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Religious Identity and Inter-Faith Relations

One of the cardinal objectives of CBCIU is to...

Religious Identity and Inter-Faith Relations Religious Identity and Inter-Faith Relations

Presentation of Orisa Dance of Yoruba Land

CBCIU is aware of the level of extinction ...

Presentation of Orisa Dance of Yoruba Land Presentation of Orisa Dance of Yoruba Land

Celebrating UNESCO at 70

Celebrations of the 70th anniversary of UNESCO...

Celebrating UNESCO at 70 Celebrating UNESCO at 70

Our Culture, Our Heritage

The maiden cultural dance 

Our Culture, Our Heritage Our Culture, Our Heritage

Cultural Diversity

Our greatness is in the diversity of our culture...

Cultural Diversity Cultural Diversity

Masquerades on Display

Masquerades on display during a cultural festival...

Masquerades on Display Masquerades on Display

Artistic Display

Our greatness is in the diversity of our culture...

Artistic Display Artistic Display

Foundation Governing Board

Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola with members of the Foundation Governing Board in 2009...

Foundation Governing Board Foundation Governing Board

Welcome

cbciu buildingThe Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding (CBCIU), Osogbo, was set up in 2009, with the administrative building officially commissioned on January 7, by Koichuro Matsuura, the then Director-General of UNESCO. But the grand opening ceremony had been preceded by years of hard planning and by several visits by UNESCO officials to both Osogbo and Sydney, Australia; as well as by Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, the Chairman of the Organisation and the then governor of Osun State, to Paris. The establishment of CBCIU was fully backed by the Federal Government of Nigeria...Read More

Upcoming Events

Religious Identity And Inter-Faith Relations In South-West Nigeria, Cbciu Osogbo

Religious Identity And Inter-Faith Relations In South-West Nigeria, Cbciu Osogbo

One of the cardinal objectives of CBCIU is to “give greater recognition to cultural diversity and to intellectual dialogue... Read more
Presentation of Orisa Dance of Yoruba Land

Presentation of Orisa Dance of Yoruba Land

The Centre for Black Culture and International Understanding (CBCIU) is aware of the level of extinction of many aspects of our culture especially the traditional religion... Read more
The Second Global Conference of Black Nationalties

The Second Global Conference of Black Nationalties

Theme: Globalization and its effects: Charting a course for the true development of the Black... Read more
Global Conference of Black Nationalties

Global Conference of Black Nationalties

In line with UNESCO’s belief in and sponsorship of intellectual exchange and dialogue among... Read more
Conference on poetry and performance in the indigenous language

Conference on poetry and performance in the indigenous language

The Theme of the conference was: Poetry Performance in Nigeria. It was held 12th to 15th Dec... Read more
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Board of Trustees

Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola

Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola

Chairman, Board of Trustees...
Emeritus Prof. Michael Omolewa (OON)

Emeritus Prof. Michael Omolewa (OON)

Member, Board of Trustees...
Prof. Peter Okebukola (OON)

Prof. Peter Okebukola (OON)

Member, Board of Trustees...
Mr. Femi Adelegan

Mr. Femi Adelegan

Secretary, Board of Trustees...
Chief Jimoh Buraimoh

Chief Jimoh Buraimoh

Member, Board of Trustees...
Chief Muraina Oyelami

Chief Muraina Oyelami

Member, Board of Trustees...
Mr. Augustus Babajide Ajibola

Mr. Augustus Babajide Ajibola

Member, Board of Trustees...
Mr. Ayanwale Olayanju

Mr. Ayanwale Olayanju

Member, Board of Trustees...
Prof. Temi Ologunorisa

Prof. Temi Ologunorisa

Executive Director/Member...
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Our Partners

School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London

Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan

Institute of African Studies, University of Ibadan

Parakou University,  Republic of Benin

Parakou University, Republic of Benin

International African institute, University of London

International African institute, University of London

Osun State University

Osun State University

Obafemi Awolowo University

Obafemi Awolowo University

Constituency for Africa

Constituency for Africa

The African Union

The African Union

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Latest News

The Second Global Conference of Black Nationalties

The Second Global Conference of Black Nationalties

Theme: Globalization and its effects:... 24 July 2015
Ulli Beier Celebration

Ulli Beier Celebration

We are celebrating Ulli Beier, who died... 23 July 2015
Launch of CBCIU in the United States

Launch of CBCIU in the United States

It is to be noted that the Consultants... 23 July 2015
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Our Mission, Goals & Strategies

  • Our Mission

    the world is in our hands1To elevate Black culture by focusing on its recovery, preservation, promotion, and utilization of its enduring ways of being for the purposes of holistic development, appreciation, and international understanding.

  • Our Goals

    our goals 2

    To retrieve, curate, and sustain historic cultural assets.

    To foster cross-cultural and inter-generational engagement for global harmony.

  • Our Strategies

    strategy

    ♦ Education and Research

    ♦ Collaboration and networking

    ♦ Acquisition of adequate resources

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