Regional Youth Summit on Countering Violent Extremism (Fully Funded) | Diplomacy Opportunities

The Regional Youth Summit on Countering Violent Extremism, hosted on 26-28 October 2016 in Maiduguri, Nigeria, will bring together young people, youth-led organizations, non-governmental organizations, governments and UN entities to agree on a common vision and roadmap to partner with young people in preventing and countering violent extremism and building lasting peace in the region. The summit will include participants from Cameroon, Chad, Mali, Niger, and Nigeria

Selection Process

Participants will be selected on the basis of motivation and experience. The organizers will ensure balance in terms of age, gender, geography and diversity among selected participants. The majority of selected participants will represent an organization and come from communities or countries affected by conflict, going through a post-conflict process or facing widespread violence.

Age: youth participants should be between 15-35 years of age.

Travel costs: All travel costs for those invited to participate in the summit will be paid for by Search for Common Ground.

Application form and deadline

Applications from Nigerian applicants must be received in full by 15 September 2016 by 10:00pm EST (NYC Time). Applications from all other applicants must be received in full by 20 September 2016 by 10:00pm EST (NYC Time).

Fill the application form here

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4 thoughts on “Regional Youth Summit on Countering Violent Extremism (Fully Funded) | Diplomacy Opportunities

  1. Hey, I’m a liberian female based in liberia. And I have great interest in this youth summit. But my country is not included in the participating countries.

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    • Hello Kulubo, the Youth Summit is currently for young leaders in Nigeria, Mali, Cameroon, Chad and Niger. There are more opportunities Liberians are privilege to and we will keep you posted. Always Visit our blog and follow us on twitter @DiplomacyOpp

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    • HelloProtace, the Youth Summit is currently for young leaders in Nigeria, Mali, Cameroon, Chad and Niger. There are more opportunities Tanzania and East Africans are privilege to andd we will keep you posted. Always Vist our blog and follow us on twitter @DiplomacyOpp

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