Monthly Archives - September 2018

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF CISLAC SIDE EVENT DURING THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY 73RD SESSION IN NEW YORK

COMMUNIQUE ISSUED AT THE END OF CISLAC SIDE EVENT DURING THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY 73RD SESSION IN NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 24TH 2018 AT 4 WEST 43RD NEW YORK.

Preamble
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), on the 24th of September, 2018, held a parallel session during the United Nations General Assembly. The event drew participants from different sectors across the globe of notable repute and from different backgrounds including the Chairman Senate Committee on Health, Senator Olanrewaju Adeyemi Tejuosho, Mr. Hilary Ogbonna, Programme Specialist and coordinator Africa and middle East UN SDG Action Campaign, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande the Nigeria Permanent Representative to United Nations ably represented by Mr. Muyiwa Onifade, Representative of UNICEF- Mrs. Chizoba Steve-Edemba, civil society groups, development partners, the international community, private sector, Nigerians in the diaspora and the media. Ultimately the purpose for the side event was to provide Multi-Stakeholder Approach in Promoting Accountability and […]

Press Release: UN @73: CISLAC urges increased implementation priority for SDGs in Nigeria

UN @73: CISLAC urges increased implementation priority for SDGs in Nigeria
As the world marks the Global Day of Action on SDGs, the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) commemorates with the United Nations on its 73rd Anniversary, urging increased legislative priority and inclusive process in the implementation of SDGs.

While the SDGs remains the globally ratified blue print to effectively drive development agenda and priorities, we find the critical roles of the legislators as paramount in actualising such priorities in Nigeria.

As effective implementation of the SDGs requires greater transparency, accountability and political will, CISLAC calls on the legislators as custodians of the SDGs to promote, safeguard and strength oversight activities on implementation of the SDGs to high impact and efficiency at all levels.

This syndicated action will enhance appropriate domestication and implementation of the SDGs by all levels of government with prioritised citizens’ engagements to promote sustainability and ownership.

The Sustainable Development […]