Civil Society Coalition on Sustainable Development
Civil Society Coalition on Sustainable Development
Website:www.cscsdev.org
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Basic Information

Organization Name:
Civil Society Coalition on Sustainable Development
Organization Regions:
  • Africa
  • Organization Country Location:
    Nigeria
  • Organization City/Locality:
    Ibadan
Operating Languages:
  • English
Organization mission and work description:

Civil Society Coalition on Sustainable Development (www.cscsdev.org) is a network of close to 2000 NGOs, CBOs, FBOs, professional associations based in Nigeria. Reinforcing the assertion that SDG16 underpins the entire 2030 Agenda and that SDG16 is linked with all other SDGs, CSCSD collaborates with other development actors and organizations in engaging on issues around Goal 16 of the SDGs which is to “promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.”

Organization's Contacts

  • Primary Contact Name:
    Dr Tola Winjobi
  • Primary Contact Title:
    National Coordinator
Additional Contacts Names:
  • Additional representative #1:
    Rev. Fr John Patrick Ngoyi +2348033492235
  • Additional representative #2:
  • Additional representative #3:
  • Additional representative #4:

OUR INTERNATIONAL COALITION IS MADE UP OF MORE THAN 400 CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS

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Organization's Work & Expertise

Organization's SGD16 Expertise:
  • 16.1 - Significantly reduce all forms of violence and related death rates everywhere
  • 16.2 - End abuse, exploitation, trafficking and all forms of violence against and torture of children
  • 16.3 - Promote the rule of law at the national and international levels and ensure equal access to justice for all
  • 16.5 - Substantially reduce corruption and bribery in all their forms
  • 16.6 - Develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all levels
  • 16.7 - Ensure responsive, inclusive, participatory and representative decision-making at all levels
Organization's Areas of Expertise:
  • Accountability for the 2030 Agenda
  • Policy Analysis & Advocacy
  • Spotlight Reporting
  • Public mobilization & Campaigns
  • Capacity building/CSO training & education

Current Commitment to SDG16+

Summary of commitment:

We are poised to thinking globally but acting locally especially on the need to have a more transparent and accountable government Our overall objective is to support, contribute and strengthen capacity of civil society and other SDGs stakeholders to work on issues of transparency, accountability and participation in the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and integration of 2063 Agenda with a particular focus on SDG 16 which underpins the entirety of the 17 SDGs.

Organization's priorities and work in relation to commitment:

The outline of our work include, among others: 1. Building the capacity of our members on the issue of Freedom of Information Act 2011. 2. Creating awareness on gender-based violence, torture of children and female genital mutilation, and against related death rates. 3. Sensitization and capacity building on human trafficking and smuggling of persons. 4. Campaigning against impunity and decrying shrinking civic space for civil society. 5. Collaborating with anti-corruption agencies to campaign against corruption and bribery in both government and civil spaces. 6. Engaging the state actors on transparency and accountability for good governance. 7. Clamouring for all-inclusive non-discriminatory policy making at all levels for the benefit of the maginalised, the poor and the voiceless.

Organization's work related to TAP network's SGD16+ work & accountability for 2030 Agenda:

TAP Network believes in transparency and accountability. It also believes that Goal 16 of the SDGs underpins other goals. Reinforcing the assertion that SDG16 underpins the entire 2030 Agenda and that SDG16 is linked with all other SDGs, CSCSD collaborates with other development actors and organizations in engaging on issues around Goal 16 of the SDGs which is to “promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels.” Our coalition is ready to collaborate with TAP in the area of policy advocacy issue. We are also ready to make input into relevant position papers around SDG16. Resources available, we are willing to be organizing workshops around VNR/HLPF every year and capacity building activities at both regional and national levels..

Plan on engaging in TAP's work as a Partner:
  • Thematic Working Groups
  • Substantive contribution to any TAP Network resources or advocacy materials
  • Exploring partnerships with like-minded organizations
  • TAP Network joint global advocacy
  • Exploring opportunities for hosting TAP Network national or regional-level capacity building activities

A COLLABORATIVE CAMPAIGN TO BRING THE WORK OF CIVIL SOCIETY ON SDG16+ TO THE 2019 HLPF.

Voices of SDG 16+: Stories of Global Action

Reports on Organization's Past Commitments

CSCSD is committed to creating inclusive platforms for engaging political leadership and other stakeholders around SDG 16 and to supporting monitoring and accountability for the 2030 Agenda in Nigeria. It seeks to strengthen and improve coordination and inclusive mechanisms by creating platforms for the stakeholders to participate effectively in the implementation processes of SDGs so as to institutionalize transparency and accountability framework in achieving SDG by 2030.Strategies include: • Baseline surveys on SDGs knowledge; • Media engagement to create awareness on SDGs;• Capacity building on SDG 16; • Communication and information