Centre for Human Development and
Transformation - Nigeria
A Peacebuilding Institute Affiliate
Imoh Colins Edozie, Executive Director
Centre for Human
Development and Social Transformation - Nigeria
CHDST was formed in August 2005 to coordinate the ‘protect our
future project’. The aim is to have a documentation and
training centre, which will coordinate and support a program of
social transformation in Nigeria. In addition it trains teachers
to organize peace clubs in the schools of Nigeria. It
became a peacebuilding institute affiliate in August 2008.
The Centre for Human Development and
Social Transformation organizes constant training for
stakeholders on conflict transformation. This includes:
Training on non-violent conflict resolution;
peace education; education in democracy and in environmental and
human rights; and activities that promote a culture of peace.
To build a democratic culture of peace in Nigeria.
Engage stakeholders in order to achieve human development and
social transformation in the wider community.
We believe in our ability to resolve our conflicts peacefully.
We acknowledge that to achieve peace; justice, fairness, honesty
and integrity must be present in our society.
Train stakeholders in
social transformation (peace building, environment, etc.)
and human development.
Promote an awareness and
interest in the common good by teaching responsible
Create awareness on a
democratic and a culture of peace among the youths.
Hold training sessions
for youths to imbibe leadership and a culture of peace.
Research into various
aspects of human development & social transformation.
For additional detailed information,
including schedule, programs and contact information, go to
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