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Countering Violent Extremism: Youth Organisation Enumerates Need for Youth Participation in Decision making and Peacebuilding

A Civil Society Organization (CSO), Nigeria Youth 4 Peace Initiatives (NYP4I) has called on both federal and state governments to include youth in decision making institutions and peacebuilding, saying this needs to be done to tackle the surge of violent... Continue Reading →

What you need to know about the United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2250

Q1.  Do you know about the United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2250? On the 9th December 2015, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2250. This is the first Resolution that deals with the role of young people on... Continue Reading →

The National Coordinator, Nigeria Youth 4 Peace Initiative (NY4PI) Participates In the Regional Youth Summit On Countering Violent Extremism In Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria

The National Coordinator, Nigeria Youth 4 Peace Initiative (NY4PI), Mr. Lawal Rafiu Adeniran recently attended and participated in the Regional Youth Summit on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) organised by Search For Common Ground (SFCG) in collaboration with USAID, North East... Continue Reading →

REPORT OF THE ONE-DAY NATIONAL WORKSHOP ON PEACEBUILDING IN THE 21ST CENTURY: REVISITING UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION (UNSCR) 2250” HELD ON 24TH NOVEMBER 2016 AT PENTONRISE HALL, OSUNTOKUN AVENUE, BODIJA, IBADAN, OYO STATE, NIGERIA.

ATTENDANCE About 40 participants which included members of Nigerian Youth 4 Peace Initiative (NY4PI), representatives of the Centre for Disaster Risk and Crisis Reduction (CDRCR), All Nigeria United Nations Students and Youth Association (ANUNSA), Centre for Peacebuilding and Disaster Relief... Continue Reading →

OPENING ADDRESS DELIVERED BY LAWAL RAFIU ADENIRAN, NATIONAL CO-ORDINATOR, NIGERIAN YOUTH 4 PEACE INITIATIVE(NY4PI) AT THE ONE-DAY NATIONAL WORKSHOP ON ”PEACEBUILDING IN THE 21ST CENTURY: REVISITING UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION 2250″ ON NOVEMBER 24, 2016 IN IBADAN, OYO STATE, NIGERIA

All Protocols Observed. It is with a heart filled with joy that I welcome you all to this historic event. It is historic because it is the first time youth and youth led organisations will be gathered to explore the... Continue Reading →

Members of Nigeria Youth 4 Peace Initiative (NY4PI) at a Three-Day Youth Leadership Training Organized by United Action for Change(UAC)

Members of Nigeria Youth 4 Peace Initiative (NY4PI) participated at a youth leadership training organized by United Action for Change (UAC). The three-day event which ran from 16th -19th November, 2016 was held at the Federal College of Education, Akoka-Yaba,... Continue Reading →

Countering Violent Extremism in Nigeria

Introduction Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) is a relatively new paradigm in Peace and Conflict Studies. While violent extremism on one hand refers to the whole activities and beliefs of individuals and groups who employ violence and terror related acts to... Continue Reading →

2016 AFRICAN YOUTH DAY: PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES OF YOUTH IN CONTEMPORARY AFRICA

African Youth Day takes place every 1st of November. This Day was set aside by the African Union’s Executive Council during the adoption of the African Youth Charter in Banjul in 2006. The purpose of this historic day is to... Continue Reading →

MAINSTREAMING WOMEN IN PEACE PROCESSES

For several decades, gender inequality or discrimination continues to manifest in our society in one way or the other. The gap between men and women has become so wide that women and girls are left disadvantaged in almost every aspect... Continue Reading →

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