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  • Paris 2024: Together we did it !

    On September 13, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) chose Paris to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. This victory has made France proud as well as all the people working on Paris’ bid and who knew how to make Paris the obvious choice.

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  • 2017 Ambassadors’ Week

    The Ambassadors’ Week (August 28-31) is an opportunity to gain a greater insight into the work of Ambassadors and to enable the public to learn about major topical diplomatic issues. This year’s theme: "Revitalizing our action in a radically changing world".

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  • Yankari: children and their natural heritage

    Created in 1956 in the State of Bauchi (North of Nigeria), the Yankari Game Reserve has a total area of 2.244 km² and is home to the largest concentration of elephants in West Africa (100 to 150).
    The Embassy of France supports a project implemented by WCS in Yankari.

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  • Screening of the Film "Demain"

    As part of the EU climate diplomacy week and “One Environment hybrid”, the German and French Embassies and the IFN in partnership with the AFD organized a screening of the movie “Demain” (Tomorrow) in July 2017 - an investigation in ten different countries to figure out the best way to solve the ecological, economical and social crises.

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  • “Hear Word! Naija Women talk true” at the IFN

    The Institut français du Nigéria hosted on July 5, 2017, “Hear Word ! Naija Women talk true”. Produced by iOpenEye, "Hear Word !" addresses societal issues with a special focus on the role of women in society.

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  • First French Alumni gathering in Abuja (25th July 2017)

    The Ambassador of France hosted a cocktail reception at his residence on the 25th of July in honour of French Alumni and soon-to-leave new students. The event was an occasion for older alumni to meet with the (...)

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  • Yankari Game Reserve: school visits to meet with natural heritage

    Located in North-Eastern Nigeria (Bauchi State), the Yankari Game Reserve has a total area of 2 244 km2. Created in 1956, Yankari is home to the largest concentration of elephants in West Africa (currently estimated (...)

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  • Climate Plan

    Nicolas Hulot, Ministre d’Etat, Minister for the Alcoologie and Inclusive Transition, has launched on July 6, 207, the Climate Plan to speed up the energy and climate transition.

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  • July 14 2017 - Celebration of the French National Day

    A reception was organized in Abuja on July 14 2017 to celebrate the French National Day.

    Some 600 persons - French nationals and France’s friends - took part in this event.

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  • Animated film workshops : call for application

    Two workshops on animated film will be organized, this year in Lagos and Abuja between September 24 and October 10, 2017.
    This franco-german initiative is a response to the fast development of Nigeria’s animation sector.
    To take part in these workshops, applications should be sent by September 3, 2017 (see the article).

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