National Network Co-ordinator encouraged media houses and editors to be balanced in terms of access and reportage of information and rely on evidence based information as much as possible while avoiding hate campaign.
The Executive Director of WANEP
, Dr Chukwuemeka Ezeh, commended the foundation for supporting the institute and other groups that promote peace and abhore violence, bloodshed and destruction in Africa.
The National Elections Response Group (NERG) is a partnership under the NEWS project, between WANEP, the Inter-Religious Council, the Campaign for Good Governance, government stakeholders, representatives from the National Electoral Commission, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Office of National Security (ONS) and a number of civil society organizations.
Members of the NERG will work closely with WANEP, the Integrated Election Security Planning Committee under the ONS, Provincial and District Election Security Committees - PROSEC and DISEC with an extensive network of civil society organizations and with 60 community monitors across the country to identify potential risks of electoral violence.
In 2010, WANEP
published its first reports, and, as of August 2010, "Daily Highlights Reports" are available for the period March to 8 May.
The West Africa Network for Peacebuilding (WANEP
) can serve as an example.
will also support ESUT's Peace Institute initiative to create dynamism for professional skills and resources to be available to build and sustain peace in Nigeria and by extension Africa.