The Nationwide Human Rights Fee has awarded CLEEN Basis, the 2019 Human Rights Award for immense contributions in strengthening regulation enforcement businesses for the safety of human rights in Nigeria.
Receiving the award Sunday, December 8, 2019 at Sheraton Resort and Towers, Abuja, government director of the Basis, Dr Benson Olugbuo, devoted the award to all victims and survivors of human rights abuses in Nigeria from 1960 to 2019.
CLEEN is a non-governmental group established January 1998 with the mission to advertise public security, safety and accessible justice by way of empirical analysis, legislative advocacy, demonstration programmes and publications, in partnership with authorities, civil society and the personal sector.
It emerged in response to navy dictatorship characterised by social violations and impunity by safety authorities officers and the necessity for improved service supply to residents of Nigeria, Africa and and your complete world.
In 21 years, the muse has contributed in enhancing the understanding and eliminating, discriminatory attitudes and practices and enhanced entry to justice and ably supported the institution of the Gender Desk and Complaints Response Unit (CRU) of the Nigeria Police Pressure, in partnership with the Nationwide Human Rights Fee and Community on Police Reforms in Nigeria (NOPRIN) Basis to arrange Public
CLEEN has contributed in selling, defending, defending, monitoring and reporting social vices and fostered civil navy relations in Nigeria, as it’s collaborating with the Nigerian Military on its targets.
As a part of its efforts in enhancing safety sector accountability and human rights compliance in countering violent extremism in Nigeria, it has been working with varied state and non-state actors to reinforce interagency coordination, collaboration and cooperation between the state and non-state actors within the North-East.
It’s the first African primarily based non-profit group to win the MacArthur Basis award for inventive and efficient establishments in 2006.
Different awards embody:
The Greatest e-Governance Venture 2016 Award (Nationwide Data Expertise Growth Company-Nihilent e-Governance), Advocate of Peace and Social Justice Award 2016, The Greatest NGO in ICT Deployment 2016 Award (Nationwide Data Expertise Growth Company -Nihilent e-Governance) and the College of Lagos Human Rights Advocacy and Partnership Award 2019.
CLEEN Basis has Observer Standing with the African Fee on Human and Peoples Rights in Banjul, The Gambia.
The NGO has its headquarters in Abuja with unfold all around the nation, like Lagos, Owerri and Benin Metropolis.
It’s also situated in international locations of Africa and the remainder of the world.