The Interfaith Mediation Centre (IMC) has been conferred the 2017 Intercultural Innovation Award !!!
IMC was selected among over 1,300 grassroots organizations that applied for the prestigious Intercultural Innovation Award organized in partnership between the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the BMW Group.
The Intercultural Innovation Award Ceremony was held in New York at United Nations headquarters,November 29 2017 where IMC received 5th place at the Ceremony.
Interfaith Mediation Center was awarded for their project, “Transforming pastoralist-farmer conflict in Nigeria” which involves Muslim and Christian faith leaders to co-initiate and co-facilitate a process of intercultural dialogue between farmers and pastoralists. This project creates a positive feedback loop in which cooperation enhances livelihood collaboration and improves the rural economy, thereby reducing tensions over natural resources and thus empowering development.#unaoc #bmw #farmers #pastoralists #dialogue