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BBFORPEACE ORGANISES PEACE AND CLIMATE DIALOGUE TO COMMEMORATE 2019 UN INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE

BBFORPEACE ORGANISES PEACE AND CLIMATE DIALOGUE TO COMMEMORATE 2019 UN INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE In 1981, the UN General Assembly agreed to set aside a day as the international day of peace, devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace among all nations and people. Subsequently, every September 21 was chosen as the international day of peace. The 2019 Theme: “Climate Action for Peace” draws our attention to the importance of combating climate change as a way to protect and promote peace throughout the world. Climate

AN ENDANGERED GENERATION: ADDRESSING THE VULNERABILITY OF THE NIGERIAN YOUTH

Sometimes in 2014, our own Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka attended his 80th birthday celebration organized at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and during the celebration, he was asked by a journalist what he felt about the current generation of youth in Nigeria. He responded by describing the current generation of youth as an ‘’endangered generation’’. As a graduate student of the same university as at that time, I was shocked and confused, endangered ‘ke’. Why would he say so? Nevertheless, they say what an elder sees

LESSONS FROM NOBEL PEACE PRIZE WINNER- MALALA YOUSAFZAI 2014

The Nobel Peace Prize is one of the most prestigious awards in the world. The winner is an individual or an organization that has done remarkable work in sustaining peace in any part of the world. Few life stories of Nobel Laureates are as inspiring as that of Malala Yousafzai- the winner of the Peace Prize in 2014 and the youngest ever in Nobel history. Born in 1997 in the Swat Valley in Northern Pakistan to her education activist parents, Malala had a natural love for education.