Center for Peace Education and Community Development

Overview

Sector

Child Development, Development Cooperation, Disaster Risk Reduction, Education, Financial Services, Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women, Law, Migration, Peace and Development, Procurement, Renewable Energy, Volunteerism, Water

Country

Nigeria

SDG

01 - No Poverty, 03 - Good Health and Well-being, 04 - Quality Education, 05 - Gender Equality, 06 - Clean Water and Sanitation, 08 - Decent Work and Economic Growth, 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 13 - Climate Action, 16 - Peace and Justice Strong Institutions, 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Organization Type

NGO

URL

http://cepeacecode.com.ng/index.html

Description

About:


The Center for Peace Education and Community Development (Cepeacecode) was established in 1996 in the Nigerian state of Taraba, when an ethno crisis engulfed the state's Wukari and Sardauna local government areas. The organization was founded by a group of concerned citizens who were trained by USAID/OTI in the area of Peace Management. By using dialogue to build peace and a participatory approach to engage people, we aim to train community leaders to identify early warning signs and mitigate any crisis within their localities.


Focus:



  • Reproductive health and rights, population and development;

  • Peace/Conflict and Environmental Education;

  • Good Governance and Democracy;

  • Poverty Reduction and financial services to poor.


Achievements:



  • Establishment of NGO’s.

  • Organizing/participating in land mark events such as international volunteer’s day, stand up campaign, ONE Campaign, DKF for NYSC/MDGs & SDGs/NYSC

  • Participation in the formulation of Taraba state State Strategic Policy.

  • Participation in the formulation of National Peace policy.

  • Participation in the formulation of National Gender policy.

  • Formulation of Taraba state Development Plan(SDP).


Vision


To create an enabled environment for sustainable development in the community.


Mission


To develop and advance skills for community development


Goal


To bring about community development.

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Units

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