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Strengthening Accountability in the Nigerian Defence Sector

Report of SANDS CSO Round Table Meeting – June 29, 2017

Report of the One-Day Civil Society Round Table towards Improving Public Oversight In Defence Spending.

Venue: Sandralia Hotel, Abuja

Date: 29th June, 2017

Time: 10am

Background

 

As part of the activities of the project “Strengthening Accountability in the Nigeria Defence Sector (SANDS),” Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) in collaboration with Transparency International-(DSP), with support from United Kingdom CSSF of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, organized a One-Day Civil Society Roundtable towards Improving Public Oversight on Defence Spending.

The meeting had in attendance key players in the security sector to address issues regarding indiscriminate spending in the Nigerian defence sector. Amongst participants at the meeting were SERDEC, BudgIT, PPDC, Zero Corruption Coalition (ZCC), CISLAC, Transparency International-DSP, a representative of the UK CSSF of the Foreign and Commonwealth office, ICIR and CLEEN.

The aim of the meeting is outlined as follows;

To discuss common work on accountability for defence and security spending
To define problem statements in each area
To examine ways to […]