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ALLIANCE FRANCAISE FOUNDATION
ALLIANCE FRANCAISE FOUNDATION

The Alliance Française Foundation is the ethical and legal yardstick for the Alliance Française network. When an Alliance Française centre is set up, it applies to the Foundation for recognition, through the approval of its memorandum and articles of association. In case the centre intends to expand, it asks for advice from the Foundation. When it needs training for its staff, it enjoys the support of the Foundation. The Foundation encourages good governance in the Alliance Française centers. It has experts in geographical zones, who can take the right steps and give advice to an Alliance Française centre when it is faced with challenges.

FRENCH MINISTRY FOR EUROPE AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS
FRENCH MINISTRY FOR EUROPE AND FOREIGN AFFAIRS
The global French cooperation and cultural action network consists of: 6,000 staff members
155 Cooperation and Cultural Action Services, of which 96 became French Institutes on 1 January 2012 (by merging with French cultural centres)
10 scientific departments
384 subsidized Alliances Françaises, from a total of some 900 Alliance Française language centres worldwide
494 educational establishments with a French curriculum (Agency for French Education Abroad (AEFE), French Secular Mission (MLF) and other institutions)
27 French Research Institutes Abroad (IFRE) and 18 branches
200 Campus France offices
137 archaeological projects
70 French Development Agency (AFD) agencies and representative offices in 90 countries make up the linchpin operator of French official development assistance

 

INSTITUT FRANCAIS DU NIGERIA
INSTITUT FRANCAIS DU NIGERIA
The Institut Français du Nigéria (IFN) is the agency in charge of promoting French language and culture in Nigeria. Created in 1999, IFN formerly known as French cultural centre is situated in the very heart of Abuja at 52, Libreville Street, Wuse 2 since 2009. A central meeting place, IFN focuses on promoting and sharing the French language and franco-nigerian cultural exchanges as well as promoting higher education in France. Cultural activities at IFN aims at offering an easy access to Nigerian and French cultures through an excellent programme as well as supporting promising Nigerian artists either in Nigeria or in France. With more than 50 events on its cultural calendar, IFN is one of the major cultural centres in Abuja.

 

LIFE IN MY CITY ART FESTIVAL
LIFE IN MY CITY ART FESTIVAL

Life In My City Art Festival was established in 2007. It is an annual celebration of creativity featuring young talents in the Nigerian art landscape. The Grand Finale features works of art from young people across the country, selected from over 600 works exhibited annually in 11 exhibition centres across Nigeria. This festival was registered as a Trusteeship in 2012 under the name Life In My City Art Initiative. The festival features visual art competition, pan-African photography contest (Photo Africa), school children's and art teachers' workshops, multimedia workshop and the Award and Gala Night. It is Arguably the biggest art event in Nigeria. Over 3 million Naira are won in prizes every year. It is the largest gathering of young artists, patrons, scholars, gallery owners and other stakeholders in the visual arts in Nigeria.

EMENITE LTD
EMENITE LTD

Located in Enugu, Emenite Ltd supports Alliance française Enugu's activities.