This is a project documentation of the Chicoco Film and drama festival, which was supported by the Prince Claus Funds (PCF) in partnership with Collaborative Media Advocacy Platform (CMAP). The project focused on creating awareness among local Niger delta communities on alternative means of advocacy that are saustainable and non violent in nature and execution.
The Chicoco film and drama festival was designed to use the audiovisual and cultural platform to educate people of the Niger Delta on sustainable non-violent advocacy in the region. The initiative was supported by PCF, CMAP, and implemented in partnership with DAWN in Creeks and other partner NGOs working in the region. The activity comprised of the following components in each of the delivery locations
a) Roadshows and Rallies
b) Musical Concerts and Cultural Displays
c) Film Screenings and Drama presentations.
A BRAINSTORM session was designed by the Media For Justice Project (MFJP) and powered by the Centre for Environement Human Rights and Development (CEHRD) on ways to compel the FG to implement the recommendations contained in the UNEP report. The constant non implementation of the report can be likened to the passing of a death sentence on the people of the Niger Delta. We Must continue to advocate for its implementation in 2014...
Based in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria, the Media for Justice Project works with groups and social movements fighting for social, economic, cultural and environmental justice by helping them use media and communication technologies to inform, organize, mobilize and further their struggles to create a better world.