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NIGERIA YOUTH NETWORK ON COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM IN CONJUCTION WITH NIGERIA YOUTH 4 PEACE INITIATIVE ORGANISED STAKEHOLDER SENSITIZATION ON THE PREVENTION OF VIOLENT CONFLICT AND THE NEED TO SUPPORT PEACE EDUCACATION IN AGBOWO COMMUNITY

July 16th 2017 is a day members of Agbowo community would not forget in a hurry. On this day, members of Nigeria Youth 4 Peace Initiative and Nigeria Youth Network on Countering Violent Extremism organised a stakeholder’s sensitization on the... Continue Reading →

Members of the National Youth Network on CVE meets with Club De Madrid members in Abuja

National Coordinator, Nigeria Youth 4 Peace Initiative, Lawal Rafiu Adeniran and other members of the National Youth Network on Countering Violent Extremism participated in a meeting with Club De Madrid members in Abuja, Nigeria. The meeting which had in attendance... Continue Reading →

Kaduna Declaration: A Breach of Peaceful Coexistence –Youth Organization

The Nigeria Youth 4 Peace Initiative (NY4PI) has vehemently berated a call demanding absolute withdrawer of Igbos from the region by clusters of ethnic associations claiming affiliation with the Northern enclave. The organisation describes the declaration as a breach of... Continue Reading →

THE ROLE OF YOUTH IN CONFLICT MANAGEMENT

Conflict occurs naturally and involves two or more parties with differing interests and perspectives. It takes place at personal levels (between family members and friends and even within oneself) and at formal levels (between politicians, diplomats and businesses). It can... Continue Reading →

Members of Nigeria Youth 4 Peace Initiative (NY4PI) at a Two-Day National Workshop on Frontline Advocacy and Implementation of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 in Nigeria.

The National Coordinator, Lawal Rafiu Adeniran and the Director for Partnership, Miss Matesun Oluwabukunmi, joined other participants at the Two-Day National Workshop on Frontline Advocacy and Implementation of Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 organised by the Global Network... Continue Reading →

International Instruments for Young Peoples Participation in Peacebuilding

There is a general consensus gaining currency in the world now, that to achieve sustainable peace and development, all stakeholders including youth, women, governments and civil society organisations must contribute effectively. Today, I shall be exploring a very important aspect... Continue Reading →

REPORT OF THE ONE DAY NATIONAL YOUTH SUMMIT ON “YOUTH PARTICIPATION IN COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES”

ATTENDANCE About 100 participants were in attendance. Of this, 88 were young people below the age of 35 years. Others included representatives of Civil Society Organisations, INGO, Professional bodies, Academia, Security agencies, UN agencies, Media etc. BACKGROUND In Nigeria, communities... Continue Reading →

OPENING ADDRESS BY LAWAL RAFIU ADENIRAN, NATIONAL COORDINATOR, NIGERIA YOUTH 4 PEACE INITIATIVE (NY4PI) AT THE NATIONAL YOUTH SUMMIT ON ‘YOUTH PARTICIPATION IN COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES’’ HELD ON THE 6TH APRIL 2017 AT THE INSTITUTE FOR PEACE AND STRATEGIC STUDIES (IPSS), UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN, IBADAN, OYO STATE, NIGERIA

The Director, Institute for Peace and Strategic Studies, University of Ibadan (Prof. Olawale Albert), Peace and Development Advisor, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Dr. Zebulon Takwa Peace and Development Specialist, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Adam Bergman Youth Coordinator, Search... Continue Reading →

Nigeria Youth Converge To Discuss Countering Violent Extremism in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria

Nigeria Youth 4 Peace Initiative (NY4PI) announces a One-Day National Youth Summit under the theme “Youth Participation in Countering Violent Extremism: Opportunities and Challenges” scheduled to hold at the Institute for Peace and Strategic Studies, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Oyo... Continue Reading →

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