• 10 December 2018

    The French Embassy celebrates International Human Rights Day at the Institut français

    On December 5, 2018, in celebration of International Human Rights Day, the Institut français du Nigéria hosted an audience of 150 people for the screening of Aïcha Macky’s documentary feature «The Fruitless Tree".

  • 8 December 2018

    70 Years of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    Adopted in Paris on 10 December 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights created the foundation on which all the international mechanisms to defend human rights have been built. For France, this 70th anniversary is the opportunity to recall that human rights should be defended and strengthened everywhere in the world.

  • 30 November 2018

    The G20 Summit in Buenos Aires: putting multilateralism high on France’s agenda (30 Nov. - 1 Dec. 2018)

    Argentina has held the G20 Presidency since 1 December 2017. On 30 November and 1 December 2018, it will host the Leaders’ Summit in Buenos Aires. This event will mark the 10th year since the first Leaders’ Summit took place in 2008 in response to the global financial crisis.

  • 23 November 2018

    NDA - French Language Learning Support program

    On the 15th of November 2018, the Ambassador of France visited the Nigerian Defense Academy in Kaduna to launch the French Language Learning Support program. The event was attended by over 500 military and civil personnel from the Ministry of Defence - among whom 400 cadets, beneficiaries of this pilot program.
    The day-long visit ended with a stop at the Alliance Française of Kaduna, the (...)

  • 19 November 2018

    2019 Election campaigns - Abuja, 18 November 2018

    As friends of Nigeria and its people, we will follow the campaigns and election process closely. Who wins the elections is for the Nigerian people to decide. Our concern is to see a process leading to free, fair, transparent and peaceful elections. [full statement in the article]
    Signatories: European Union (Delegation to Nigeria), France, Germany, United Kingdom, United States, Australia, (...)

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