APPLY: United Nations Association of Nigeria International Peace Day Symposium 2017

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. To further include young people, last year, the UN Security Council passed Resolution 2250 recognizing the role youth have to play in peace building and encouraging young governments to engage young people at all levels of peace building. Following the success of last our International Peace Day in partnership with UNIC, we hope to make this year even bigger and more impactful.


This year, the United Nations Association of Nigeria in partnership with the United Nations Information Center and University of Lagos, Akoka (Department of International Law and Jurisprudence) will host a symposium on the United Nations International Peace Day theme: “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety, and Dignity for All.”

 

This year, the International Day of Peace will focus on engaging and mobilizing people throughout the world to show support for refugees and migrants. Speakers and Panelist for the symposium include:

  • Ambassador Olusegun Akinsanya (Chairman of the symposium)
  • Dr. Rhoda Asikia Ige – Department of Jurisprudence and International Law (Lead Speaker)
  • Victoria Ibiwoye – Executive Director, One African Child (Youth Lead Speaker)
  • Professor Bola Akinterinwa – Former D.G.  Nigeria Institute of International Affairs
  • Mr. Ronald Kayanja – Director, United Nations Information Center
  • General Ishola Williams (retd) – Executive Secretary Pan-African Strategy and Policy Research Group
  • Dr. Femi Badejo – Former Director, UN Political Office in Somalia

To attend 

fill the registration form here

Venue – United Nations Information Centre (UNIC)
17, Alfred Rewane (Formerly Kingsway) Road,
Beside Ikoyi Registry,
Ikoyi, Lagos.

Time: 10am Prompt

Date: Thursday 21st September, 2017

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