In the News: Former First Lady of Kogi State Appointed Ambassador for Peace

July 29, 2014

Abuja, Nigeria - Former first lady of Kogi state, Dr. Aisha Emeje, was appointed an Ambassador for Peace July 29, 2014, in recognition of her selfless service and ingenuity in fostering peace. 


Ambassadors for Peace in Abuja Commit to Work for National Unification

July 27, 2014

Nigeria-2014-07-27Abuja, Nigeria - As part of its 2014 Campaign for National Unification, UPF-Nigeria appointed Ambassadors for Peace at a ceremony in Abuja and promoted its Peace-loving Global Citizens initiative.


Nominations of Peace-Loving Global Citizens Sought by UPF-Nigeria

July 17, 2014

Abuja, Nigeria - In observance of the UN International Day of Peace, Sept. 21, 2014, UPF-Nigeria invites nominations of Nigerians who love peace and set an example as global citizens transcending religion and ethnic nationality.


Nigerian Ambassador to Ireland Commends UPF Peace Initiatives

July 11, 2014

Dublin, Ireland - During a July 11, 2014, courtesy visit by UPF-Nigeria Ambassadors for Peace in Diaspora, the Nigerian Ambassador to Ireland commended UPF for its initiatives towards "establishing and preserving peace."


Kenyan Envoy to Nigeria Pledges Support for Nigerian-Kenyan Initiatives

June 19, 2014

nigeria-envoyAbuja, Nigeria - As a follow up to the Special Leadership Conference in March 2014 held in Kenya, UPF-Nigeria leaders paid a courtesy visit to the High Commissioner of Kenya to Nigeria, H.E. Amb. Tom Amolo, on June 19, 2014.


Nigerians in West Africa Invited to a Conference in Benin

June 18, 2014

Cotonou, Benin - To mobilize Nigerians in West Africa to help build a peaceful Nigeria, UPF-Nigeria is convening a conference on June 26-27, 2014, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Cotonou, Benin.


Sudanese Ambassador to Nigeria Appointed Ambassador for Peace

June 17, 2014

Abuja, Nigeria - The Sudanese Ambassador to Nigeria, H.E. Dr. Tagelsir Mahgoub Ali, was presented with an Ambassador for Peace certificate on June 17, 2014, by the secretary general of UPF Nigeria, Dr. Raphael Oko in a brief ceremony at the Sudanese Embassy in Abuja.


Plans to Establish Peace Clubs in Colleges of Education in Nigeria

June 11, 2014

Abuja, Nigeria - The executive secretary of the National Commission for Colleges in Education has approved the request for partnership by UPF Nigeria to establish Peace Clubs in all the colleges of education in Nigeria.


Peace Education Conference Held in Nigeria

May 29, 2014

Lagos, Nigeria - A peace education conference in Lagos on May 29, 2014, commemorated the 15th anniversary of the return to democratic governance in Nigeria.


World Day for Cultural Diversity Commemorated in Nigeria

May 23, 2014

Abuja, Nigeria - The UN World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development was commemorated in Abuja on May 23, 2014, with a special leadership convocation at the Yaradua International Conference Center.


International Day of Families Observed in Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria

May 15, 2014

Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria - Ambassadors for Peace commemorated the UN International Day of Families with a conference on "Families Matter on Achieving the Development Goals" on May 15, 2014.


In the News: International Day of Families Observed in Abuja, Nigeria

May 15, 2014

Abuja, Nigeria - The National Merit Award House in Abuja was the site of an International Day of Families program on May 15.


Nigerian Ambassadors for Peace in Diaspora Initiative

May 1, 2014

Abuja, Nigeria -  In response to the increasing violence and insecurity in Nigeria, UPF-Nigeria launched an initiative on April 30, 2014, to connect Nigerians in diaspora to peace initiatives in Nigeria.


Ambassadors for Peace Donate Yams for Displaced Nigerians

April 28, 2014

Benue State, Nigeria - In response to its appeal for support in providing emergency food and medical aid to victims of violence, UPF-Nigeria gave thousands of yams on April 28, 2014 to help feed internally displaced persons in Makurdi, Benue state.


Appeal for Aid to Displaced Persons and Victims of Bombing in Nyanya, Nigeria

April 21, 2014

Abuja, Nigeria - A personal appeal by the secretary general of UPF-Nigeria to help enable UPF and its network of Ambassadors for Peace to provide food and medical care to bombing victims and to set up community peace education centers.


100th Anniversary of the Amalgamation of Nigeria

April 14, 2014

Abuja, Nigeria - A commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the amalgamation of Nigeria at the National Merit Award House in Abuja on April 14, 2014, was attended by Ambassadors for Peace and other distinguished Nigerians.


UPF Chair Promotes Peace Education in Nigeria

April 2, 2014

Abuja, Nigeria - UPF International Chairman Dr. Charles S. Yang was in Nigeria from March 31 to April 2, 2014 as part of a recent tour of several African nations to meet to meet with government officials to brief them on the work of UPF and encourage national peace education initiatives.


Leadership Conference Held in Nairobi

March 29, 2014

Nairobi, Kenya - Twenty-five Nigerian Ambassadors for Peace traveled to Kenya to join UPF leaders from Benin, Uganda, Somalia, Eritria and Kenya for a Special Leadership Conference March 27–29, 2014 following up on the leadership conference in Korea the previous month.


Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Observed in Nigeria

March 21, 2014

Abuja, Nigeria - UPF-Nigeria observed the 2014 UN International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination with a seminar at the Peace Embassy in Abuja on March 21, 2014.


Capacity Building Workshop for Nigerian Ambassadors for Peace

March 15, 2014

Port Harcourt, Nigeria - A one-day special capacity-building workshop for Ambassadors for Peace was organized by UPF-Nigeria in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria on March 15.