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Civil Society Self-Regulatory Initiative

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Code of Conduct

1. WHAT IS THE NONPROFIT CODE OF CONDUCT?

The Code is a set of good practices balanced with stakeholder expectations and statutory regulatory requirements representing shared accountability and expectations between critical stakeholders and the nonprofit community.

It reflects the national and universal concerns about improving governance and management of resources among nonprofits and embraces good practice in other sectors.

The Code provides a common platform for nonprofits across the country to assess their strength and instil confidence in their beneficiaries, including stakeholders, that they are advancing the greater good through their operations and activities.

It places a greater emphasis on values, accountability, transparency, probity, maintaining internal controls, leadership, and the diversity of opinion and skills.

Subscription to the Code of Conduct is voluntary, we encourage all Nigerian nonprofits to subscribe to it today and be a part of a progressive civil society movement.

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1a. Do you need a more reader-friendly version of the Code of Conduct? Download the PowerPoint presentation below!

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1b. Watch a Webinar About the Code of Conduct

2. WHAT TO DO AFTER DOWNLOADING THE NONPROFIT CODE OF CONDUCT?

The code of conduct is a breakdown of what must be done to elevate practices within your organisation in line with global best practices, therefore, you must carefully and thoroughly digest the contents of the document.

The document contains 15 commitments which all speak to issues prevalent in the Nigerian civic space. Each commitment contains at least one key action which helps CSOs know exactly what actions are to be taken to implement a commitment.

 

2a. SUBSCRIBE TO CSSRI PLATFORM and Join Our Online Community via WhatsApp:

 Connect, collaborate, and engage with like-minded individuals and fellow nonprofit organizations subscribed to the code of conduct through our vibrant online community on WhatsApp.

This platform serves as a hub for networking, sharing best practices, and exploring potential partnerships that can amplify your organization’s efforts.

To join, fill the form below, submit and join using the WhatsApp link presented to you after submitting the form.

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3. STARTED IMLEMENTING THE CODE OF CONDUCT?

The survey in the link below is intended to help us retool our strategy for providing support for NGOs who want to implement the Code of Conduct in their organisations, so we ask that you take the time to respond.

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