The 2015 General elections must be peaceful, Prof. Oshita.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution [IPCR] in collaboration with the West African Network of Election Observers [ WANEO] and Konrad Adeneuer Stiftung organized a One-Day Capacity Building on Election Observation/Orientation for Election Observers towards the February 2015 elections on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at the Institute. Read
The Director General of the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution, Prof. Oshita Oshita has approved some changes in the Institute. The changes are in compliance with the Honourable Minister's directive to unbundle the Adminstration and Finance Directorate and in line with extant circulars and service-wide practice, These are as follows:
- Mr. Jonathan Yisa, DFA is now Director of Administration;
- Alhaji. S. O. Amin, Deputy Director, Procurement is now Deputy Director, Finance;
- Mr. Sunday Daji, AD Account is now AD Budget;
- Mr Julius O. Mosugu will oversee the Procurement Unit;
- Mrs Tina Ndupu will act as head of the Account section
The above changes takes effect from Friday,16th January, 2015.
Salem University Students Visit IPCR
As part of their Educational tour the students of the Department of International Relations and Diplomacy, Salem University, Lokoja. Kogi State were at the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution on Wednesday, November 19, 2014. Read
FR. Lapsley Addresses IPCR Staff on Healing of Memories
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution IPCR, on Wednesday November 19, 2014 played host to one of the heroes of the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa, the a renowned Rv. Fr. Michael Lapsley of the Institute for Healing of Memories based in South Africa. Fr. Lapsley was in Nigeria to attended the National Retreat on Human Security organized by National Orientation Agency (NOA), Office of the Secretary to Government of the Federation OSGF, and the Peacebuilding Development Foundation (PBDF). Read
IPCR Organises One-Day National Workshop on Trans-national Crimes
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution on Monday, November 17, 2014 organized, a one day National Workshop on “Emerging Trends in Trans-National Organized Crimes and the Implications for Human Security”.
The Institute noted that the changing trends of Trans-National Organized Crimes have continued to pose a serious challenge to both global, regional and National development. These new trends and their threats are not only real but also expanding despite the various measures that have been put in place to curtail them at the national and regional levels. The IPCR lamented the huge implications that trans-national organized crimes have been on human security. Read
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
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