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U.N INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE: 21 SEPTEMBER 2017- “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All.”

International Day of Peace seeks to promote peace among nations and peoples.On International Day of Peace day, the UN Secretary-General rings a bell made from the coins donated by 60 countries and holds a special ceremony to observe this special day.

“May Peace Prevail on Earth.”

 

Amb.Vickie Robert – Ambassador For Peace In Diaspora

 

Anyone, anywhere can celebrate Peace Day. It can be as simple as lighting a candle at noon, sitting in silent meditation, or doing a good deed for someone you don’t know. Or it can involve getting your co-workers, organization, community or government engaged in a large event. You can also share thoughts, messages and pictures to commemorate Peace Day on social media. Here are a couple of other ideas to get you going..

Search for an organized event in your local area.

Share a selfie on social media using the #PeaceDay hashtag. Use our downloadable art to reflect this year’s theme. Get your friends and family members involved too!

Help us Make #PeaceDay Trend on September 21 by tweeting, posting and sharing your thoughts, pictures and message of peace throughout the day.

Sign the “I am a Pathway to Peace” Pledge to show your commitment to peace.

Join people across the world in a Minute of Silence, Moment of Peace at noon in every time zone.

Consider gathering for a Global Feast for Peace, including foods from different cultures, or interfaith dialogue, or just gather to break bread.

Have a discussion or create an art activity around what this year’s theme, “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All.” means to your group.

Organize a Global March for Peace and Unity

Involve your Faith/Spiritual Community in Peace Day

Tell your favourite Radio Stations about Peace Day:

Participate in a Global Meditation on September 21 for the International Day of Peace at 19:00 UTC/ GMT worldwide.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1530247320527153/

Give Peace Breathing a try, and share it with others.

Open or close your gatherings with the simple universal statement of peace, “May Peace Prevail on Earth.” Or display the message of peace, “May Peace Prevail on Earth”,

If football/soccer is a part of your life and you are passionate about inspiring peace within your community, get involved with One Day One Goal.
http://www.peaceoneday.org/campaigns/one-day-one-goal

If you are a dancer, a dance teacher or simply someone who loves to dance, then One Day One Dance is the perfect way to express your passion for peace.
http://www.peaceoneday.org/campaigns/one-day-one-dance

If you love singing and belong to a choir, run one or want to create one just for the day, then One Day One Choir is a perfect way to get together and sing for peace.

Welcome to One Day One Choir

“May Peace Prevail on Earth.”

 

 

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VICKIE ROBERT HOSPITALITY EVENT FIRST-AID PACKAGE

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VickieRobert Hospitality

Event Hospitality is becoming more and more popular at concerts, Fashion Shows, Comedy, Conferences etc.  and because of that, VickieRobert Hospitality now has a range of hospitality packages available for all major concert events. Typically, Concerts take place at major indoor arenas around the country but they also take place in venues such as Night Clubs and halls. Either way, VickieRobert Hospitality will have a hospitality option that will suit your needs.

A typical Hospitality package will include:

  • VRH-Meet and greet
  • Pre- show meal
  • Complimentary drink

VickieRobert Hospitality (VRH) is a full-service artiste hospitality management company offering a suite of personalised services for visiting artists and celebrities. Based in Ireland &UK, the company offers a full range of services specifically tailored to meet the unique needs of the visiting celebrity including:

– Health and medical services – Clients complete confidential health questionnaires on arrival to alert the company of special medical needs

– Massage and Reflexology – A certified Massage Therapist is attached to the artiste during their stay in Ireland to provide much-needed therapeutic massage and reflexology services

– Nutrition – An onsite professional Nutritionist caters to the client’s specific nutritional needs

– Professional Styling – Complimentary make-up and personal styling provided for clients while in Ireland

– Touring – A dedicated tour guide is provided to take clients through the remarkable sights in the City of Dublin with an on-hand photographer/videographer to capture memorable moments. Captured footage can additionally be used in artiste’s music videos etc.…

– Artiste Promotion – Promotional interviews arranged for clients on some Irish Community Radio Stations with adequate prepping by VRH staff. Additionally, the client’s event(s) and profile will be promoted on the internationally-syndicated VRH blog.

Contact us today for an exceptional artiste experience in Ireland. We are committed to providing our clients a robust experience that gives the unique feeling of ‘home away from home’. Let us help you manage your experience in Ireland while you focus on doing what you do best – perform! Your comfort is our mission

Event First Aid & Hospitality Services

If you’re planning an event anywhere in the world ranging from an open air concert, Movie Premieres, Video shoots, charity fundraiser, corporate product launches, we can give reliable, an affordable event first aid cover, Emergency Medical Technicians, First Responders and First Aiders are all available most weekends. We can possibly help at short notice as well.

What can we supply?

Before The Event

We can meet with event organisers to produce emergency plans and risk assessments for any event. We are able to meet with local Safety and Advisory Groups (SAG) with event organisers or on their behalf to explain our planning and emergency action plans. We can also meet on site to discuss all aspects including access locations, rendezvous points and anything else required for your event.

Event First Aid Staff

We have a range of First Aid staff available to cover your event, function or display. From trained and qualified event first aiders, through to emergency medical technicians and paramedics. We are able to supply first aid cover to suit any specific event needs from a small to large scale events involving multiple levels of staff, various locations and are also able to provide various manned first aid points/tents to make finding medical attention for the public, easy and hassle free.

Communications

We can also supply you with the very best in digital and analogue Two Way Radio Communications for your event. During incidents, communication is key and even more key is ensuring your line of communication to your first aid is reliable when it’s needed. All images on http://www.vickieroberthospitality.com are readily available in various places on the Internet and believed to be in public domain. Images posted are believed to be posted within our rights according to UK/Ireland Copyright Law.

Key Benefits:

  • Qualified First Aid Team Members
  • More Advanced Skills Members Available if Needed
  • All Equipment Supplied by Company
  • Hourly Rate Charge detailed on invoice (No hidden extras)

Capabilities

We can provide dedicated specialist first aiders (or higher qualified staffs) who are all trained in the latest methods and equipment. All our staffs are DBS/CRB checked

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VRH Pioneers in:Event First Aid Hospitality

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Welcome to my blog! My blog is all about Celebrities,entertainment and  Event First Aid Hospitality at events/concerts or shows. I am passionate about Event First Aid Hospitality at events, most especially for celebrities. My friends in the industry call me  the “hospitality Goddess” I will be blogging about attended Events by VRH crew,  Event First Aid Hospitality for celebrities before an event. I will also share  some  tips about Event First Aid hospitality for an outstanding Event! I am as excited as you are, as this is an area that “AFRICAN”  event planners/promoters  of Concerts often  pay least attention to!

Enjoy and please  feel free to post a comment!

EASTER GOODWILL MESSAGE FROM THE SOURCE – OONI OF IFE

Today I join all mankind of the Christian faith all over the world to celebrate the resurrection of Christ. I wish you all the very best of the Easter season.

Let us fulfil the reason of His ressurection in our daily activities as we live in peace, unity and love among ouselves.

The bible says “follow peace with all men” Men in this context does not exclude people of other faith and beliefs.

It is our prerogative as Christians to be light unto the path of others.

May the rising of Jesus mark new beginnings of advancement in every area of our lives (amen).

Happy Easther and God bless.

With regards,
Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Babatunde Ogunwusi.

WORLD AUTISM DAY: APRIL 2, 2018: VICKIE ROBERT FOUNDATION NIGERIA, EDUCATES PUPILS OF ROSAFIELD PEACE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL IBADAN,OYO STATE ON ‘AUTISM’

This year, Vickie Robert Foundation Nigeria, Clinical Nurse Manager, Joseph Chukwuma (RN, RPN) helped pupils at ROSAFIELD PEACE INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL IBADAN, OYO STATE, TO UNDERSTAND ‘AUTISM’


Despite the growing number of children with autism educated in mainstream classrooms, alot of pupils are not familiar with autism, despite some recognition of the disability, they had little knowledge of its characteristics, such as communication and social skill challenges.

If students are uninformed about a disability, they often attribute undesirable social behaviors to individual choice. For example, a classmate may interpret avoidance of eye contact as rude instead of as a behavioral characteristic of autism.

Helping children and young people to understand autism can be the key to peer acceptance. This can lead to a reduction in bullying.

#It”sOkayToBeDifferent

#WAAD2018

270 SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS GET SCHOLARSHIPS FROM THE OONI OF IFE

270 students shortlisted from 37 secondary schools selected across the six states of the South West have become beneficiaries of a South West Educational Scholarship scheme by The Arole Oduduwa and Ooni of Ife, Ooni Adeyeye Ogunwusi, Ojaja II.

Coordinator of the Ooni’s Save Education Project Adeyanju Olaoluwa when some of the beneficiaries and their parents paid a “thank you” visit to Ooni Ogunwusi on Wednesday, at his Ile Oodua Palace in Ile-Ife.

Olaoluwa said that the project was entirely sponsored by Ooni, as part of his landmark achievements in the last two years on the throne of his forefathers, adding that the monarch had been paying the school fees of these less privileged.

According to him, the Ooni of Ife asked him to shortlist students that were financially constraint and they were able to shortlist students from 37 schools.

The Coordinator added that 68 students had their WAEC fees paid in 23 of the schools already visited, while 14 others would be visited soon, saying Ooni should be commended for his fatherly role in the lives of these children.

He said that so many times, the royal father had compelled some politicians to come to the aids of these students with no positive result till date.

The coordinator urged NGOs, philanthropists, politicians and meaningful Nigerians to emulate Ooni in assisting the less privileged in the society.

Responding, the Ooni returned all the glory unto Almighty God, who he said gave him the opportunity to care for the needy.

The Supreme Head of Yoruba Race worldwide called on the students to be orderly, humble and respectful, adding that they should ensure that they face their studies squarely for brighter future.

The monarch recalled that he learnt shoe making when things were tough and boasted of making his shoes by himself.

He urged them never to lose hope and advised them to be ambitious, discipline, prayerful and focus for them to get to their promised land.

Mr Yemi Opawoye-Adeagbo, the Vice-Principal, Ilobu High School, Ilobu, Osun, acknowledged the traditional ruler for assisting all and sundry including the less privileged students.

Mrs. Paulina Nwachukwu, of Saint Paulina Missionary School, Lagos, who spoke on behalf of the beneficiaries, applauded Ooni for his good gesture towards the less privileged.

STANBIC BANK NIGERIA, THROW IT’S WEIGHT BEHIND OJAJA II MUSICAL TALENT HUNT: SIGNS MOU

Stanbic IBTC Bank Signed MOU With Nuff Jamz Entertainment, On Ojaja II Musical Talent Hunt And Concert 2018 Second Edition

As Part of their corporate social responsibility, the management of Stanbic IBTC Bank Account in Nigeria has thrown it’s support to this year Ojaja II Talent Hunt the initiative of His Imperial Majesty Oba Adetoye Ogunwusi Ojaja II, the OONI OF Ife to develop and empower talented youth in the Music Industry, participants would have opportunity to obtain the for in all Stanbic IBTC Bank branches across Southwestern states Nigeria by pay 1,000 Naija (one thousand Naira only) into Nuff Jamz – Ojaja II Talent Hunt Account number:0025093062 to qualify for Audition.
Meanwhile,
A number of leading artistes and producers from across the country are among major stakeholders expected to participate at this year’s edition of the Ojaja Talent Hunt Show.
The annual entertainment/cultural show organised in honour of the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi (Ojaja II), and also to promote new talents, will also have in attendance promoters and owners of music record labels.
In a statement, Project Director of the show, Olasoji Olatunde, said that the event would not only provide a platform for these young talents to announce themselves to the world but also promote the Yoruba culture and also entrench a new order in Nigerian entertainment.
While revealing that cash prizes, a recording deal and scholarship would be handed out to participants during the event, Olatunde said that they would continue to promote quality performances among Nigeria’s emerging show-business stars.
He said, “The Ojaja Talent Hunt which is in honour of the Ooni of Ife, will offer a virile platform for many young and emerging entertainment stars to announce themselves to the world.
“The show will take place in various cities across the country, so as to give more people the chance to excel. We urge young people with talent in this area to take advantage of the event.”
According to Chief Executive Officer, House of Oduduwa, Prince Babajide Fadairo, the talent hunt, which will span across seven Yoruba-speaking states in Nigeria and end in May, will also feature in the United Kingdom and United States of America respectively.

PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY : VickieRobert Media.

BIOGRAPHY OF H.I.M OBA (DR) ADEYEYE BABATUNDE ENITAN OGUNWUSI (OONI OF IFE)

Born at exactly 13.00GMT on the 17th of October 1974 to the family of Oluropo and Wuraola
Ogunwusi of the Giesi Royal House, Agbedegbede Compound in the ancestral home of Ile-Ife;
His Imperial Majesty, Oba (Dr) Adeyeye Babatunde Enitan Ogunwusi ( Ojaja II), the 51st
Ooni of Ile-Ife.
His birth was predicted years before he was conceived and his conception was historical. Hence, he
was named ‘Enitan’ by his mother while his grandfather named him ‘Adeyeye’ which connotatively
means ‘the crown befits the throne, where H.I.M is the crown personified’.
Family
H.I.M is the fifth child in a family of seven.
As an African traditional Monarch, H.I.M is entitled to his choices of women called Olori. Notable
among the women in his life are: Adebukola Bombata which he married in 2008; he also married
former Olori Wuraola in 2016 while his first relationship was with Omolara Olatubosun.
Oba Adeyeye Babatunde Enitan Ogunwusi is married and blessed with children; male and female of
whom Adeola Aanuolouwapo Ogunwusi is the eldest.

EDUCATION & PROFFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

He started his elementary education at Subuola Memorial Nursery and Primary School Ibadan and
Ibadan District Council, Akobo, Ibadan. He proceeded to the prestigious Loyola College Ibadan and
later to St. Peters Secondary School, Ile-Ife where he bagged his secondary school leaving certificate.He graduated as an Accountant from The Polytechnic Ibadan.
H.I.M is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria. Kabiyesi is an Associate
Accounting Technician, Certified member of the Institute of Directors and also a member, Global
Real Estate Institute. Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi holds a handful of honorary Doctorate Degrees which
include; Public Administration and Law from the University of Nigeria Nsukka and Igbinedion
University. H.I.M is the Chancellor at the University of Nigeria Nsukka.

NOMINATION & CORONATION

Ooni Adeyeye Ogunwusi was selected amidst several well to do indigenes of Ile-Ife who were also heir to the throne on the 26th of October 2015 while H.I.M received his staff of office on the 7th of December 2015.
The foremost Africa Monarch, H.I.M Oba Ogunwusi, is best described as an ‘astute entrepreneur
driven by the need to turn impossibilities to possibilities’. He is God fearing.

ACHIEVEMENTS & AWARDS

As a peace loving king, Ooni Ogunwusi reunited with the Alaafin of Oyo and ignited a new lease
within the Yoruba States having broken the jinx of institutionalised discord between the thrones.
He is a multiple award winner for his ability to call for peace and unity across the nation.
H.I.M is an advocate for women & youth empowerment and emancipation.
Kabiyesi has transformed Ile-Ife to a tourist zone; the changes include: beautification, redesigning,
re-construction of the ancient city among other things which are still on-going.
Oba Ogunwusi is a renowned philanthropist who is relentless in his commitment to humanity and a
tireless advocate for the less privileged; he has granted support over the years through the House of
Oduduwa Foundation and recently through Hopes Alive Initiative.
On 12th June 2016, Ọọni Ogunwusi was presented with the key of the county of Somerset, Franklin
Township, New Jersey in the United States as H.I.M was honoured with the proclamation of the
Town of Franklin.
He is the Dynamite Monarch of our time; a face of the African race both home and in Diaspora.

OVER I,000 WIDOWS, OPHANS AND LESS PRIVILEGED, TO BENEFIT FROM “DEBASH ANNUAL HUMANITARIAN SERVICES” IN LAGOS.

We will like to introduce to you to Debash Humanitarian service which is a brand and organisation of Debash Christ Ambassador Store House, that is fully committed to providing humanitarian services to the less privileged, widows, orphans and the poor people in the society. We will also like to invite you to be a part of our grand humanitarian event coming up in Nigeria at this date below:

MARCH 30th,2018.
VENUE: DIGITAL BRIDGE INSTITUTE,
#1 NITEL STREET CAPPA BUS STOP OSHODI AGEGE MOTOR ROAD OSHODI LAGOS
TIME: 1PM – 5PM

OUR TARGET PEOPLE: OVER 1000/1500 WIDOWS AND ORPHANS AND LESS PRIVILEGED WILL BE BENEFICIARIES OF THIS EVENT.

We will be giving out cooked and non perishable food items, clothing, shoes, toiletries, toys, and a lot of other different items as well as medical screenings and Treatment. We’re Also shipping many items from abroad that many people have donated towards this Charity.

Proudly Supported by: IcareFoundation, Kleinburg Medical

ICARE FOUNDATION SET TO CARRY OUT FREE MEDICAL SCREENING IN ILESHA,OSUN STATE.

ICARE FOUNDATION a team of Medical Professionals is carrying out a Free Medical Screening for all those who reside in ILESHA Osun State and this screening is scheduled to hold at:

VENUE: Lejoka Chieftaincy House C 90 Ijoka ST Ilesha, Osun State Nigeria, West Africa.
DATE: 12th of March to 13th of March 2018
TIME: 10:00am – 3:00pm

ICARE FOUNDATION

Just how healthy are you? Do you know you are at risk for diseases like Diabetes, Heart disease, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Vision, Dental, and Cancer? There may not be one simple, universal diagnostic test to determine your health status, but knowing certain factors about your health can help you determine your status and risk for illness and disease.
Asking yourself these four simple questions can largely determine how healthy your lifestyle is.
1. Are you a non-smoker?
2. Is your Body Mass Index (BMI) less than 30?
3. Do you engage in mild or moderate physical activity at least 2.5 hours per week?
4. Do you eat at least five servings of fruits and vegetables daily?

These questions can be highly predictive of how likely you are to suffer early morbidity and mortality from diabetes, cancer, heart disease, dementia and other health problems.
We often see headlines that announce new or potential screening tests. Keeping up with new developments is a good idea, but it’s even more important not to overlook the many tests and screenings already available to improve our health and the quality of our lives.Why is it so important for us to be knowledgeable about our health? It is important because if you have a deviation from the normal, you could correct it early. That’s what we mean

when we say prevention is better than cure. It is better than waiting until when things have gone haywire before you start running around.

Get a Free Health Screening and be better informed about your health. Learn where you stand on such indicators as Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Vision, Dental Care and more.

ICARE FOUNDATION is founded by Tiwalade Adeseke Aluko, a Registered Nurse in America, ICARE FOUNDATION is registered both in America and in Nigeria as NGO(Non profit organization)

Our vision is EMPOWERING A HEALTHIER COMMUNITY, while our mission is Improving the health and well being of individuals, families, and our community through innovation and pursuit of excellence.

CONTACT:

Email:info@icarefoundation.com.ng
Phone: +1832228391, +234818-1917-680, +234703-8340-497

ICare Foundation …Empowering a healthier Community

Proudly Supported by: VickieRobert dation and DEBASH Humanitarian services

OVER 1,000 TURNED OUT FOR NNSS ALUMNI HEALTH WALK ‘WALK4LIFE’

The Walk4Life which took place today, 3rd of February, 2018 at the Astro Turf Arena, Opposite Osborne Foreshore Estate, Ikoyi Lagos, Nigeria, had over 1,000 people including NNSS alumni, Teachers, Ex-commandant, other guests turn out for a health walk tagged, ‘WALK 4 LIFE’ .

Walk4Life is a refreshing and invigorating health walk organized by NNSS OJO Alumni. The Highlights of today’s Walk4Life Included: – Health Talk- Health screening – Health walk/ Exercise – Entertainment – Networking A special thank you to Mr Olayiwola ( Music Teacher), Mrs Mofunanya (Home economics Teacher), The Nigerian Navy, AXA mansard, Nestlé, AstroTurf and you all who joined us in the #Walk4Life today, please keep In-touch, get your health checked and keep your hearts pumping by Walking for life!

Tag us with your favourite #Walk4Life pictures, Video Clips etc we would love to see all your lovely memories!!

Follow our official social media handles for more updates Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/nnssojoalumni

instagram: @nnssojoalumni

Twitter: @nnssojoalumni

Website: http://www.nnssalumni.com

HashTags: #nnssojoalumni #walk4life #healthwalk Onward together! Leaving no one behind!!!!!

HEALTH CAMPAIGN: JOIN NIGERIAN NAVY SECONDARY SCOOL ALUMNI IN “WALK4LIFE”

Health Campaign – Are you Proactive or Reactive*

How’s your health?*

Proactive people use every opportunity to go for check ups and are very aware of their health status at all times.

Reactive people wait till symptoms appear and can be caught off guard past the stage when illnesses could have been arrested. 
So who would you rather be?
Join the Alumni of Nigerian Navy Secondary School Ojo  on a refreshing and invigorating health walk tagged “Walk4life” scheduled to hold on the 3rd of February 2018 in Lagos.

(Alumni covers all sets from 1986 – 2017)
The aim of the health walk is to raise awareness, share relevant information and help us determine our health status. 
Find below activities for the day;
Health Talk
Health Screening

Health Walk 

Networking Opportunities

Refreshments

Papparazzi

All alumni will be required to register for the event which entities you to a T-shirt and hand towel for the walk.
REGISTRATION AND ATTENDANCE IS FREE.

Donations are being solicited from within the ranks and other corporate bodies. 
Watch out for more information with regards to the venue, planned route and registration website.
A committee made up of group Admins of ALL Sets have been planning this both on WhatsApp and physically.
Kindly contact your WhatsApp group admin/representative for more information.
Onward together –#LeavingNoOneBehind!
Sylvester Chiedozie Agulefor  (2000 Set) – Chairman Organizing Committee (08036665244)
Bayo Omololu (1987 Set) – Vice Chairman Board of Trustees (08098316015)
PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY VRH (NNSS 90″SET)

#Anchored4Life#

TSG NIGERIA:REGISTER TO BECOME A PROFESSIONAL CLOSE PROTECTION OPERATOR (CPO)

 

Target Search Global close protection operatives undergo regular training and can work discreetly and react swiftly if the need arise. They are also trained in other relevant qualifications and skill-sets including but not limited to; First Aid, Firearms, Security driving, Surveillance, Risk Management and Customer service. Whatever the threat levels may be, Target Search Global  will provide and guarantee you with the highest standard of protection.

Register to be trained and get a professional security job, nationwide, worldwide at Target Search Global Ltd, Nigeria.

DATE: 12th-17th March 2018

TIME: 10.00am – 17.00pm

FEE: 100,000.00

VENUE: K- Square, 54 Bello Street, Apapa Ajao, Mushin Lagos

PAYMENT METHOD:  TARGET SEARCH GLOBAL LIMITED NIGERIA , FIRST BANK OF NIGERIA: 2030981191

Get in touch with us today, we are in a unique position to deliver our clients; professional and reliable service at the most competitive rates

CONTACT: +2348035825616, +2348131243384, +2348188191406, +447470206911

EMAIL – info@tsgnigeria.com

Click on link for more info: www.tsgnigeria.com

 

Be A Close Protection Operator…..

#securityempowerment #closeprotectionteam#securitytraining #futurenationalsecurity

PROUDLY SUPPORTED BY:Vickie Robert Hospitality UK

PRESS RELEASE: HEN FOUNDATION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN CANCER RESEARCH CENTRE AND FEMI GBAJABIAMILA FOUNDATION FREE CANCER SCREENING IN LAGOS, NIGERIA.

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HEN Foundation, a non-governmental organisation in the United Kingdom in collaboration with the University of Ibadan Cancer
Research Center and The Femi Gbajabiamila Foundation will host a 3-day awareness and free cancer screening programme in Lagos State South Western Nigeria from 26th of October 2017.

This programme, which is part of the activities to mark the 2017
International Breast Cancer Awareness Month, will see hundreds of women screened at the Akerele Healthcare Center Surulere, Lagos Nigeria.

In an exclusive interview with Vickie Robert Hospitality Media, the
President and Founder of Hen Foundation, Mr Jimmy Eniola said that women would be screened of breast and cervical cancer and treatment promptly offered to those at the risk of the ailment. He further reiterated that the awareness and screening programme was
part of the organization’s effort at raising awareness amongst women
especially the need for regular self-examination and seeking preventive
medical care where necessary as a way of increasing the survival rate of women. Mr Jimmy Eniola disclosed that according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), breast cancer remains the most common malignancy in Nigeria, accounting for over 25,000 women mortalities annually. He stressed the need for medical check-ups as an avenue for EARLY DETECTION of the disease leading on to prompt treatment protocols that reduces mortality rates.

The screening exercise will run from Thursday 26th -28th October
2017. During the screening exercise, there will be counselling sessions
where participants will be enlightened on the importance and procedure
for self-examination and possible ways of prevention.

The screening exercise will avail the beneficiaries the opportunity to
know their health status so as to seek early help where necessary and be reminded to adopt healthy living practices. On the final day,  there will be donations of Medical Equipments to the University of Ibadan Cancer Research Centre and Akerele Healthcare Centre.

J. Eniola
President
Hen Foundation

CLICK ON LINK BELOW TO FOR MORE INFO ABOUT OUR NGO :HEN

HEN website

PHOTOS: NIGERIAN DIASPORA DIRECT INVESTMENT SUMMIT 2017: REVIEW MEETING DINNER AND DANCE

This year’s NDDIS brought about , hundreds of Nigerians in the UK  and Nigeria who gathered in a Business-to-Business Summit to interact with Nigerian Federal and State(s) Ministries and agencies, private institutions and business people to discuss business and investment opportunities in Nigeria and how they can all partner with others to invest in Nigeria.

This high profile event was held on 13th -15th of July 2017 at Brunei Gallery, SOAS, University of London,Thornhaugh Street Russell Square London WC1H 0XG

The NDDIS review  meeting and dinner/party was held on Thursday 14th September 2017, time 6PM at the prestigious 805 Restaurant, 805, Old Kent Road, London SE15 1NX.

According to  the CEO of the Nigerian Diaspora Direct Investment Summit, Chief Bimbo Roberts Folayan, the 4th Nigerian Diaspora Direct Summit is dedicated to mobilising the Diaspora to set up small and medium scale industries in Nigeria to create employment for young Nigerians to address the issues, to stimulate solutions, to create deals and to move beyond the usual ‘talkshop’. Nigeria’s huge Diaspora population can be a portent force for national transformation

J WILLIAMZ LTD Organiser of 4TH NIGERIAN DIASPORA DIRECT INVESTMENT SUMMIT, LONDON in an exclusive interview said “The real focus and aim of NDDIS is in providing a platform for hundreds of Nigerians in the UK (and other British friends) who want to invest in Nigeria to engage with other government authorities who can provide them with the relevant information, incentives, guarantees and official assurances for a controlled business life in Nigeria.” 

Check out more photos on our Facebook Page: Vickie Robert Hospitality Media

SEPTEMBER 5 2017: INTERNATIONAL DAY OF CHARITY- GET INVOLVED TODAY!!

​September 5th marks the Day of Charity, an international UN day that is designated to raise awareness about charity. So what exactly do they mean by charity? The International Day of Charity celebrates both benevolent monetary gifts as well as volunteerism.

When you look at all that charity can do, it may seem like it would be difficult to participate in this special day. But it’s not! You can get involved today by spreading the word on social media: Use your Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts to tell your friends and family about the International Day of Charity. Do you have a good idea for a cause that people can donate to or volunteer for? Great! Share it. Better yet, check out some of the charitable organizations that are already doing a lot of good for people in the in UK and around the world and like or share their posts. Also, don’t forget to use #charityday in your posts in order to join the conversation and see how others are celebrating this special occasion.

For more information about  our NGO, kindly visit : Vickie Robert Foundation Uk & Nigeria  website: http://vrh-foundationfordisabilities.org/

“PERSONS LIVING WITH DISABILITIES IN NIGERIA,  ARE BEING MALTREATED” – Mrs Lois Auta

The Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Cedar Seed Foundation (CSF), Mrs. Lois Auta, has lamented that people living with disabilities in Nigeria are  being maltreated, rated as second class citizens and subjected to unfriendly behaviour in the country.Auta, who is also an advocate for disabled people’s right in Nigeria, stated this while on a courtesy visit to the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, in his office in Abuja.
She said if given the opportunity, those living with disabilities in  Nigeria had the capacity to contribute their quota to the development of the country, saying there was ability in disability.

She lamented that they did not  have inclusive education, health, technology, as well as transport and mobility. Auta, said: “We have right to health, right to movement, right to transport, right to education, right to employment, right to technology and any other thing you can mention. Persons with disabilities have the experiences,
they have the potentials, they have the ability and the gift but lack facilities to be more comfortable.

AQUILA RECORDS SIGNS DUBLIN BASED ACT: BEEZY

Beezy Obalola popularly known as Beezy is a household name when it comes to Nigerian Music scene in Dublin.

Beezy before relocating to Nigeria, blessed  his fans with hit songs like Pawon,
Idi Nla, Logic, Ori mi wo, kowale etc.

This is wishing Beezy all the best and looking forward to more dope tracks from Beezy  #AquilaRecordsSoldier#

Watch Beezy’s  Pawon free style below:




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Congratulations from Vickie Robert Hospitality For Celebrities

#WHD2017# VICKIE ROBERT FOUNDATION NIGERIA PAYS TRIBUTES TO THE EFFORTS OF THE HUMANITARIAN COMMUNITY

As the world marks the World Humanitarian Day, Vickie Robert Foundation Nigeria pays tribute to the efforts of the humanitarian community, national civil society, and the private sector, to confront the ongoing crisis in North East Nigeria. Since January of this year alone, humanitarian assistance has been delivered to over 1.8 million Nigerians displaced by the conflict, over half of whom are children. However, the humanitarian crisis in Nigeria’s North-East and the Lake Chad region remains one of the most severe in the world today: 8.5m people remain in need of humanitarian assistance in 2017 in the worst-affected states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe. Now in its eighth year, the crisis shows no sign of abating.

The World Humanitarian Day global theme for 2017 is NotATarget. To mark this year’s World Humanitarian Day, the VRF Nigeria would like to focus on the protection of civilians in conflict, particularly from sexual abuse and exploitation arising from displacement, as well as the dangers faced by humanitarian aid workers.
In North East Nigeria, women and children continue to suffer sexual abuse and exploitation at an alarming rate. Women, men and children face grave human rights violations and sexual and gender-based violence, including rape. Since the start of the conflict in 2009, more than 20,000 people have been killed, countless women, boys and girls abducted and children drafted as so-called “suicide” bombers. Girls have been used in the vast majority of these attacks.
VRF Nigeria would also wish to use this occasion to remember the tragic incident that led to the death and injury of civilians and aid workers in the bombing of an IDP camp by the Nigerian Security Forces on 17 January 2017 in Rann, in what was then a newly accessible area in North-East Nigeria. Such events, along with other access challenges faced by the humanitarian community, demonstrate the very real danger of providing assistance in conflict-affected areas.
Members of VRF Nigeria remain committed to supporting humanitarian efforts in North-Eastern Nigeria by providing urgently needed food, water, shelter, education, and medical care as well as addressing protection issues of the affected population.
#WHD2017#

#NotATarget#
For more information, contact:

VRF NIGERIA: +2348058828894

VRF UK: +447476872829

VRF Foundation

http://www.vrh-foundationfordisabilities.org

CHIEF BIMBOLA ROBERTS FOLAYAN APPOINTED AS UPF NIGERIAN AMBASSADOR FOR PEACE IN DIASPORA

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The Executive Director of Nigerian Diaspora Direct Investment Summit, Chief Bimbo Robert Folayan (MBCS CITP) was awarded with UPF Ambassador for peace in Diaspora
At the grand finale of NDDIS 2017  Gala Dinner  which was held at Balmoral Suites, Holiday Inn, Kensington High Street, Wrights Lane, London W8 5SP.

The award was presented by Mrs Vickie Robert Okere and the First Lady of the Nigerian Mission House, Mrs June Douglas.

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The 4th NDDIS 2017 was a 3 day high profile event held in London.

The event had over 30 speakers, amongst them are the secretary to the Lagos State government Mr. Tunji Bello, Deputy Chair Senate Committee on Diaspora Matters, Senator Lanre Tejuosho, Senior Special Assistant to the Ondo State Governor Mr. Boye Oyewunmi , Executive Secretary Nigerian Content Monitoring Board, Engr. Simbi Wabote and Mrs Iyabode Alaba Lawson MFR, National President ,NACCIMMA , Mr. Tunji Bello (Secretary to the Lagos State Government), Prof. Ademola Abass (Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor, Overseas Affairs & Investment), Mr. Olawale Oluwo (Hon. Commissioner, Ministry of Energy & Mineral Resources), Mr. Akinyemi Ashade (Hon. Commissioner, Ministry of Finance), Mr. Olayinka Lawal, Special Assistant to the Governor (Investment Management & Risk Analysis.

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The 4th NDDIS 2017 is dedicated to mobilising the Diaspora to set up small and medium scale industries in Nigeria to create employment for young Nigerians to address the issues, to stimulate solutions, to create deals and to move beyond the usual ‘talkshop’. Nigeria’s huge Diaspora population can be a portent force for national transformation. The High Commissioner of Nigeria to the United Kingdom  declared The Summit open.

The NDDIS was set up with the following remit.
-To provide the opportunity for Nigerian States to lay out their projects and programmes and to engage with the diaspora to maximize the effectiveness of every investment and every project.
-To give the Federal Government and it parastatal Agencies the opportunity explain their strategies and the incentives and opportunities they are creating
-To  give the diaspora the opportunity to engage directly and bring forward projects and business opportunities that matter to them and their families and their communities.
-International investors will be offered qualified investment opportunities in Infrastructure, Agriculture, Industry and Services.

PHOTO CREDIT: Friday Akpan Photos

 

 

UNIVERSAL PEACE FEDERATION AMBASSADORS IN ACTION

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Ambassadors for Peace

Dublin, Ireland – The Nigerian Ambassador to Ireland, H.E. Dr Bolere Elizabeth Ketebu, has commended the UPF for “the various initiatives of the Universal Peace Federation towards establishing and preserving peace which is required to foster a wealthy and prosperous West Africa to ensure the well-being of the people.” She made the commendation during a courtesy visit by two UPF-Nigeria Ambassadors for Peace in Diaspora, Robert and Vickie Okere, on July 11, 2014, at the Nigerian Mission House on Leeson Street, Dublin, Ireland.

The courtesy visit to Amb. Ketebu was to formally introduce the UPF Nigeria Ambassadors for Peace in Diaspora Initiative to her and to congratulate the newly appointed Nigerian diplomat as well as explores areas of partnership for peace in Nigeria and in Ireland.

During the visit, Robert Okere gave an introduction to UPF as well as highlighted some of UPF’s programs/initiatives, especially the recently launched Ambassadors for Peace in Diaspora initiative in Nigeria that seeks to create a new, positive and peaceful image of Nigeria by connecting the diaspora community to peace-building efforts in Nigeria. He said that they encourage Nigerians to contribute to peace in their countries of residence and commit their resources to peacebuilding initiatives in local communities in Nigeria.

Mr. and Mrs. Okorie were appointed Ambassadors for Peace by UPF Nigeria during April 14, 2014, conference marking the 100th anniversary of Nigeria’s 1914 amalgamation. They offered their support to the ambassador on projects during her service in Ireland.

Nigerian Ambassador to Ireland Commends UPF Peace Initiatives

Amb. Ketebu thanked them and urged them to continue to promote peace in their community and be good emissaries of Nigeria. She commended the various initiatives of UPF towards establishing and preserving the peace needed to foster a wealthy and prosperous West Africa and to ensure the well-being of the people. She requested prayers for the peace and progress of Nigeria, stating that, ”lasting peace comes from dialogue usually on a round table.”

Amb. Ketebu spoke about the upcoming Nigeria National Celebration and the Irish/African Investment Summit slated for Oct. 29-31, 2014 in Dublin. This summit is intended to give Irish investors first-hand information on any type of business that they intend to do with Nigeria.

Mr. and Mrs. Okere were delighted at the meeting adding that they are committed to promoting the values of peace. They praised Amb. Ketebu for representing Nigeria in a positive light to the Irish audience and in particular her effort to attract investors from Ireland to the enormous investment opportunities in Nigeria. The visit ended with a presentation of a “Gift of Peace” to the Nigerian diplomat.

UPF-Nigeria is delighted by this emerging opportunity and will continue to encourage the huge community of Nigerians in the diaspora to take up a calling as peace-loving global citizens. UPF-Nigeria is honoured by the keen interest, determination and commitment of Ambassadors for Peace Robert and Vickie Okere.

VICKIE ROBERT FOUNDATION :MEET THE FOUNDER / PRESIDENT

 

Amb. Mrs Victoria Okere (RN)

Amb. Mrs Victoria Okere (RN) is Registered Learning Disability Nurse on the Live Register of the Irish Nursing Board and Nursing & Midwifery Council UK. Vickie bagged a Degree in English from the prestigious Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife Nigeria before relocating to Ireland to study Nursing. In a quest to fulfil her passion, Vickie is currently pursuing completing a Diploma in Leadership and Management from Bournville College UK.

With 13years experience in the healthcare sector, Vickie is an ardent campaigner of “Know Your Blood Pressure” Vickie is a member of the Royal College of Nursing, British Red Cross, St. John’s Ambulance   Alzheimer’s Society UK, Inclusion Ireland and the Stroke Association UK

Vickie Okere is the founder of Vickie Robert Hospitality Foundation for Developmental and Physical Disabilities.  A Foundation that caters for both children and Adult with a Disability. Vickie is currently working as a public Health Nurse/School Nurse/ Welfare Officer in the UK.  Vickie is a certified Suicide Intervention Specialist and a Certified Therapeutic Massage Therapist.  Vickie is a Dementia Friends Champion; she holds informal sessions on Dementia Awareness in her community and regular First Aid classes for children 5-18yr olds.

The VickieRobertHosoitality kiddies Club

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The VickieRobertHosoitality kiddies Club offers kiddies first aid boot camp that will teach children the necessary First Aid/ CPR skills needed to respond in an emergency situation.

Offered throughout the summer months in Harrow, this is a perfect course for children to receive the training necessary to become the best confident, competent life saver they can be when the need arises.

We believe first aid is a life skill that everyone can and should learn. We want all 6 – 16-year-olds in the world to have the opportunity to learn the skills and gain the confidence to save lives.

What Is First Aid and Why It Is Important

A person who has been hurt or is suddenly taken ill. First aid is the steps you can take before a person gets expert medical help. First aid can sometimes save a person’s life, but more often it is help given in an everyday accident or illness.

The following questions and answers will tell you more about first aid:

  1. Q) What kinds of things does first aid include?
  2. A) It includes staying safe yourself and looking out for danger, helping someone feel better and stay calm. It also includes getting help – either by telling an adult or phoning 999.
  3. Q) Can first aid only be given by adults?
  4. A) No, children can learn how to give first aid – which is what this website is for!
  5. Q) Is first aid hard to learn?
  6. A) No, first aid is easy to learn. All you have to do is follow simple steps for different situations.
  7. Q) What else do I need to know about first aid?
  8. A) Good question. There are a number of important things to know about first aid:
  • It is important for everyone to help each other.
  • You are most likely to give first aid to your family or friends or yourself.
  • You can make a difference!

Have you ever seen someone fall over and hurt their leg? Or perhaps you know someone who’s been very ill? Have you ever been near an accident? Imagine being able to help in each of these situations – that’s what first aid is all about. First aid is important because it can save lives, but it can help you do a lot more:

  • You can spot dangers
  • You can help someone who has had an accident
  • You can help someone who has suddenly become ill
  • You can get help in an emergency
  • You can help someone who is very upset

This website will help you learn what to do when people are hurt or in different kinds of danger. By learning first aid, you will find out how to:

  • Help someone who has a burn
  • Help someone with a nose bleed
  • Help someone who is choking
  • Help someone keep calm
  • Make a 999 call
  • Do much more.
  • You don’t need to have special items or a first aid kit to give first aid.
  • The most important thing is to know the simple steps to follow in different situations

FORMER PRESIDENT OLUSEGUN OBASANJO BACKS NDDIS WITH THREE PLANNED SUPPORT INITIATIVES

FORMER president Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has thrown his weight behind the Fourth Nigerian Direct Diaspora Investment Summit (NDDIS) taking place in London next month and plans to unveil three initiatives at the event.

Being organised for the fourth time, NDDIS 2017 is focusing on developing the government’s plans to diversify the Nigerian economy and end the dependency on oil even as it encourages collaboration between Nigerians in the Diaspora and companies in Nigeria in all the sectors. It aims to tap into the potential of the diaspora as well as attract foreign direct investors, who will be linked up with the federal and Nigerian state governments.
Among those who will be attending will be Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State; Senator Lanre Tejuosho, the chairman of the senate committee on health; Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on diaspora affairs. Now Chief Obasanjo has said he will send Ayo Aderinwale, the deputy coordinator of the Obasanjo Library to represent him at the event.
In addition, the African Leadership Forum (ALF) an initiative of Chief Obasanjo is set to be represented by Dr Olumide Ajayi, the chief executive of the organisation. Founded in Nigeria in 1988, the ALF was set up to help improve the current quality of leadership across Africa while at the same time helping to train the next generation of leaders for the continent.
At the summit in London next month, the ALF will be partnering with NDDIS to launch a diaspora integration and investment support scheme (Diiss). It is designed to help support diasporans as they return to Nigeria to set up their businesses through induction courses and other initiatives.
NDDIS chairman Chief Bimbo Afolayan said: “The overall name for the initiative is DIISS but it is made up of three parts. This includes the diaspora adaptive programme, the portfolio investment scheme and the direct business ownership scheme.
“Taking place at the School of Oriental Studies (Soas) in central London on July 13 and 14, NDDIS has identified 250 existing diasporan businesses that will like to set up their models in Nigeria to provide employment. It will be followed by a summit dinner on Saturday 15th July and among those supporting the event are UK Trade & Investment, the Afford UK, Soas, the British African Business Alliance and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.”
Mr Aderinwale provides consulting services for several international agencies, including the United Nations, European Union and the African Union. He participated in the initial drafting of the Millennium Plan for Africa, which later became the New Partnership for Africa’s Developmentand was an inaugural member of the Nigeria Steering Committee of the Africa Peer Review Mechanism.
He is currently the chairman of the board of directors of Justrite, one of the largest superstores in Lagos and Ogun States. In addition, he is also the chairman of the board of directors of the Business School Netherlands and chairman of the board of governors of Bells Educational Services, as well as the Bells Comprehensive Secondary School for Boys and Girls.
Chief Afolayan called on anyone willing toregister for the event to visit http://www.nddis.com where they will be able to purchase their tickets online. He added that, the vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has shown an interest in the summit and will be sending a delegation if he is unable to attend.
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GOVERNOR AMBODE TO ATTEND NIGERIAN DIASPORA DIRECT INVESTMENT SUMMIT 2017

Lagos State’s Governor Ambode to attend NDDIS 2017 LAGOS State governor Akinwunmi Ambode has joined the list of government officials who will attend the fourth Nigerian Direct Diaspora Investment Summit (NDDIS) in London on July 13 and 14.
Put together to help Nigerians in the diaspora connect with the country and enable them set up their businesses in Nigeria, NDDIS is aimed at mobilising a very resourceful but silent business class. It is also an opportunity to identify potential sources of finance, technology and technical skills that could boost the promotion and stimulation of enterprise and the creation of jobs in Nigeria.

Being organised for the fourth time, NDDIS 2017 is focusing on developing the government’s plans to diversify the Nigerian economy and end the dependency on oil. As part of this drive, the likes of Governor Ambode, Senator Lanre Tejuosho and Hon Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the special assistant to President Buhari on diaspora affairs have all agreed to address the two-day summit.

 NDDIS chairman Chief Bimbo Afolayan, said: “We are delighted to have had several prominent government functionaries agree to attend. However, we are not relenting in our efforts to attract more and we are expecting at least five state governors, the heads of several parastatals and representatives of the private sector.

“Even the vice president Professor Yemi Osinbajo has said he may attend subject to the dictates of his schedule. Should he not be able to attend, he has said he will send a representative, so things are really looking up at the moment.”
It is believed that solid minerals minister and former Ekiti State governor Kayode Fayemi is also considering attending the event to woo investors into the solid minerals sector. About four other governors are also considering making the trip to attend the event and exploit the investment opportunities NDDIS offers.
David Smith, the chairman on the British African Business Alliance, added: “NDDIS is about attracting foreign direct investment into Nigeria from both multinationals and the diaspora. Some of this investment will be huge that go towards major infrastructural projects and some will go towards the development of cottage industries.
“So far, things are pointing towards a very successful event as the presence of the Lagos State governor indicates that there will be opportunities in infrastructure like transport, housing, healthcare and education, while the solid minerals minister is clearly looking at significant economic diversification. I hope some of the other governors who attend come up with opportunities in other sectors like agriculture, food processing and manufacturing.”
 Taking place at School of Oriental Studies in central London on July 13 and 14, NDDIS has identified 250 existing diasporan businesses that will like to set up their models in Nigeria to provide employment. Among those supporting the summit are UK Trade & Investment, the Business Council for Africa, the British African Business Alliance and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
For more information contact: 
NDDIS Chairman : Bimbo Afolayan
Phone No: 07903 560623
Email: abimbola70@aol.com

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NDDIS Publicity director : Ayo Akinfe

Phone No: 07866164300

Email: ayoakinfe@gmail.com
Note for editors Holding over two days at the University of London’s School of Oriental Studies in central London on July 13 and 14, the Nigerian Direct Diaspora Investment Summit (NDDIS) is aimed at mobilising investment from the UK into Nigeria. It seeks to woo both the Nigerian diaspora in the UK and foreign investors with the aim getting them to create jobs and provide local employment

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UCD CENTER FOR DISABILITY STUDIES ANNOUNCES 2017 SUMMER EVENT DISCUSSIONS IN DISABILITY -“DISABILITY AND ETHNIC MINIORITY”

To celebrate the  21st anniversary, the UCD Centre for Disability Studies is delighted to host their annual Discussions in Disability seminar on the topic of Disability and Ethnic Minority. They will be joined by numerous stakeholders in the field including Cairde, Disability Federation of Ireland, Economic and Social Research Institute, Health Service Executive, Immigration Council of Ireland, Inclusion Ireland, Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission, Irish Traveller Community, National Disability Authority, New Communities Partnership , Migrant And Miniority Disability Network, Vickie Robert Hospitality Foundation For Disabilities Uk and Trinity College Dublin.  

The UCD Centre for Disability Studies is delighted to announce its 2017 Discussions in Disability summer event.

Theme: Disability and Ethnic Minority.

Date: Friday 28th July 2017

Time: 09.15 to 15.30

Venue: George Moore Auditorium, UCD O’Brien Centre for Science, Belfield, Dublin 4 (building 67 click here to access map).

 This seminar aims to provide a forum for discussion and networking among all those interested in supporting individuals from ethnic minorities who have disabilities. We encourage full audience participation at our discussions. 

Details of registration can be accessed here Information on commuting and parking facilities is available here

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