Ken Saro Wiwa Celebration 2014

In 1990, Saro-Wiwa began devoting most of his time to human rights and environmental causes, particularly in Ogoniland. He was one of the earliest members of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), which advocated for the rights of the Ogoni people.

Chicoco Film and Drama Festival

This is a project documentation of the Chicoco Film and drama festival, which was supported by the Prince Claus Funds (PCF) and other local and international organizations. 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.

Chicoco Film and Drama Festival

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.

Dawn in the creeks Roadshow and Chicoco Film Festival.

 
 
The Chicoco Film and Drama Festival is supported by THE PRINCE CLAUS FONDS. It will be using an audiovisual, cultural and drama outlet to educate, inform and build the awareness of community people, youths and the general public around the issues of conflict resolution, Non violence, human right advocacy , environmental rights, sustainable development and durable peace.

Three Years on, and Little has changed in Ogoniland - a view on the Implementation status of the UNEP report

Little action has been taken to clean up pollution caused by oil production in Nigeria’s Niger Delta region, either by the government or Shell Oil, Amnesty International and other groups charged Monday.