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  • Itinéraire Culture 2019: Papa Omotayo 2/2

    Papa Omotayo, architect, creative director of MOE+Art Architecture and founder of A Whitespace Creative Agency, spoke to us about his experience during the Itinéraire Culture program in France organised by the French Ministry of Culture between the 11th and 21st of June 2019.

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  • G7 Summit in Biarritz (24 to 26 August 2019)

    The leaders’ Summit will be held in Biarritz, from 24 to 26 August 2019. It is the highlight of the French “Group of 7” (G7) Presidency, which has put the fight against inequality at the heart of its work.

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  • The Ambassador Visits Maiduguri, Borno State

    On Tuesday the 23rd and Wednesday the 24th of July 2019, the Ambassador of France in Nigeria, Jérôme Pasquier, visited Maiduguri where he met with the state governor, heads of NGOs supported by France locally and their project beneficiaries.

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  • 1st edition of the Franco-Nigerian film days

    On the 2nd and 3rd of July, the French Embassy in Nigeria organized the first edition of the French-Nigerian Cinema Days at the Alliance française/Mike Adenuga Centre in Lagos. The event, which gathered around 100 professionals, was organised to develop and strengthen collaborations in the field of cinema.

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  • Human Rights Prize of the French Republic - 2019

    Applications are now open for the 2019 “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity” Human Rights Prize of the French Republic. Applications should be completed before the deadline of 14th October 2019.

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  • Itinéraire Culture 2019: Jemima Angulu 1/2

    Jemima Angulu, artistic director and founder of Krump Dance Studios and a participant in the 2019 Itinéraire Culture program organised by the French Ministry of Culture, spoke to us about her experience during the 11-day long program in France between the 11th and 21st of June.

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  • Quai d’Orsay – Press Briefing - Attack in Konduga (June 16)

    France condemns in the strongest possible terms Sunday evening’s triple attack in Konduga, in Borno State, in which many were killed and injured.

    It offers its condolences to the families of the victims and reaffirms its solidarity with Nigeria and its neighbors in their efforts to combat terrorism and stabilize the Lake Chad Basin.

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  • Abuja - Visit by Jean-Yves Le Drian - June 12, 2019

    Jean-Yves Le Drian, French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, was in Abuja on June 12th to attend the Democracy Day.
    The minister’s presence at this ceremony reflects the importance of France’s partnership with Nigeria, at the political level as well as in the security, economic and cultural fields.

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  • International Day of Action for Women’s Health, 2019

    On the 28th of May, the Embassy of France organized a breakfast debate at the Institut français du Nigéria, in collaboration with several civil society organizations, to mark the International Day of Action for Women’s Health.

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  • Mali – Attacks on MINUSMA (18 May 2019)

    France offers its condolences to the loved ones of the deceased Nigerian soldier and to the Nigerian authorities. It wishes the injured peacekeepers – a Nigerian and several Chadians – a swift recovery.

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