Appropriate handling of sensitive information, supporting an inclusive approach and facilitating the process of regional networking in the media sector are essential pathways for security sector reforms. Media professionals from a wide range of formal and informal outlets, including television, radio, print and digital media, and bloggers, are important multipliers who should be engaged. This can be done through capacity building, briefing materials and press releases to improve their understanding of the media's role in security and to build their analytical capacity and conflict-sensitive reporting skills on SSG/R processes as well as on civil-military relations.
The COP27 has come and gone, and many say it was a missed opportunity, especially for Africa. Hence, FES Nigeria, in partnership with Coalition for Socio-Ecological Transformation (CoSET), organized a one-day Post COP27 event to evaluate and analyze the outcomes of COP 27 and its implications for Africa through the lens of Nigeria.
Why is Nigeria still flaring gas? Why is it essential for local communities that Nigeria stops flaring gas? What are the dangers of gas flaring?