The Women Fund represented by its Chief Executive Officer, Mrs Olufunke Baruwa was one of the speakers at the just conclude National Multi-Sector Stakeholders Capacity Workshop on “Strategies for Accelerating The Implementation of SDGs in Nigeria 2017 & Beyond”.

Ms. Baruwa’s paper focused on “Mainstreaming SDGs into States Development Plans and Budget – A panacea for Achieving National Targets and Indicators in SDG implementation”  where she stressed the need to localize and prioritize the SDGs with concrete steps to engage all stakeholders.

The event organized by Centa for Organizational Development featured other stakeholders including the Embassy of Netherlands in Nigeria, ActionAid International, Federal Ministry of Budget & National Planning, National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), and several Development Partners.