Biosphere and Heritage of Lake Chad (BIOPALT)
The inhabitants of the Lake Chad basin face many challenges Years of drought with 95 of the lakes surface area reduced and unsustainable management have led to significant imbalances in ecosystems which were not compensated by the recent increase of the lakes area since the 2000s The main sources of livelihoods in the basin agriculture livestock farming and fisheries depend on healthy environments The degraded ecosystems added to political and security unrest compromise these resources
UNESCO Launched the Accelerated Second Chance Education Component for Survivors of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence at the Spotlight Initiative One Stop Shop Center and Women Shelter in Abuja
The Spotlight Initiative is a global multiyear partnership between the European Union and United Nations to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls by 2030 UNESCOs implementation of the Spotlight Initiative in Nigeria brings forward the wealth of knowledge engendered in the field of education by her essential contribution to Pillar 4 Women and girls who experience sexual and gender based violence and harmful practices use available accessible acceptable and quality essential services including for long term recovery from violence
The National Art Competition under the theme of "Sheroes"
The National Art Competition under the theme of Sheroes is specially designed by UNESCO Abuja under the European Union EUUnited Nations UN Spotlight Initiative in Nigeria To eliminate violence against women and girls
The EU-UN Spotlight Initiative in Nigeria is working against gender-based violence during the COVID-19