The International Federation of Women Lawyers [FIDA] Nigeria, Lagos Branch has finalized plans to deliver a world class annual Law Week which holds from Tuesday, the 31st of October 2023 at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs [N.I.I.A], Kofo Abayomi, Victoria Island, Lagos with the theme –“Gender Based Violence- Stemming The Tide.”
The Law Week planning Committee, disclosed this on Monday the 28th of September, 2023 through its head of Media And Publicity, Uchenna Nwadialo.
This year’s programme will be held in commemoration of the United Nations 2023 International Day for the ‘Elimination of Violence Against Women’ which offers us a great opportunity to continue with our campaigns and various activities to achieve our objectives.
FIDA is a non-governmental, non-religious, non- political and not-for–profit voluntary association of women lawyers called to the practice of law in Nigeria. Its core objective include – promoting, protecting and preserving the rights and well-being of indigent women, children and the vulnerable persons in our society.
The Law Week Planning Committee equally revealed the schedule of programmes and events for the 2023 FIDA Lagos Law Week billed to hold from Tuesday, the 31st of October – Friday, the 3rd of November, 2023.
It was stated that the law week will have key stakeholders and eminent personalities in attendance, thus promises to be engaging and intellectually fulfilling.
The Chairperson of the law week, Barrister Adanna C. Madu assured members of an activity-packed week. She said there will be interactive sessions on day , the annual AGM on day , charity visitations on day  and the grand finale, a full ambience of royalty, the law week dinner tagged ‘Royal Emerald’ on day , this will afford members and lawyers the opportunity to experience the luxury in royalty. The law week dinner is scheduled to hold at the prestigious Lagos Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos.
LAW WEEK SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Day 1: Tuesday, 31st October, 2023
Event – Opening Ceremony/CLE
Theme – “Gender Based Violence- Stemming the Tide”
Venue – Nigeria Institute of International Affairs, Kofo Abayomi, Victoria Island
Day 2: Wednesday, 1st November, 2023
Event – Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Time – 10am
Day 3: Thursday, 2nd November, 2023
Event – Charity Visitations
• Visit and donation to FIDA Children’s Ward E4, LUTH, Idi-Araba.
• Visit and donation to FIDA Lagos adopted school, Yaba
Day4: Friday, 3rd November, 2023
Event – FIDA Lagos Law Week Dinner – ‘Royal Emerald’
Venue – Lagos Oriental Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos
Gold Carpet – 6pm; Doors Open – 7pm
Barrister Adanna C. Madu
Chairman, 2023 [FIDA LAGOS] Law Week Planning Committee