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    Nigeria
Nigeria
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Nigeria joined the Organization on November 14, 1960. The country hosts the UNESCO Office Abuja.

Nigeria is one of 11 countries chosen to pilot-test UNESCO national education support strategies (UNESS). Launched in May 2006, this initiative aims to help governments establish coherent education policies in order to achieve Education for All.

Nigeria is one of the 35 countries implementing the UNESCO Literacy Initiative for Empowerment (LIFE), a 10-year initiative aimed at achieving the goals of the United Nations Literacy Decade (2003-2012).The country also participates in the 10-year UNESCO Teacher Training Initiative for sub-Saharan Africa (TTISSA) which will assist the continentís 46 sub-Saharan countries in restructuring national teacher policies and teacher education.


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