Nigeria: No progress: An evaluation of the implementation of UNEP’s environmental assessment of Ogoniland, three years on
Three years after the publication of a ground-breaking report by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) on oil pollution in Ogoniland, the people of Ogoniland continue to suffer the effects of fifty years of an oil industry which has polluted their land, air and water. As this briefing shows, the oil company Shell and the Nigerian government have both failed to implement the recommendations made in the UNEP report and put an end to the abuse of the communities’ rights to food, water and a life free of pollution.
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