IPCR, WE AfriHug Partner To Train Staff CSOs

Participants in a group photograph
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution and WE AfriHug have partner to train staff of the institute and Civil Society Organisations on leadership matters.

The four days training, which kick off on Monday would build the staff on how to manage European Union (EU) projects.

The head of WE AfriHug,  Konstantinos Maragkos disclosed that this is the second time they are in Nigeria, the first time was in Lagos and now Abuja.

He said that they have trained over one thousand people in academic and staff board members on capacity building.

The WE AfriHug, which uses Erasmus + Training Seminar, an EU programme to reach out to Africa, has been able to establish mobility from Africa to Europe.

He said: "We have done the academic training. We did that at the University of Jos and we are now doing CSOs training."

Explaining that about 120 people attended that first day of Jos training, Maragkos said that the organization had carried out training in places like Addis Ababa, Kenyan, Uganda and other Africa countries.

The Chief Research Fellow of IPCR, Andy Nkemneme explained that their interest is for their staff on how manage EU projects.

Explaining that the mandate of the Institute is intervention, Nkemneme, who welcome the participants on behalf of the Acting Director General to the training, added that they collaborated with the AfriHug to support the Institute.

He added that the collaboration is to link the European Union with the IPCR.
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