Mercy Corps,IPCR Collaborate on Peacbuilding
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has indicated interest to work with Mercy Corps, an International Non- Governmental Organization, on peacebuilding in Nigeria.
The Director-General of the Institute, Dr. Bakut T. Bakut, made this disclosure in Abuja while meeting with a delegation from Mercy Corps led by its Deputy Chief of Party, Sani Suleiman.
Dr. Bakut, who said that the Institute was willing to work with Marcy Corp for peacebuilding in the country, has, however, constituted a committee to workout modalities and framework on how the relationship would be sustained.
Earlier, the leader of the delegation, Suleiman disclosed that the rationale behind their visit to IPCR was to explore the possibility of partnership, especially in creating and promoting enabling environment for women to play a substantive role in all aspect of peacebuilding in Nigeria.
He explained that Mercy Corps is an International Non- Governmental Organization working in over 40 countries across the world, adding that in Nigeria, it operates in Kano, Kogi, Kaduna, Plateau Benue and Katsina.
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