Adopted in Abuja, Nigeria on 28 November 2017
CSDEA Launches New Initiative to Provide Psycho-Social Support, Mentoring and Livelihoods Skills to 1000 Rape Victims and Widows in North Eastern Nigeria
The Centre for Sustainable Development and Education in Africa (CSDEA) today launched a new initiative to empower 1000 rape victims and widows with integrated peacebuilding skills in the North Eastern region of Nigeria.
This project will renovate and equip a skills acquisition centre in Jimeta/Yola, providing psycho-social support, mentoring and livelihoods training for financial independence …
CSPPS/CSDEA Report on the Role of Young People in Preventing Violent Extremism in the Lake Chad Basin
The threats posed by violent extremist groups have grown substantially in the countries of the Lake Chad Basin. The region which harbors about 21 million inhabitants from Cameroun, Chad, Niger and Nigeria, has some of the World’s poorest and most economically vulnerable population. To counter the narratives of violent extremist groups and change perceptions of the youth population in the Lake Chad Basin towards a culture of peace, a peacebuilding approach which seeks to address root political and socioeconomic causes of extremism became important. The United Nations Security Council Resolution 2250 (UNSCR2250), adopted in 2015, requested the UN Secretary-General ‘to carry out a progress study on the youth’s positive contribution to peace processes and conflict resolution, in order to recommend effective responses at local, national and international levels’.