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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UPF-Nigeria Honored for Interfaith Celebration

March 18, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—UPF of Nigeria has been honored for a special conference it organized, together with United Religions Initiative-West Africa, in commemoration of World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017.

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International Women’s Day Observed in Nigeria

March 8, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—Women’s role in bringing peace to Nigeria was the focus of the UPF commemoration of the U.N. International Women’s Day 2017.

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Ambassadors for Peace Almanac Is Published in Nigeria

March 8, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—At a ceremony to receive a new almanac, Nigerian Ambassadors for Peace were urged to work toward ensuring that Nigeria becomes a nation of peace by 2020.

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UPF-Nigeria Campaigns to End Religious Hate Speech

March 5, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria launched a campaign to promote interreligious harmony with a program for religious leaders and organizations.

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Peace Club Launched at Nigerian College of Education

February 16, 2017

Gindiri, Nigeria—More than 500 students attended the inauguration of a Peace Club at the College of Education Gindiri in Plateau State.

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World Interfaith Harmony Week Observed in Nigeria

February 4, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—Representatives of Nigeria’s religious traditions were among more than 120 participants of a conference held in honor of World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017.

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UPF-Nigeria to Commemorate Interfaith Harmony Week

January 22, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria will observe World Interfaith Harmony Week with a special conference on interreligious peace education.

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Nigerians Discuss U.S. Election System

January 12, 2017

Abuja, Nigeria—Ambassadors for Peace were among more than 100 Nigerians who were invited to the U.S. Embassy for a program on the 2016 U.S. election.

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Nigerians Mark Anniversary of ‘Center of Unity’

December 12, 2016

Abuja, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria commemorated the 25th anniversary of the movement of the nation’s Federal Capital Territory from Lagos to Abuja.

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Nigerians Host Annual General Peace Assembly

December 11, 2016

Owerri, Nigeria—About 200 participants attended the UPF-Nigeria Annual General Peace Assembly 2016, which was devoted to the Peace Vision 2020.

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Nigerian Peace College Proposal Approved

December 6, 2016

Abuja, Nigeria—UPF-Nigeria’s proposal for a Universal Peace College of Education in Nigeria has successfully passed the first step.

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