National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR) has concluded arrangements to host the United Nations Global Observance of Sustainable Gastronomy Day in Nigeria.
The fifth in the world event and first in Nigeria is slated to hold on Friday, June 18, 2021 in collaboration with the Embassy of the Peoples Republic of China and the Centre for Arts and Culture, FCT Abuja.
The theme of the event is “Nations, Foods, Cultures and Partnerships for Sustainable Developments” and would hold at the Cyprian Ekwensi Centre for Arts and Culture, Area 10, Garki, Abuja.
In a statement signed by the director of media and public relations, Ahmed Mohammed Sule, the agency said on December 21, 2016, the United Nations General Assembly, adopted Resolution 71/246 which declared that the 18th June of every year be observed as a Sustainable Gastronomy Day.
According to the statement the first observance of ‘Sustainable Gastronomy Day’ was on Sunday, 18th June 2017, which makes this year’s observance the fifth globally, and the first in Nigeria, championed by NIHOTOUR.