SOTU Members

NDH – Cameroon

Nouveaux Droits de l’Homme (NDH) is a non-governmental non-profit organization created in 1977 and legalized in Cameroon in 1997 under No. 032 / RAD / F35 / BAPP and has consultative status with the United Nations.Their national headquarters in Yaounde with two regional offices in Douala and Bafoussam. Their primary mission is to promote, defend and extend human rights wherever they are violated. They are focusing on the African Charter on Democracy, Election and Governance and the African Youth Charter.

Website: www.ndhcam.org

AIHR – Tunisia

Arab Institute for Human Rights (AIHR) was established in March 1989, the Arab Institute for Human Rights is an independent regional organization that works for promoting human rights in the Arab regionAIHR aims at raising awareness of civil, political, social, economic and cultural rights as proclaimed in the Universal Declaration for Human Rights (UDHR) and the related international accords. AIHR further aims at promoting and disseminating a culture of human rights and democracy in the Arab region through supporting human rights education activities and initiatives, and supporting the capacities of human rights organizations for being fundamental actors in promoting and protecting human rights in general, and disseminators for human rights culture in particular.

Website: www.aihr-iadh.org

MEJN – Malawi

Malawi Economic Justice Network (MEJN) was established in the year 2000 and currently comprises over 100 members of civil society organizations seeking to maximize their involvement in economic governance through networking and synergies. MEJN strives to create partnerships that will ensure that Government policies and actions are of direct benefit to the poor, while also creating sustainability in the civil society policy engagement. MEJN’s membership includes NGOs, Community Based Organisations, Trade Unions, and representatives of the Media, the academia.

Website: http://www.mejnmw.org

CLADHO – Rwanda

Collectif des Ligues et Association de Defense de Droits de l’Homme au (CLADHO) is the umbrella of Human Rights Organizations in Rwanda established in 1993. CLADHO is working as a non partisan civil society organization that seeks to protect and defend human rights in general and the promotion of open informed debates on key policy issues both social and economic. In addition, CLADHO provides research and backup to policy makers including members of parliament and line ministries, they provides comments on government budget and addresses the legal and institutional constraints to economic reforms and growth.

CISLAC – Nigeria

Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) is a non-governmental, non-profit, advocacy, information sharing, research, and capacity building organisation. CISLAC has successfully engaged key members of the National Assembly in order to wield their influence in ensuring that civil society positions are accommodated. Through its efforts CISLAC has empowered communities, improved the levels of discipline, transparency, and accountability in the management of public resources. The organisation has also educated State and Federal legislators, their advisory staff, CSOs, the media, and key stakeholders on their oversight roles in legislation and has reviewed their commitment in implementation.

Website: www.cislacnigeria.net