About CdhrNigeria

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

  • 1.To defend, sustain and promote fundamental human rights guaranteed in the Nigerian Constitution, the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights and the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights and other international conventions and covenants on human rights.

    2.To campaign for the full implementation of human rights-particularly, cultural, economic and social rights. To advocate for the ratification and implementation of all international conventions and obligations aimed at promoting human rights in Nigeria.

    3.To advocate for the ratification and implementation of all international conventions and obligations aimed at promoting human rights in Nigeria.

    4.To establish a system of prompt and efficient assistance for needy persons whose human rights are violated.

    5.To ally with other organisations committed to the ideals of a Nigerian society founded on participatory democracy and social justice.

    6.To campaign for, promote and support legislations and other activities that are geared towards the improvement of human rights in Nigeria.

    7.To create and support research centres and programmes for the study, teaching and monitoring of human rights in Nigeria.

    8.To maintain close links and collaborate with other organisations with similar aims and objectives anywhere in the world.