IPCR to promote peace through the arts
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution is to tap the vast resources in the art sector in the promotion of peace in Nigeria.
Speaking while receiving Ambassador of Peace Foundation who are on a courtesy visit to the Institute, the Director General, Prof. Oshita O. Oshita on Thursday, Nov 6th 2014, said the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution will engage the Performing Musician Association of Nigeria (PMAN) to using the art of music for peace advocacy and conflict management. Read
Chinese Ambassador in Nigeria pledges support for IPCR programmes
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution has been assured of the support of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in Nigeria. This was made known by the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria , Ambassador Gu Xiaojie, when the Director General of the Institute Prof Oshita O. Oshita paid him a courtesy visit at the Chinese Embassy on Tuesday, September 23 ,2014. Read
Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution to partner with National Orientation Agency
As part of his first official engagement, the Director General of the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Prof. Oshita O. Oshita paid a courtesy visit on the Director General of National Orientation Agency (NOA) Mr. Mike Omeri in his office today, 4th September, 2014.
Prof. Oshita leading a team of some Directors stated that he considered the NOA a strategic partner to work in the discharge of the mandate of the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR), which why he considered it the first point of call in his assignment, as the Director–General of IPCR. Read
IPCR Inaugurates standing committees
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution has reconstituted the various standing committees aimed at enhancing the output opf the organization.
The Director General, Prof. Oshita O. Oshita, while inaugurating the committees on Friday, September 5, 2014 said the committees were designed as a platform for devolving responsibilities from the Chief Executive of the Institute, adding that this will enable him concentrate on the core mandate of the Institute. Read
Director General Attends the first International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons
The Director General, Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Prof. Oshita O. Oshita, represented by the Coordinator, External Conflict Prevention and Resolution Directorate, Chukwuemeka Mbah was in attendance at the first International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. This Universal Humanitarian Imperatives to Ban Nuclear Weapons Globally awareness seminar organized by The Poverty and Associated Maladies Alleviation Initiatives (PAMAI) in collaboration with the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICANW) was held in Abuja on the 26th of September, 2014. Read
Visit of the Deputy Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Zhang Bin to the Institute on Thursday September 9, 2014.
The visit was to congratulate the Director General of IPCR, Prof. Oshita Oshita on his appointment and to express the willingness of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China to continue its collaboration and partnership with the Institute.