The PCN has instituted the Awards of Senior Advocate of Peace, International Peace Medal and International Special Peace Envoy to celebrate and recognize the efforts of those who have worked to end conflict of any kind and promote the culture of Peace in Nigeria in particular and the World at large.
The historic event will take place at Mid-Town East, One United Nations Plaza New York City, 10017-3575, United States of America on May 23rd, 2014, 12:30pm Prompt.
The occasion will be under the Distinguished Chairmanship of the Alaafin of Oyo Kingdom, His Imperial Majesty Oba Lamidi Olayiwola Adeyemi III, JP, CFR, L.L.D, while the Special Guest of Honour for the event is Her Excellency Prof. Joy Ogwu the Nigerian Ambassador and representative to the United Nations and the keynote address will be delivered by Prof. Brad Heckman, the Chief Executive Officer, New York Peace Institute, USA.
The PCN was invited to attend the 13th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues between 12th – 23rd May, 2014 during which the Conference will discuss “Principles of good governance consistent with United Nations declaration on the right of Indigenous people: Articles 3-6 & 49” will be presented by High Powered Delegation of the Organization.
The Inauguration of the Peace Awards and its conferment is a Side-Event being organized by the Peace Corps of Nigeria on the last day of the Session.
The Awardees and their entourage as well as other delegates/friends will be treated to a Dinner Party at the Tropical Grill Lounge situated at 153-41 Rockaway Boulevard Jamaica, New York City where Nigerian Cuisine and other African delicacies will be served.