Beneficial Ownership Updates

Report of the Second One-Day CSO Workshop on Supporting Beneficial Ownership Transparency Champions in Nigeria

REPORT OF A ONE-DAY CSOS WORKSHOP ON SUPPORTING BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP TRANSPARENCY CHAMPIONS IN NIGERIA. ORGANIZED BY CIVIL SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY CENTRE (CISLAC) VENUE:  BOLTON WHITE HOTEL, ABUJA. DATE: 28TH JUNE 2017

 

Introduction

Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), with support from Transparency International (TI) and Department for International Development (DFID) on 28th June 2017 held the second Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) workshop on Supporting Beneficial Ownership Transparency Champions in Abuja.  The workshop was a follow up on an introductory one which held in April. It sought to deepen CSO’s knowledge of the concept of Beneficial Ownership. Explore its current Legal Framework and have CSO’s advance ways that Beneficial Ownership (BO) can be all-inclusively embedded in their work at the organizational level.

 

Opening Remarks 

Mr Kolawole Banwo, a senior programme officer and member of CISLAC management team gave the opening remarks. He welcomed participants from the Salah holiday and acknowledged that the attendance was impressive, given the […]

Communique issued at the end of the first one-day CSO workshop on Supporting Beneficial Ownership Transparency Champions in Nigeria

COMMUNIQUÉ ISSUED AT THE END OF ONE DAY CSOS WORKSHOP ON SUPPORTING BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP TRANSPARENCY CHAMPIONS IN NIGERIA ORGANIZED BY CIVIL SOCIETY LEGISLATIVE ADVOCACY CENTRE (CISLAC) WITH SUPPORT FROM TRANSPARENCY INTERNATIONAL (TI) AND FUNDS FROM DFID,  HELD AT BOLTON WHITE HOTEL, ABUJA ON THURSDAY 27TH APRIL, 2017.

 

PREAMBLE.

Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) organized a one-day Civil Society Organizations’ (CSOs) workshop on Supporting Beneficial Ownership Transparency Champions in Abuja.  The workshop was aimed at educating and creating awareness among CSOs on the concept of beneficial ownership, its challenges in Nigeria, how CSOs fit in its narrative, and advance ways that beneficial ownership can be holistically implemented in Nigeria to positively affect the economy, help fight corruption and impact the lives of Nigerians. The workshop drew over 30 participants from across CSOs in Abuja. It featured Mr Dauda Garuba as the lead presenter and other discussants. After exhaustive deliberations, the following observations and recommendations were […]

Report of a One-Day CSOs Workshop on Supporting Beneficial Ownership (BO) Transparency Champions in Nigeria

Report of a One-Day CSOs Workshop on Supporting Beneficial Ownership (BO) Transparency Champions in Nigeria  Organized By Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC)

Venue:  Bolton White Hotel, Abuja. Date: 27th April, 2017

 

Introduction

Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), with support from Transparency International and funds from DFID on 27th April, 2017 held a One Day Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) workshop on Supporting Beneficial Ownership Transparency Champions in Abuja.  The objective of the workshop was to discuss the concept of Beneficial Ownership, its challenges in Nigeria, how CSOs fit in its narrative, and advance ways that Beneficial Ownership can be holistically implemented in Nigeria to positively affect the economy, help fight corruption and impact the lives of Nigerians.

 

Opening Remarks

Mr Kolawole Banwo, a member of CISLAC management team welcomed all participants present and stated that CISLAC is the National Contact for Transparency International in Nigeria and it is on that basis that CISLAC was […]