Concept of PeaceBuilding Masterclass

Peacebuilding is at a strategic point in the political and economical landscape of any nation. This is true that where peace is lacking, anarchy prevails. The popular maxim that “peace is not negotiable” comes to mind in any society that puts peaceful coexistence at the forefront of human relationships; this remains an absolute fact that …

MLK Day-CPI Lagos

MLK DAY: Non-Violence as a Nigerian Legacy

On Nov. 2, 1983, President Ronald Reagan signed a bill marking the third Monday of every January as Martin Luther King Jr. Day. It became the first federal holiday honoring an African American and it commemorates MLK’s achievements during the civil rights movement in the 1960s. For us at The City of Peace Initiative Lagos, …

WHY ALL ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS NEED AN OMBUD?

Learn How Ombudsing at University has demonstrated the impact of these offices in resolving untold issues brought by stakeholders. Speakers: Zetu Makamandela-MguqulwaChairperson for the Africa Region, InternationalOutreach Committee (IOC) of the International Ombudsman Association (IOA) Ayo Ayoola-AmaleOmbud for both International Cities of Peace and Mediator Beyond Borders International, Accra, Ghana Wayne BlairOmbud for the Asia …