UN Global Compact Network Nigeria is mobilizing companies to commit to the Women Empowerment Principles

57 companies have signed the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs)  Lagos, Nigeria 26 March 2022  Gardner Integrated Services Limited, a facilities maintenance company, on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, became the 57th Nigerian signatory of the Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs). These are United Nations (UN) principles that provide guidance to businesses on how to promote gender equality […]

More women must be involved in the decision-making and leadership process

More women must be involved in the decision making and leadership process. 20 companies from Nigeria and Ghana benefit from the 2nd Round of the Target Gender Equality programme  Lagos, Nigeria 11 March 2022 Participants from 20 companies in Nigeria and Ghana took part in the just-concluded Round 2 of the Target Gender Equality (TGE) […]

International Women’s Day: Organizations, governments encouraged to commit to gender equality

International Women’s Day: Organizations, governments encouraged to commit to gender equality Lagos, Nigeria 9 March 2022 The Executive Director of UN Global Compact Network Nigeria, Naomi Nwokolo, made the clarion call in her goodwill message at the “Ring The Bell for Gender Equality” symposium held in commemoration of this year’s International Women’s Day on Tuesday, […]

The Legal Framework for Business and Human Rights in Nigeria

The Legal Framework for Business and Human Rights in Nigeria Ogheneyoma Rhoda Odjighoro (LL.B) – Volunteer Researcher, UN Global Compact Network Nigeria The protection of human rights plays a crucial in the sustenance of human relations. In advancing the ecosystem of the Nigerian society, businesses are now required to contribute to the promotion of human […]

Target Gender Equality

TARGET GENDER EQUALITY TGE is a gender equality accelerator program for participating companies of the UN Global Compact. Through facilitated performance analysis, capacity-building workshops, peer-to-peer learning, and multi-stakeholder dialogue at the country-level, Target Gender Equality will support companies engaged with the UN Global Compact in setting and reaching ambitious corporate targets for women’s representation and […]

THE UN Global Compact Network Nigeria Training Workshop on the Women Empowerment Principles’ Gender Gap Analysis – in partnership with the NBA Women’s Forum

THE UN Global Compact Network Nigeria Training Workshop on the Women Empowerment Principles’ Gender Gap Analysis – in partnership with the NBA Women’s Forum March 25, 2021 – The UN Global Compact Network Nigeria hosted a one-day training on the use of the United Nations Global Compact Women Empowerment Principles’ Gender Gap Analysis Tool, in partnership with the Nigerian Bar […]