Nigeria-2015 Commitments


Remains fully and firmly committed to the promotion and protection of the rights of women and girls in conflict and post-conflict situations. It will work assiduously to enhance the participation of women in peace and security initiatives.

Determined to reinforce and implement the principles of resolution 1325 (2000) and, within that context, to address the factors that impact negatively on the lives of women and girls.

2016 Update:

The representative of Nigeria did not address actions on commitments to increase women’s participation in peace and security efforts.

2017 Update:

In 2017, Nigeria launched its second National Action Plan to fully implement the relevant provisions of resolution 1325 (2000). The plan reflects the Federal Government’s commitment to ensuring the security of women and girls during armed conflict and to enhancing their active and direct participation in conflict prevention and peacebuilding.

The Nigerian Government is working around the clock to ensure the release of the remaining Chibok girls and other persons in Boko Haram captivity.


Nigeria made a statement affirming support for the WPS Agenda, but no specific commitment made.


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