Invitation to Attend the IDEARS Seminar (LSBU) on Governance and Oil Extraction in the Niger Delta
Dear Friends, We cordially invite you to come and attend a seminar we are organising on June 21st 2012 as part of the IDEARS seminar series at the Weeks Centre for Social and Policy Research, London South Bank University. The seminar event will be held in partnership with the Ethiope Foundation at the Southwark campus. The theme of the seminar is "Governance & Oil Extraction in the Niger Delta".
The sub themes will be;
a. Governance and corruption
b. Ecocide eradication
c. Corporate involvement and responsibility
d. Campaigns and initiatives
Polly Higgins (This Is Ecocide) Lawyer, environmental activist and author
Dr Rhuks Ako (Hull University) Lawyer and academic
Ben Amunwa (Platform London) Environmental activist and researcher
Dr Cal Amayo (Ethiope Foundation)Medical practitioner and activist
Venue: The Abbey Conference Centre, London South Bank University, 90 London Road, London SE1 6LN
Closest tube station is Elephant & Castle.
Time: 6 - 8pm
We do hope the seminar interests you and that you have the time to participate in it. We also encourage you to bring your friends along.
Thanks for your cooperation.
Proceedings of IDEARS Seminar
A PowerPoint presentation of Dr Cal Amayo's lecture at the IDEARS seminar titled "Oil Pollution & Health Risks in the Niger Delta" is now available Click here to download this file
In December 2012, the Ethiope Foundation will be launching the Ethiope Quarterly, a multi-disciplinary peer-review journal on the socio-economic impacts of resource extraction activities in communities in developing nations with particular emphasis on the Niger Delta.