As part of the NDWPD (CBP) Capacity Building Project for 2008, the NDWPD sponsored her National president and some members to the 3RD High Level Forum ON aid Effectiveness and the CSO parallel event on AID Effectiveness in Accra Ghana respectively. August 31st - 2nd September, 2008, and also to the 63rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, USA SEPTEMBER 22ND 26TH, 2008 where the National President made a presentation on the Case of the Niger Delta in Southern Nigeria, Understanding the Crisis, issues, challenges and the way forward.
NDWPD in collaboration with the Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP) and the United Nations Millennium Campaign participated in the year 2008 Stand Up and Take Action (SUTA) against poverty events, 17th -19th October, 2008 - 2012 to mobilize and create awareness on the millennium development goals and the end poverty 2015 deadline. This event marked the wrap up of NDWPD 2008 yearly programs with a certificate of special recognition award for Active Support and participation received from the UN Millennium Campaigns and a certificate of micro credit from Delta State Government.
In 2009, NDWPD participated at the 53rd session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in New York, USA, the president made presentations on women waging peace in the Niger Delta, a paper presented during the panel discussion of the UN women Federation of Peace and won the position of the first Nigerian woman whose presentation appears the UN- FWP website.
In June 2009, NDWPD was appointed the African Coordinators of Sophia 2010 World Conference to be held in Bulgaria, now Ways Women Lead. The year 2009 Stand Up and Take Action Campaign received special participation as the Executive Chairman of the DESOPDEC, Chief Dr. Wellington Okrika and his Cabinet stand up and take action against poverty to break the Guinness World record which gave a boost not only to the NDWPD but to Nigeria as a whole.
In October 2009, NDWPD marked the Sophia Day in conjunction with the United Nations Day, the International Day of Climate Action, the Earth Charter and the Formal opening of the Niger Delta Women Resource Center, which is expected to be equipped to teach women and girls in various vocations and skills of choice like catering and home management, production unit for soaps and detergents, tie and dye, fashion designs and Information and Communication Technology while having full knowledge on computer applications and internet usage.
November 12 -13, 2009, NDWPD facilitated two climate justice tribunals and poverty hearings ahead of the Copenhagen Climate summit. Niger Delta Women and Climate Justice Tribunals: The Effect of Climate Change on women in Jesse, Delta State. Case of the Jesse Fire Inferno 1998 and the Water management in Odi Bayelsa State.
In December 2009, the NDWPD join her partners from other part of the world to present the outcomes of the Climates Justices Hearing as a Climate witness from the Niger Delta, Nigeria.
NDWPD was at the Beijing + 15 Platform for Action Review and the 54th Session of the Commission on the status of women in New York, where we presented the Climate Justice tribunals the 3rd of March, 2010.
Due to our commitment to women’s’ rights and poverty, NDWPD was at the 2010 UN MDG Review Summit in New York as part of the Feminist Task Force GCAP team where we presented at the civil society partnership events, Day of Dialogue on Women and the MDGs” including 2 panels: on Maternal and Child Health in the Niger Delta Nigeria and the impact of Climate Change on local rural women of the Niger Delta. Also, we were part of the Civil G20 Summit in Seoul, South Korea 2010 and most recently at the Africa Regional Preparatory Conference for Rio+20, 20 - 25, October 2011, Addis Ababa as major group and the 3rd International Conference on Biofuel for Africa in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
NDWPD led a women’s delegation of the Niger Delta, a grassroots and rural community, to the 63rd session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, September 2008 as well as to the 53rd, 54th , and 55th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York, USA February 2009, 2010 and 2011 where we made presentations on women waging peace in the Niger Delta, as well as on HIV/AIDS discrimination and stigmatization, respectively
NDWPD facilitated NIGER DELTA WOMEN TRIBUNAL WOMEN AND CLIMATE JUSTICE HEARING TO STRENGHTEN VOICES, SEARCH FOR SOLUTIONS IN THE NIGER DELTA, NIGERIA 5th October, 2011 in Ughelli, Delta State.
participated as a Climate Witnesses from the Niger Delta at the UNFCCC Copenhagen Summit on Climate Change in December 2009, Durban South Africa 2011 and to RIO+20 Conference in Brazil 2012.
In October, 2009, the NDWPD formally opened the Niger Delta Women resource centre at Ughelli, Delta State which is leased for 9 years and fully equipped for the training of women / Youth in vocations and skills Like ICT /Computer, Tailoring, Catering and Home Mgt., Hair and Beauty, and Production of Soaps and Detergents, as a self help project of the organization.
NDWPD is actively involved in the Post 2015 Development Framework and the United Nations MDGs review process, UNEP Women Major Group Facilitation and the SDG’s processes .