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POSTPONED: The Kidnapping of the Chibok Girls: Five Years On

Postponed – date TBD


This event has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. We apologize for any inconvenience caused. Please check back here for updates on the rescheduled date.


As part of the Bring Back Our Girls 90-day global campaign, a high-level dialogue will be convened in New York to discuss national, regional and international responses to Boko Haram’s targeting of women and girls, with a view to further strengthening these responses.

The event will bring together multiple stakeholders including the United Nations, its Member States, regional organizations, women’s rights advocates and civil society organizations. High-level participants and speakers at the event will include representatives from the United Nations including the Deputy Secretary-General, Mrs. Amina Mohammed, and the Executive Director of UN Women and Under-Secretary-General Dr. Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka.

Join us for an ‘in conversation’ to discuss: The Chibok Girls, Mass Kidnappings and Gender-Based Violence in the Lake Chad Region.


We are delighted to be joined by Amina Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, who will be our keynote speaker.

Speakers also include:

Mohammed Ibn Chambas, Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Office for West Africa and the Sahel (UNOWAS)

Aisha Muhammed-Oyebode, CEO Murtala Muhammed Foundation and Co-Founder of Bring Back Our Girls

–  Mojúbàolú Olúfúnké Okome, Professor of Political Science and Co-founder of Bring Back Our Girls

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women

Professor Peyi Soyinka-Airewele, Professor of African and Comparative/International Politics at Ithaca College, New York


This event is free and open to the public – RSVP is required.


In partnership with Bring Back Our Girls.



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