigeriaNet is a powerful instrument that will give access to ideas and fight the battle for knowledge". Jack Straw, the UK's Foreign Minister launched a new online human rights project at the British Council in Abuja.

It's the result of a two year process. Karinne Sanders of the British Council, "we started from scratch and consulted with about three hundred NGOs. We've developed an online platform for people working in human rights all over Nigeria".

Web manager Toyin Oyenkenu, "it is a learning resource above all else. We have written guides on how to source and apply for agricultural subsidies. It also contains a comprehensive guide to legitimate Human Rights organization".

With original articles being added every fortnight, it is hoped that the site will become an important portal for Human Rights organisations throughout Nigeria.

NigeriaNet is a partner of the One World Human Rights portal.
Mick Fealty @ December 7, 2003 01:23 PM | TrackBack

Comments (1)
Sharing information or knowledge, can be difficult! We hoard information, knowledge, experience; we are so reluctant to share! The end result? Mistakes are repeated, projects are duplicated, and no one knows what is being done, where and by whom.

toyin @ December 9, 2003 07:18 AM

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