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Nigeria Youth 4 Peace Initiative

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NY4PI NATIONAL COORDINATOR ELECTED AS UNOY PEACEBUILDERS INTERNATIONAL STEERING GROUP REPRESENTATIVE FOR WEST AND CENTRAL AFRICA

The National Coordinator of Nigeria Youth 4 Peace Initiative Mr. Rafiu Lawal has been elected as the International Steering Group Representative (West and Central Africa) of the United Network of Young Peacebuilders (UNOY). In an election that involved three other... Continue Reading →

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NY4PI ORGANIZES 3RD ANNUAL NATIONAL WORKSHOP ON “2019 ELECTIONS IN NIGERIA: ENHANCING YOUTH POLITICAL PARTICIPATION FOR PEACEFUL AND INCLUSIVE SOCIETIES”

The centrality of election to popular participation and representative governance cannot be overemphasized. It is the mechanisms through which citizens choose their representatives. However, due to the win at all cost syndromes, elections in Nigeria are usually marred by violent... Continue Reading →

A WELCOME ADDRESS DELIVERED BY RAFIU LAWAL, NATIONAL COORDINATOR, NY4PI AT THE WORKSHOP ON ‘2019 ELECTIONS IN NIGERIA HELD ON THURSDAY 28TH JUNE 2018 AT THE INSTITUTE FOR PEACE AND STRATEGIC STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, NIGERIA.

  All Protocols Observed. It is with great delight that I welcome you to this great occasion bringing together young people and relevant stakeholders to explore how to enhance youth electoral participation for peaceful and inclusive societies. This workshop is... Continue Reading →

NY4PI Conducts a Two-Day Peace Education Outreach to Secondary Schools

  As part of the ‘Peace Begins With Me’ project which is designed towards ensuring that the message of peaceful coexistence and development reached 1,000 beneficiaries across the nook and cranny of the country, members of Nigeria Youth4Peace Initiative (NY4PI)... Continue Reading →

Oh We thought…!

"On 14 April 2014 at about 6:45am, two bombs exploded at a crowded bus station in Nyanya, Nassarawa State, killing 88 people and injuring at least 200."[1] This was the closest onslaught in a series of disruptive acts to Abuja,... Continue Reading →

A Visit to the UN Office (Palais De Nations) in Geneva

The National Coordinator of Nigeria Youth 4 Peace Initiative Mr LAWAL Rafiu participated in a three day capacity building workshop on non violent resistance and also took part in a panel discussion on the roles of youth in peace and... Continue Reading →

2017 INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE

Peace of course is an important element of societal development. It is a state of tranquility and harmony, the absence of violence and the presence of justice. If there is no peace in any society, there can never be development.... Continue Reading →

NY4PI Celebrates 2017 International Youth Day in Style

  For members of Nigeria Youth 4 Peace Initiative, 2017 International Youth Day was one with a difference and this meant that it was to be celebrated in style. Aside the traditional component of previous anniversaries, which is, using the... Continue Reading →

Overcome Inertia and Take a Step for Peace

Since the adoption of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2250, a global policy framework which identified and recognised the several works implemented by youth across the globe in achieving sustainable peace and development, the UN has once again backed... Continue Reading →

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