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CYPAN Nigeria Peace Summit / Youth Match 4 Peace

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Benin City

Youth House Plot 120 Akpakpava Road, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.

Benin City, ED 300285

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NATIONAL YOUTH PEACE SUMMIT
Nigeria a great country with over 36 states and Federal capital territory with diverse ethnicity and culture, known as the most populous black Nation in the World, blessed with different Natural and human resource and called the GIANT OF AFRICA. Nigeria has been plague with different challenges and issues and the involvement of young people in violence among all other forms of social vices is at the increase.
The National Youth Peace Summit/ International Peace Day brings together youths and young leaders from all regions within the Country together to deliberate on issues affecting Youths involved in violence, violent extremism, hate speeches, amongst others; and provide solutions and recommendations.
Effective youth programs are marked by high levels of youth inclusion and participation in line with United Nation Security Council Resolution 2250, not just as program beneficiaries, but as valuable resources to build the capacity of the youths, in designing the soft approach to conflict resolutions and transformation. With a view to make the youth own the process of peace building and become positive role models and voices in our communities. A voice mediating and advocating for peaceful cohesion and coexistence, through building a positive narratives which will lead to change in behavioral pattern and restore our National value.

CYPAN as a Youth Network identifies youths as key partners, actors for development and peace. This place the youths at the centre for a sustainable development and provides programmes for capacity development, social innovation, and peace building.
“Young people are not only our future, they are our present.
Our planet has never been so young, with over1.8 billion young women and men. They are the most connected, the most outspoken and the most open‐ minded generation the world has ever seen. They are powerful agents of positive change, essential to taking forward the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.” ‐Message from Ms Irina Bokova,

The Commonwealth Youth Peace Ambassadors Network (CYPAN) is hosting Nigeria Youth Peace Summit, where young people in Peace Building across the country will be coming together to brainstorm on issues ranging from insecurity, violent extremism, conflict among others been faced by our dear Country Nigeria, and suggest possible ways on addressing this challenges as young people. Through building Counter narratives, value re-orientation, preventing mechanism to mention a few. Highlight of the Summit will be presentation of Awards to the winners of the CYPAN Nigeria Peace Essay Contest, and 1000 Youth Match for Peace to commemorate the International Peace day 2017.

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Youth House Plot 120 Akpakpava Road, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.

Benin City, ED 300285

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