Stakeholders at the meeting include representatives from the UNHCR, the project coordinator, staff of the NHRC, NHRC State Supervisors and IDP Monitors.
Participants unanimously validated the draft report of the IDP protection monitoring project conducted in 2017 and also finalized the proposal document for 2018 project activities.
It would be recalled that in 2017 project year, series of trainings were organized by the NHRC for the Military and other Law Enforcement agencies, MDAs with protection mandates, IDP Monitors and Supervisors.
At the conclusion of the two-day end of project report review and proposal finalization meeting, the project coordinator who is also the Director of Monitoring Department in the NHRC Mr.Tony Ojukwu commended the efforts of UNHCR for their commitment in alleviating the plight of the IDPs in the North East especially as it relates to protection issues. “ We are happy doing what we are doing as it is an opportunity for us to contribute our quota in service to humanity”