President Goodluck Jonathan at the 68th Session of the UN General Assembly

President Goodluck Jonathan at the 68th Session of the UN General Assembly

H. E. President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan delivering his statement at the 68th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (September 2013) in New York

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H. E. U. Joy Ogwu, Perm. Rep. of Nigeria and President, Executive Board of UN Women (2011)

Today is significant in the annals of UN history and indeed, in the annals of global history. We are assembled here on this momentous occasion, at this first meeting of the newly established Executive Board of the newest entity in the United Nations family – the United Nations Entity for Gender equality and the...

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Nigeria's Candidate elected to serve on the UN-CEDAW Committee

Nigeria’s candidate to the United Nations Convention on Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (UN-CEDAW), Ms. Theodora Oby Nwankwo, was today, elected to the prestigious UN Committee to continue championing the cause of Liberty, Freedom, Justice and Equality for Women and every girl-child...

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H. E. U. Joy Ogwu Signing the Treaty on Cluster Munitions

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