ABOUT THE CONFERENCE
I am pleased to inform you of the new date for the first ever Women in Security, Defence, Law Enforcement and Judiciary Conference and Awards, and to invite your organisation once more to participate at the event. This is a unique opportunity to join other distinguished women from across Nigeria for a memorable event to celebrate the contributions of women in these sectors to national security, safety and development, and to chart a way forward on how this unique group of the women can further support their country in proffering solutions to some of the challenges confronting Nigeria in times like this.
This conference will provide a forum for Women and other stakeholders to address the important issues of the Girl-Child Education; Sexual harassment of young female Student in Universities and tertiary Institutions; the rise in Violent Crimes against Women, and illegal and irregular migration. In addition to providing a platform for Women to build networks and address other peculiar gender issues that will promote performance in these critical sectors.
On the other hand, the honours awards will identify, recognize, reward and celebrate the significant achievements of women in these sectors. It will additionally help to showcase authentic role models for our young people. The category of awards are: 1] Life Time Achievers Award [this award is proposed for persons whose service has had an all-time significant impact on their profession]; 2] Icon of integrity Award [this award is for persons who have demonstrated notable integrity and transparency in the discharge of their duties and responsibilities; 3] Service Excellence Award [this award is for persons who have demonstrated uncommon commitment, competence and diligence to duty; 4] the Most Gender Sensitive Chief Executive Officer’s Award; 5] the Most Gender Friendly Organization’s Award.
The events will now hold as follows; the conference will hold at 9.00AM daily from July 18th to 20th July, while the honours awards ceremony will hold at 5.00 PM on July 20th, 2017 at the beautiful NAF Conference Centre, Abuja. The events are being organised by the Faculty of Social Sciences, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and the International Institute for Security and Governance Studies, Abuja.
For participation information and nomination of awards recipients, or any other enquiries please call or visit: 0803 310 1278; 0909 944 1715; www.woslej.com; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Nominations for honours awards can be made by members of the public and organizations and should be sent by text or email to this contact. or click here to nominate>>
Prof. Paul Pinhdar Izah
Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences
This exciting, educative and interactive event will:
> Address contemporary challenges faced by women in the sectors, including opportunities for increased roles and career advancement.
> Provide opportunity for women to learn new life skills, gain deeper insights on how best to cope with work –family - life pressures, inspire each other and build solid networks.
> Provide side attractions that will showcase experience sharing of real women with rare success stories, and
> Incorporate key notes, panel discussions, networking sessions, interactive workshops and special presentations.
Panel Discussion 1:
Redefining the Leadership role of Women in Times of National Security and Economic Challenges.
Panel Discussion 2:
Focus on Contemporary Gender Issues in the Sectors
Dealing with increase in crimes against Women: Challenges and Prospects [adequacy of legislation; intervention mechanisms and law enforcement
> Nigeria Security Sector Reform: Gender Perspectives and Options for a new Paradigm.
> Challenges and Opportunities for Women Advancement and Leadership.
> Building Synergies and Developing Capacities.
> Handling office politics for women
> Emotional Intelligence for Women
> Work-life balance
> Goal setting, time management and getting things done
The networking session will be a very important aspect of the conference. It will enable participants to meet, interact, build vital relationships and develop beneficial networks from which to draw in the future
DINNER AND AWARDS
The conference will end on 20th July 2017 with a Dinner and a magnificent Awards Ceremony that will identify, reward and celebrate women who have excelled in their service to the nation and humanity.