NY4PI HOST YOUTH SUMMIT ON COUNTERING VIOLENT EXTREMISM
On Thursday, April 6th 2017, 100 participants gathered at the Institute for Peace and Strategic Studies (IPSS), University of Ibadan, Nigeria for the National Youth Summit on ‘Youth Participation in Countering Violent Extremism: Opportunities and Challenges’ organised by Nigeria Youth 4 Peace Initiative (NY4PI). The summit was aimed at raising awareness on how youth participation, protection, partnership and engagements can prevent violent extremism and foster sustainable peace and development. It was intended to engage and strengthen local and national networks of young people focused on addressing violent extremism in their own communities and provide an opportunity to share experiences, challenges, and best practices to prevent/counter violent extremism across Nigeria.
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