UPF-Nigeria Celebrates International Women’s Day at the National Ecumenical Center

March 4, 2018

Abuja, Nigeria—Over 200 women and men gathered on March 4, 2018 at the National Ecumenical Center for the Special Women’s Interdenominational Service to commence activities to mark the 2018 International Women’s Day.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Nigeria

February 8, 2018

Abuja, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria organized a series of activities to commemorate the 2018 United Nations World Interfaith Harmony Week (WIHW).

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Peace Blessing Festival Held in Imo State, Nigeria

January 2, 2018

Diakuma, Nigeria—More than 120 couples participated in a Marriage and Family Peace Blessing Festival co-organized by UPF in Imo State in southeast Nigeria.

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First Nigerian Ambassador for Peace Dies, 85

November 19, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—Dr. Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme, the first Nigerian to be appointed as an Ambassador for Peace, has died at age 85.

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Nigerian Ambassadors for Peace Support Peaceful Elections in Anambra State

November 11, 2017

Onitsha, Nigeria—Ambassadors for Peace and representatives of various political parties came together for a special conference organized by UPF-Nigeria to support peaceful elections in Anambra state.

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UPF College Ambassadors for Peace Participate in West African Educators Conference

November 9, 2017

Accra, Ghana—About 35 UPF College Ambassadors for Peace from Nigeria participated in a conference for West African educators convened to discuss challenges facing the region today.

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UPF-Nigeria Appoints New Interreligious Ambassadors for Peace

October 24, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—As part of the activities it organized to commemorate the 2017 UN Day, UPF-Nigeria held a three-day seminar on interreligious peace education during which it appointed new Interreligious Ambassadors for Peace.

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Nigerian Students of Peace and Conflict Resolution

October 14, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—Young Nigerians who are studying peace and conflict resolution have visited the UPF office to discuss cooperation in peace education.

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Nigerian in the UK appointed Ambassador for Peace

July 15, 2017

London, UK—As part of the continuing effort of UPF-Nigeria to reach out to Nigerians in diaspora and mobilize them to support the peace building initiatives in Nigeria, Chief Bimbo Robert Folayan (MBCS CITP) was appointed by UPF-Nigeria as an Ambassador for Peace.

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Nigeria Ambassadors for Peace Study Peace Principles

July 8, 2017

Ikeja, Nigeria—About 50 Ambassadors for Peace from the South West zone attended a three-day Peace Education seminar.

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Nigerian Ambassadors for Peace Attend Seminar on the Principles of Peace

July 1, 2017

Owerri, Nigeria—More than 80 Ambassadors for Peace including religious leaders, traditional rulers, politicians, educators and peace activists as well as government representatives attended a 3-day special seminar on UPF's Principles of Peace.

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Parliamentarians Association Is Launched in Nigeria

June 5, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—The Nigerian chapter of the International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) has been launched at a ceremony at the National Assembly.

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Children of Nigerian Ambassadors for Peace

May 27, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—On the occasion of Children’s Day 2017 UPF-Nigeria held a one-day event to inform and inspire the children of Ambassadors for Peace.

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36 Nigerian Couples Prepare for Peace Blessing

May 20, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—A one-day workshop for 36 Nigerian married couples has been held in preparation for a Family Peace Blessing in the community.

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International Day of Families Observed in Nigeria

May 15, 2017

Uyo, Nigeria—About 40 children of Ambassadors for Peace marched in a parade and sang "peace songs" to celebrate the 2017 International Day of Families.

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UPF-Nigeria Promotes Road Safety for Peace

May 11, 2017

 Abuja, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria commemorated the 2017 UN Global Road Safety Week by convening a Road Safety for Peace Assembly.

 

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UPF-Nigeria Invited to Ile-Ife Peace Ceremony

May 6, 2017

Ile-Ife, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria was invited to participate in the reconciliation ceremony for the Yoruba and Hausa peoples in Ile-Ife, Osun State.

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UN World Health Day Observed in Nigeria

April 7, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—More than 144 health professionals and Ambassadors for Peace attended a Health for Peace Assembly on the occasion of World Health Day.

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UN Program Explores Value of ‘Family Capital’

March 21, 2017

New York, United States—A side event to the 2017 Commission on the Status of Women was held under the title “Family Capital: The Engine for Women’s Development.”

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UPF-Nigeria Honored for Interfaith Program

March 18, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria has received an honorable mention in the HM King Abdullah II of Jordan World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017 Prize.

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