The Association of Nigerians in Slovenia is a non-governmental and non-profit organization that has been operating since 2005. It was created with the main aim of promoting intercultural dialogue between the Slovenian society and Nigerians and Africans living in Slovenia. This association seeks to assist and promote: the overall integration of Nigerians/Africans into Slovenian society, good understanding between Nigerians/Africans, and call for greater tolerance towards minorities. It further participates in humanitarian and development activities and encourages the promotion of Nigerian/African culture, people and way of life. The Association provides opportunities through which people from diverse backgrounds can participate, develop skills, and learn through sports, cultural and educational and other social activities.