UNIC Lagos briefs students on the work of the United Nations

Lagos – During the months of January and February 2009, United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Lagos visited four schools to brief students on the work of the United Nations.

On 14 January, UNIC’s National Information Officer and Reference Assistant visited the Police Children’s School in Ikeja, Lagos, to explain the work of the UN and of the UN system in Nigeria to approximately 160 children aged 9–12 and their teachers.

On 23 January, the Flowers of Sharon Nursery and Primary School, Lagos, was the venue for the briefing by the National Information Officer and the Reference Assistant. Approximately 50 children between 8 and 11 years of age attended this special class with their teachers.
On 24 February, the Reference Assistant and the Director visited St. Bernadette School in Lagos to discuss the UN’s work. Approximately 110 children aged 10–11, the head teacher and his colleagues were briefed.
On 27 February, the National Information Officer and the Reference Assistant visited the Police Children’s School, Idimu, Lagos, and briefed approximately 200 children of a similar age group(9–11).