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"Post COP21" event: Ecological Crisis in Nigeria

IFRA Nigeria is pleased to invite you to its second "Post COP21" event, "Ecological Crisis in Nigeria", on Monday 11th July 2016, from 12:00pm to 4pm in Draper’s Hall, Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan.

At 12:00pm sharp, we will open this event by the screening of Nowhere To Run (2015, Nigeria, 53mn), a documentary proposed by the Musa Yar’ Adua Foundation, in collaboration with the Institut Français of Nigeria and the Thursday Film Series movie club, telling the story of environmental threats and unique challenges to security in Nigeria from the perspective of affected communities: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KM8EpHCIa_o

At 1:30pm, we will enjoy a break with refreshments in the entrance of the Institute of African Studies, where it will be also possible to enjoy the photos exhibition "60 Solutions Against Climate Change", proposed by AFD in collaboration with the Institut Français.

Then at 2pm, Prof. Géraud Magrin (Paris 1 Pantheon Sorbonne University), will give a conference titled "The Lake Chad Crisis : Environment and Geopolitics". It will be discussed then by Prof. Ayoade (Dept. of Geography) and Dr. Adelekan (Dept. of Geography)

This event will be chaired by Prof. Layiwola, director of the Institute of African Studies, and presented by Dr. Olayoku (IFRA Fellow, Peace and Strategic Studies).

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We look forward to see many of you for this second "Post COP21" event on Monday 11th July. Before then, don’t forget the presentation of the Yoruba Name Project, this Friday 1st July at 2pm, in Draper’s Hall !

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