Nigeria

Voluntary contributions have strengthened UNESCO’s work in freedom of expression in Nigeria.

Development partners

European Union

The primary objective of the European Union’s development policy is the eradication of poverty in the context of sustainable development. EU partnerships with developing countries to promote respect for human rights, peace, democracy, good governance, gender equality, the rule of law and justice.

Projects

Promoting the Safety of Journalists in Nigeria during the electoral period 2014-2015

In the context of electoral violence in Africa, the media have paid a great price, with journalists intimidated, harassed and sometimes killed. There have been cases of rival political groups attacking and vandalizing media houses owing to disputes over coverage.

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