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Nigeria Youth4Peace Award is an annual event designed to reward, celebrate and showcase young people who are making an exceptional effort to peacebuilding and sustainable development in Nigeria. This project is aimed at raising awareness and mobilizing resources for the domestication of the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security adopted on the 9th December 2015.  Building Blocks for Peace shall be recognising Outstanding Young Peacebuilders and organizations in 2018.


Eligibility Guidelines: The nominee for the Young Peacebuilders Award must be a Nigerian or in the case of non-Nigerians, their activities must be on Nigeria soil and between the ages of 18-35. Only living nominees will be considered and all nominations must be submitted to info@bbforpeace.org . Any other entry would be nullified.


The Nomination Process: The application and submission of entries will be open from November 1 to November 25, 2018. Every applicant is expected to provide:

  1. Evidence of Impact (2page): This MUST show evidence of a demonstrated impact in their community highlighting their achievements with a befitting photograph or reference link (you are expected to identify the problem(s) that originated the project, the relevance of the project to the community involved and how the project implementation addresses the problem).
  2. Curriculum Vitae: A brief two-page citation/profile of the nominee.


Review of Application: A well-constituted committee will review each nominee based on the quality of the application and decisions will be made irrespective of ethnicity, gender or religion. This stage will involve analysis and background check on the nominee and his /her project. Three Most Outstanding nominees will be informed on or before November 29, 2018 based on recommendations from the award committee.

Presentation of Award to Recipients- The presentations of awards shall be done at the 2018 Nigeria Youth 4 Peace Award Ceremony which is slated for December 6, 2018, in Ibadan, Nigeria. All nominees are expected to be in attendance.

For more enquiry, kindly contact info@bbforpeace.org