Nigeria Voluntary contributions have strengthened UNESCO’s work in freedom of expression in Nigeria.

In January 2011, Covenant University adopted a policy that mandated all referred publications in journals, conferences and books to be deposited in the University repository.

UNESCO Multisectoral Office, Abuja in collaboration with the Ministry of Information and Culture organizes the final stakeholders’ meeting leading to the end of the i ››› Reinforcing capacities to safeguard intangible cultural heritage in Nigeria 28 June 2017 A Communiqué issued after the workshop endorsed the OA model and made a set of recommendations for government and stakeholders. If you continue to use this site we will assume that you are okay with it. Nigeria in UNESCO The History. (RL), Amount (US$)  300,000 UNESCO encourages international peace and universal respect for human rights by promoting collaboration among nations. UNESCO » Communication and Information » Themes » Freedom of expression » Extrabudgetary Projects on Freedom of Expression » Beneficiary Countries » Nigeria.

Safeguarding Nigeria’s Intangible Cultural Heritage: Workshop on preparation of nomination files to the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Lists and the preparation of request for International Assistance. The UNESCO Abuja Office was created in the early 1960s for the purpose of serving as a National Office. Nigeria became a Member State of UNESCO on the 14 th of November 1960, shortly after attaining independence in October, 1960.. As laid down in Article VII of UNESCO’s Constitution, titled Charter of the National Commissions, each country that becomes a Member of UNESCO, by signing its constitution, must create a National Commission. In addition, Nigeria has worked in collaboration with UNESCO to establish two World Heritage sites, the Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove and the Sukur Cultural Landscape. High-Level International Round Table on Literacy, UNESCO, Paris, 6-7 September 2012 National Literacy Action Plan for 2012 –2015 NIGERIA 1.0 CONTEXT/JUSTIFICATION Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa with a population of over 150 million. : 234-8037039624, zakmoh2000(at); and Ezra Shiloba Gbaje, Tel. Limited follow-up activities and advocacy to drive sustainability of initiatives. Some researchers do not want to self-archive because of the fear of litigation from the journal publishers. UNESCO World Heritage Centre. This implies that the current internet penetration (% of Nigerian population) is 39.7%. Log in, Visit of the Director General of UNESCO to Nigeria, Gestión de riesgo de desastres es clave para proteger el patrimonio ante eventos meteorológicos extremos, UNESCO hosts Global Education Meeting to set priorities for learning recovery and protect financing in the aftermath of the pandemic, Towards The Generation Ocean, united to create the ocean we need for the future we want, Stop bullying! Sango festival, Oyo : 234-8069518804, Shiloba(at) Respect as well as support has come to the library. This applied to faculty and post-graduate students alike. In the Registry of Open Access Repositories (ROAR), Nigeria has only two globally visible repositories (at University of Jos and Covenant University) and in the Directory of Open Access Journal (DOAJ) thirty eight OA journals from Nigeria are indexed (out of 10547 indexed journals (as of May, 2015). The contentment of this page is available under CC-BY-SA IGO 3.0. Extrabudgetary Projects on Freedom of Expression, Institutes and Centres linked to Communication and Information, Linguistic diversity and multilingualism on Internet, UNESCO ICT Competency Framework for Teachers, Communication for sustainable development, Professional Journalistic Standards and Code of Ethics, Post-Conflict and Post-Disaster Responses, Promoting the Safety of Journalists in Nigeria during the electoral period 2014-2015. African Journal of Agricultural Research, African Journal of Biochemistry Research, African Journal of Business Management, African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology, International NGO Journal and Scientific Research and Essays) are indexed in DOAJ. Get non-Blacks out of sub-Saharan Africa, Renewable Energy Development: ERA hunts youths for sustainable Development, Digging the Grave for Mr. President’s Legacies, Of University of Ìbàdàn Vice-Chancellorship and Ìbàdàn Agitation. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. 3 In an effort to promote Open Access initiative, in 2008 ABU Department of Library and Information Science organized a 2-day workshop in collaboration with EIFL on “Open Access Repositories: New Model for Scholarly Communication” and a follow-up workshop in November 2009 with the theme “Open Access: Maximizing Research Quality and Impact”. Call for Applications: regional meeting on transboundary cooperation for effective management of World Heritage sites in Africa 21-Oct-2018 First Sub-regional World Heritage Education Training Workshop in Francophone West Africa 19-Feb-2007-23-Feb-2007 Expert Meeting on African Cultural Landscapes, Tiwi, Kenya, March 9-14, 1999 09-Mar-1999-14-Mar-1999

Following the UNESCO Field Network Reforms in Africa of 2011, UNESCO Abuja Office evolved to be a Multisectoral Regional Office for West Africa in 2013. Limited support from institution's leadership. Argungu international fishing and cultural festival, Support to the effective implementation of the 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in Nigeria, Safeguarding of the Ifa Divination system, Action Plan for the Safeguarding and Promotion of the Oral Tradition of Gelede, Center for Peace Building and Poverty Reduction among Indigenous African Peoples - CEPPER - NIGERIA, Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding, Osogbo - NIGERIA, West Africa Coalition for Indigenous Peoples’ Rights (WACIPR) - WACIPR - NIGERIA. UNESCO disclosed that the menace is already costing governments $129 The University of Port Harcourt expressed their wish to join the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities. Events (3). Open Access Nigeria is a community of open access ambassadors advocating an end to pay walls so the public can have free and open access to the results of peer-reviewed scholarly research. There is currently no national Open Access policy in Nigeria.