The 2017 seminar: Gendered Participation for Sustainable Development attracted dignitaries from government, civil society and the academia, with the wife of the Edo state governor Mrs Betsi Obaseki ably represented by the deputy speaker of the Edo state house of assembly Rt Hon Elizabeth Ativie. The Vice Chancellor was represented by the DVC Academics, Prof Pius Iribhogbe, the Registrar and Secretary to Council, Mrs. O.A. Oshodin, and other principal officers were also in attendance.
Official Launch of the Centre for Global Eco-innovation at New Senate Chamber, university of Benin on 15th June 2017 time 10am Present at the event were the Vice Chancellor represented by the DVC Academic Prof Pius Irighogbe, DVC Administration Prof.Jacob Ehiorobo, the school Librarian represented by Dr Obaruyi, Minister of Education honorably represented by Dr Mohamed Mallam professors ,deans and director and different faculty representative and many others. Theme of the Event “Eco-Innovation : Bridging the valley of death “