UNV, VSO and partners mark International Volunteers' Day
Nov 30, 2012
The United Nations Volunteers (UNV), the Voluntary Service Overseas (VSO) and their partners will bring together volunteers and other development partners to a two day event in Abuja next week to celebrate the contributions of volunteers. The event will hold on December 4-5. The International Volunteers’ Day (IVD) is celebrated globally on 5 December every year.
President Goodluck Jonathan Launches Sustainable Energy for All Initiative in Nigeria
Aug 23, 2012
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan (represented by his deputy), Ministers of his Government and Kandeh Yumkella, the Director-General of the UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and co-Chair of the UN Secretary-General’s High-level Group on Sustainable Energy for All, today launched the Sustainable Energy for All initiative in Nigeria and discussed the challenges and opportunities for the country and the region.
UNDP Launches Africa Human Development Report in Abuja, Nigeria.
May 21, 2012
Following the global launch of the first Africa Human Development Report in Nairobi, Kenya, on May 15, 2012, the corresponding Nigeria launch of the Report took place in Abuja on May 21, 2012, at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in the Federal Capital Territory.