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NIGERIA YOUTH FOR PEACE FORU

CALL FOR APPLICATION FOR THE 2019 NIGERIA YOUTH FOR PEACE FORUM

Today’s generation of youth-1.8 billion, is the world’s largest to date, with 408 million young people estimated to live in violence or conflict-affected settings (UNFPA, 2015; UN, 2018). In previous years there had been a stereotypical conception of the roles of youth in violent conflict, specifically with young men being seen as perpetrators of violence and young women as the victims. However, the On the 9th of December 2015, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2250, the first resolution on Youth and Peace and Security