Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP)

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: 4 Akintoye Shogunle Street
P.O. Box 14037
Off John Olugbo Street
Ikeja
Lagos
Country: Nigeria
Region: Western Africa
Website: http://www.serap-nigeria.org
UN Languages: English
Other languages:
   
Areas:
  • Prevention
  • Research
  • Training
  • Anti-Corruption
  • Criminal Justice
  • Legal Assistance

  • Other:'Human Rights, Rule of Law, Health, Governance, Legal Services'
Short description:
SERAP aims to promote transparency and accountability in the public and private sectors. It works to hold government and public officials at the local, state and federal levels accountable for acts of corruption which are conducive to violations of socio-economic rights of citizens.SERAP also aims to ensure Nigeria's full compliance with the Human Rights and Anti-Corruption treaties to which it has voluntarily subscribed.SERAP's work is divided into three program areas: Research and Publication Program, Monitoring and Advocacy Program, and Litigation and Legal Services.


SERAP has observer status with the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights in Banjul, and works closely with national and international governmental and non-governmental organizations, including Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Amnesty International, and Globe for Darfur.
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