Lyn Brown Shadow Minister (Foreign, Commonwealth And Development Affairs). To Ask The Secretary Of State For Foreign, Commonwealth And Development Affairs, Pursuant To The Answer Of 14 February 2022 To Question 117762, Nigeria: Development Aid, (A) Which Organisations Will Deliver The Human Rights Training On Sexual And Gender-Based Violence To (I) The Military In Nigeria And (Ii) The Police In Nigeria, And (B) What Is The Estimated Number Of (I) Police Officers And (Ii) Military Personnel Who Will Be Given The Training In Nigeria By The End Of 2022.

Vicky Ford Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office) The UK’s Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF)-funded human rights training on sexual and gender-based violence in Nigeria will be delivered by the Centre for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC); the British Defence Section (BDS); the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC); and the UN Development Programme’s (UNDP) Regional Stabilisation Facility. Figures are only available for 2021-2022; we estimate that over 650 police officers and over 3000 military personnel will receive training from CIVIC, UNDP and BDS by the end of the year. Additional military personnel will receive the ICRC-delivered International Humanitarian Law/human rights training, which is integrated into British-military training courses run by Operation Turus.


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