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Nigeria: UN International Women's Day
Wednesday 08 March 2017, 12:00pm - 05:00pm

Abuja, Nigeria—To commemorate UN International Women’s Day 2017, UPF-Nigeria is convening a special conference of women educators, leaders and organizations for peace in Nigeria.

The conference, titled “The Role of Women in Promoting Interreligious Cooperation, Interethnic Integration and Eradication of Corruption,” will bring together women educators and leaders, government representatives, policymakers, Ambassadors for Peace, wives of political leaders, wives of distinguished Ambassadors for Peace and other critical stakeholders from NGOs and women-focused and faith-based institutions.

It will culminate in the launch of UPF Nigeria Women, a network of women leaders that will work with relevant partners to commemorate the UN International Day of Families and mobilize women to engage wives of parliamentarians for the national launch of International Association of Parliamentarians for Peace (IAPP) in Nigeria.

The conference will discuss the UN theme of “Be Bold for Change” and will feature the appointment of outstanding women leaders as Ambassadors for Peace and special recognition of women’s organizations contributing to peacebuilding in Nigeria. The UPF-Nigeria Ambassadors for Peace 2017 Calendar will be presented and distributed at the event.

Date: Wednesday, March 8, 2017
Time: 12 noon to 5 p.m.
Venue: Banquet Hall, National Merit Award House, Maitama, Abuja

To participate, send full names and organizational affiliation to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..