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Breaking: Buhari to departs Abuja for Paris Peace Forum, in France

Breaking: Buhari to departs Abuja for Paris Peace Forum, in France
Breaking: Buhari to departs Abuja for Paris Peace Forum, in France(via-twitter/NGRPresidency)

President Muhammadu Buhari will in a few hours, departs Abuja Nigeria for Paris France, where he will attend Paris Peace Forum in the French Capital, Paris.

The Paris Peace Forum is a three-day event, and will kick-off from 13th November 2013, and it is the first edition which world leaders will be attending as well as President Buhari.

The statement released by the Presidency on this reads:
“President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja today for Paris, France to participate in the first edition of the Paris Peace Forum, November 11-13, 2018.”

The Paris Peace Forum was initiated by French President Emmanuel Macron, and it was founded by some NGOs in 2018, and these are: Körber Foundation, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, the Institut français des relations internationales, the Institut Montaigne, Sciences Po and the French Ministry for European and Foreign Affairs.

According to information available to the public, the Paris Peace Forum is neither a summit nor a conference. It is a new annual event based on a simple idea:
International cooperation is key to tackling global challenges and ensuring durable peace.

To support collective action,
It seeks to gather all actors of global governance under one roof for three days – states, international organizations, local governments, NGOs and foundations, companies, experts, journalists, trade unions, religious groups and citizens.

The Forum is centered on those who seek to develop solutions for today’s transborder challenges.
It is focused on their 120 governance projects and initiatives from around the world, selected from 850 applications, presented in five villages: peace and security, environment, development, new technologies and inclusive economy.

It offers these projects visibility, feedback and connections to potential implementers. 10 projects will also be elected by participants and the Selection Committee of the Forum to benefit from special support by the Paris Peace Forum until the second edition in November 2019.

source: Paris Peace Forum

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