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Promoting Sustainable Development

The Centre for Human Development (CHD) is a reputable Non-profit organization registered in Nigeria in 1996.

It was established as a development agency to assist governments, international agencies and local community organizations to develop sustainable development policies and programs.  As a registered CSO participant in  the United Nations Global Development Network CHD will
• Engage with Global Compact Networks
• Join and /or propose projects on corporate sustainability
• Engage companies in Global Compact related issues
• Join and/or support special initiatives and work streams
• Provide commentary to companies on communications on progress
• Participate in Global Compact global and local events

Current Projects

GRASSROOTS MONITORING OF CEDAW

Implementation of the gender-based violence prohibition law by local advocates in Nigeria

GENDER AND URBAN GOVERNANCE

Building knowledge and appropriate policies on the gendered nature of urban governance, the current crisis of rapid urbanization in Africa and the exploration of appropriate social protection mechanisms in all crisis situations

 


ANALYZING WOMEN’S SHARE OF ECONOMIC GROWTH

Dialogues and research to build new knowledge on the feminization of poverty, women’s pathways to wealth under trade liberalization and the restructuring of labor markets