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The Women’s Board participates in UN related fora open to civil society, both in Nigeria and in other countries. Its representatives in New York, Geneva and Vienna often attend conferences and events taking place in these locations. This includes:



2017
  • Commemoration of the International Day of Non-Violence: “Women as Stakeholders in Peace Building: A Panacea for a More Stable Nation”. United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) and Women in Education and Leadership Development Society (WIELDS). 3rd October, 2017.
  • Commemoration of the 2017 International Youth Day: “Youth Building Peace”. United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) and Strategy for Mentoring Initiatives and Leadership Empowerment (SMILE). 12th August, 2017.
  • 61st Session of the Commission on the Status of Women. New York, 13th - 24th March, 2017.
2016
  • Global Media and Information Literacy Day organized by Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua Foundation (ASYARF) and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Theme: “Transforming Communities through Media and Information Literacy”. 1st November, 2016.
  • International Day of Democracy organized by Women in Politics and Government (WINPOGOV) and United Nation Information Centre (UNIC). “Democracy and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”. 15th September, 2016.
  • Conference on 2016 International Youth Day organized by Women’s Board -ECS. “The Role of Young People in Ending Poverty through Sustainable Consumption and Production”. 27th August, 2016.
  • Commemoration of the 2016 International Youth Day: “Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty through Sustainable Consumption and Production”. United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) and Strategy for Mentoring Initiatives and Leadership Empowerment (SMILE). 12th August, 2016.
  • Commemoration of the Nelson Mandela International Day: “Take Action, Inspire Change”. United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), South Africa Consulate General, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA) and United Nations Association of Nigeria (UNAN). 19th July, 2016.
  • Commemoration of the International Day of Families: “Families, Healthy Lives and Sustainable Future”. Women’s Board- ECS and United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Lagos. 16th May, 2016.
  • World Down Syndrome Day Celebration: “My Friends, My Community”. Down Syndrome Foundation Nigeria (DSFN) and United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Lagos. 21st March, 2016.
  • 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women. New York, 14th -24th March, 2016.
  • Commemoration of the International Women’s Day: “Nigerian Women and the Post – 2015 Development Agenda: Contemporary Challenges”. Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA) and United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Lagos. 8th March, 2016.
  • Commemoration of the Victims of the Holocaust: “The Holocaust and Human Dignity” United Nations Information Centre (Unic), Lagos. 27th January, 2016.
2015
  • Commemoration of 16 Days Activism for the Elimination of Violence against Women. UNIC and Partners, 25th November – 10th December, 2015
  • Commemoration of International Youth Day. “Youths as Agents of Social Change”. Lagos, 15th August, 2015
  • United Nations International Youth Day. “Youth Civic Engagement”. UNIC and Strategy for Mentoring Initiatives and Leadership Empowerment (SMILE). Lagos, 12th August, 2015.
  • The Threats and opportunities of parenting in 21st century”. UNIC and Tehila Women and Youth Empowerment Foundation (TWYEF). 1st July, 2015
  • Commemoration of International Day of Families. “Men in Charge? Gender Equality and Children's Right in Contemporary Families”. Women’s Board- ECS and United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Lagos, 15th May 2015.
  • 59th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women. New York, 9th – 20th March, 2015
  • 2015 Elections – Mothers Speak: Say ‘No’ to Violence. UNIC, Media Awareness and Information for all Network (MAIN) and West African Women Association (WAWA), Lagos, 4th March, 2015
  • International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust with the theme “Liberty, Life and Legacy of Holocaust Survivor”, UNIC, Lagos, 27th January, 2015
2014
  • 2014 International Day of the Girl Child: “Empowering Women and ending the cycle of Gender based violence”. UNIC and BAU Online. 10th October 2014.
  • Launch of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) Report 2014. UNIC, Lagos, 7th July 2014
  • Commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family. “Families Matter for the Achievement of Development Goals; International Year of the Family +20”. Women’s Board- ECS and United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Lagos, 15th May 2014.
  • World Press Freedom Day 2014 – “Media Freedom for a Better Future: Shaping the Post – 2015 Development Agenda”, UNIC and Media Awareness and Information for all Network (MAIN), Lagos, 6th May 2014.
  • 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women side event on “The keys to Women development Agenda Post 2015: the 3 Fs: Female participation, Family perspective and Flexible working arrangements” organized by Women’s Board and ICWF, New York, 13 March 2014
  • 58th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women. New York, 10 – 21 March 2014>
  • International Women’s Day: “Women as Peacemakers… Inspiring Change”, UNIC and Women’s Optimum Development Foundation (WODEF), Lagos, 11th March 2014.
  • International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust: “Journeys through the Holocaust”, UNIC, Lagos, 27th January 2014.
2013
  • International Day for Elimination of Violence against Women, UNIC and Mind Mapping Developing Initiatives, Lagos, 25th November 2013.
  • Forum to mark the International Day of Peace 2013, UNIC and African Foundation for Peace and Love Initiatives (AFLPI), Lagos, 27 September 2013.
  • UNESCO-UNEVOC Regional Forum Africa – Advancing TVET (technical and vocational education and training)  for Youth Employability and Sustainable  Development, Abuja, 17-18 September 2013.
  • International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women, UNIC and Africa Foundation for Peace – 27 September 2013.
  • NGO/Media Forum on the "Preparations of the 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family", UNIC and Women's Board, Lagos, 15 May 2013.
  • World Press Freedom Day 2012 – "Securing the Safety of Journalists", UNIC and Media Rights Agenda, Lagos, 3 May 2013.
  • 51st Session Commission on Social Development side event organized by the International Federation for Family Development (IFFD), New York, 12 February 2013.
2012
  • Implementation: Lessons Learnt "UN Focal Point on the Family" UNDESA, New York, 15 – 18 May 2012.
  • Commemoration of International Women's Day 2012 – "Empower Rural Women, End Hunger and Poverty", UNIC, Lagos 8 March 2012.
  • 56th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, New York, 27 February – 9 March 2012.
2011
  • Preparations for the Observance of the 20th Anniversary of the International Year of the Family. IFFD and the Focal Point on UN Programme on the Family, Division for Social Policy and Development, Department on Economic and Social Affairs, Madrid, 24 October 2011
  • 64th Annual UN DPI/ NGO Conference on “Sustainable Development: Responsive Citizens”, Bonn, Germany, 3 – 5 September 2011.
  • UN High Level Meeting on Youth, New York, 25 – 26 July 2011
  • Media / NGOs Forum on the Launch of the 2011 MDGs Report, UNIC, Lagos, 7 July 2011.
  • Youth Leadership and Crime Prevention Summit, UNIC and AYICRIP, Lagos, 23 June 2011.
  • Public Presentation of a Film Produced by Street Children to mark the 2011 Day of the African Child, UNICEF, Lagos, 16 June 2011.
  • Briefing by DPI/NGO on “Challenges and Opportunities for Preventing Non – communicable diseases: The Keys to Achieving the MDGs”, UN New York, 21 April 2011 .
  • Interactive/ Capacity Building Forum to mark International Women’s Day, UNIC, Lagos, 8 March 2011.
  • Fifty-fifth session of the Commission on the Status of Women, New York, 22 February – 4 March 2011.
  • Launch of UN Women: “Honouring the Past, Envisioning the Future for Women and Girls”, New York, 24 February 2011.
  • DPI / NGO Relations Briefing: “Achieving Social Protection for All”, New York, 17 February 2011.
2010
  • Public Lecture and Cultural Displays in Commemoration of International Human Rights Day, UNIC, Lagos, December 2010.
  • The Launch of the Development Information Centre, UNIC, Lagos, November 2010.
  • Rally on Stand Up Take Action, Make A Noise for the MDGS, UNIC, Lagos, 17 September 2010.
  • 63th Annual UN Department of Public Information, DPI/NGO Conference on “Global Health”, Melbourne, Australia, 30 August – 1 September 2010.
  • Press Conference to Launch the 2010 MDGs Report, UNIC, Lagos, 18 June 2010.
  • Interactive Forum on “Equal Rights, Equal Opportunities: Progress for All”, UNIC and WODEF, Lagos, 8 March 2010.
  • 54th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, New York, 1 – 12 March 2010.
  • Global Forum for Women: Beijing+15, New York, 27 – 28 February 2010.
2009
  • Special Forum on “Unite to End Violence Against Women”, UNIC and WODEF, Lagos, 25 November 2009.
  • Press Conference on the 2009 Stand-Up and Take Action for MDG’s, UNIC, Lagos, 15 October 2009.
  • Launch of the West Africa Coast Initiative: “A coordinated approach to building National and Regional Capacities to Combat Drug trafficking and organized crime in West Africa”, UNODC, DPKO, UNOWA. New York, July 2009.
  • Annual DPI / NGO Orientation Programme for NGOs associated with DPI, New York, 19 – 20 March 2009.
  • Interactive Forum on Violence Against Women and Girls, UNIC, Lagos, 9 March 2009.
  • Interactive Forum with the Under Secretary – General of the Department for Communications and Public Information, UNIC, Lagos 9 February 2009.
2008
  • “60th Anniversary of the Universal Human Rights Declaration. School Art/Cultural Outreach to Promote Human Rights”. UNIC, ZONTA International and Women’s Board, Lagos, 10 December 2008.
  • Incentive Programme Project to Substitute Consumption of CFCS Refrigeration by not Ozone Depleting Substance, UNDP, OPIAMU and NOO, Lagos, 3 December 2008.
  • Public Lecture on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), UNIC, Lagos, 9 October 2008.
  • 2008 International Day of Peace Forum, UNIC, Lagos, 23 September 2008
  • Briefing on MDGS 2008 Report UNIC, Lagos, 19 September 2008.
  • UNCTAD XII Conference and Civil Society Forum on “Addressing the Opportunities and Challenges of Globalization for Development”, Accra, Ghana, 17 – 25 April 2008.
  • Interactive Forum on “Investing in Women and Girls”, UNIC, UNIFEM and WODEF, Lagos, 13 March 2008.
  • 52th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, New York, 25 February – 7 March 2008.
2007
  • 60th Annual UN Department of Public Information, DPI/NGO Conference: “Climate Change: How it Impacts Us All”. “Celebrating NGOs: 60th Years with the United Nations” United Nations, New York, September 5-7, 2007.
  • Conference on Implementation of the UNTWO Global Code of Ethics for Tourism, Committee of the Federal Ministry of Tourism, Culture and National Orientation. Lagos, April 2007.
  • African Civil Society Forum: “Democratizing Governance at Regional and Global Level to Achieve the MDGs”, CONGO, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 22-24 March 2007.
  • 51th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, New York, 26 February – 9 March 2007.
2006
  • “Civil Society Forum to the ECOSOC High Level Segment: “Creating an Environment at the National and International Levels Conducive to Generating full and Productive Employment and Decent Work for all, and its Impact on Sustainable Development” CONGO, Geneva, 29-30 July 2006.
  • 50th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, New York, 27 February – 10 March 2006.
2005
  • United Nations Day 2005 – Lecture: “United Nations and Human Rights – The Unfinished Business”. UNIC, Lagos, 24 October 2005.
  • Strategic Stakeholder Forum on “The United Nations 2005 World Summit: Enhancing the Status of Women”, UNIC and Women’s Optimum Development Foundation Lagos, Nigeria 20 October 2005.
  • 58th Annual UN Department of Public Information, DPI/NGO Conference: “Our Challenge: Voices for Peace, Partnership and Renewal” prior to the meeting of Heads of State. New York, 7-9 September 2005.
  • Media/NGOs Interactive Forum on “2005 World Summit and United Nations Reforms”, UNIC, Lagos, 2 August 2005.
  • Interactive Hearings of the General Assembly with NGOs, CSOs and the Private Sector, New York, 23 – 24 June 2005.
  • 49th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women, New York, 28 February – 11 March 2005.
2004
  • Seminar on “Adolescent Sexuality Education”, UNIC and Youth Action Rangers of Nigeria, Lagos, 11 May 2004.
2003
  • Lecture on “The New Partnership for Africa’s Development” (NEPAD): Challenges and Progress in Organizing International Support” by UN Under Secretary General and Special Adviser for Africa, Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, Lagos, 18 November 2003.
  • 55th Session of the Sub-Commission of the UN on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights, Geneva, 28 July - 15 August 2003.
  • Conference on “Inequality, Poverty and Human Wellbeing”, UNU-Wider, Helsinki, Finland, 30-31 May 2003.
2002
  • 27th Special Session of the General Assembly: Special Session of the General Assembly on Children, New York, 8-10 May 2002.
  • “Regional Seminar on Implementing UNESCO Recommendations Concerning Technical and Vocational Education (TVE)” held in Kaduna (Nigeria), July 2002.


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