• 18 June 2018

    Attacks (June 16-17) - French official statement, June 18, (...)

    France condemns the attacks carried out during the night of June 16 in Damboa, in Borno State, that left some 30 dead and many injured.
    We offer our condolences to the victims’ families.
    We reaffirm our commitment to Nigeria and its neighbors in the fight against Boko Haram in the Lake Chad basin. France will also continue its effort with regard to humanitarian aid and (...)

  • 7 June 2018

    Gender mainstreaming

    The French and Canadian diplomatic representations organized a training workshop on gender mainstreaming in Abuja on June 6th, 2018. Ten Nigerian civil society organizations took part in this event.

  • 29 May 2018

    Statement on the occasion of Democracy Day, 29 May 2018

    " (...) Democracy is not only about the voting process. It also requires a strong and ongoing commitment from political actors to uphold the democratic ideal. We have noted with concern recent reports of violence, intimidation and corruption, both within parties and between parties. We take advantage of this national celebration of democracy to urge all political parties to maintain Nigerian (...)

  • 25 May 2018

    IFN Quaterly talks - Pr Patrick Weil gives 3 lectures in 3 (...)

    This year, the Institut français du Nigéria organised her annual Quarterly Talks around the theme of “Individual interest vs Common interest”. French keynote speakers were invited to Nigeria and it is in this context that Professor Patrick Weil, one of the world’s leading experts on nationality, came to Nigeria from May 14th to May 19th.

  • 24 May 2018

    A French curator and art critic meets Nigerian artists

    From May 14th to May 19th the Institut français du Nigéria in partnership with the Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA) Lagos and the International Institute for Creative Development Abuja (IICD) organised two workshops on curatorial practices. The French curator, Caroline Hancock, facilitated both workshops at the invitation of the Institut français du Nigéria.

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