YALI Regional Leadership Center West Africa

YALI RLC West Africa Emerging Leaders Program | Diplomacy Opportunities

The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) was launched by the United States government as a signature effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. The need to invest in grooming strong, results-oriented leaders comes out of the statistics: nearly 1 in 3 Africans are between the ages of 10 and 24, and approximately…

New International Voices

New International Voices 2018 | Diplomacy Opportunities

The British Council, LIFT and Battersea Arts Centre have an opportunity for two West African artists currently living and working in Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal or Sierra Leone to join the New International Voices residency programme in London from 11-24 June, part of LIFT 2018. The programme, created by LIFT and BAC will support a new…

Expression Debate Challenge

Expression Debate Challenge | Diplomacy Opportunities

The Expression Debates Challenge is designed to be an annual platform that leverages the culture of debates to stimulate and raise youth voices and participation in contemporary national issues.  The 2017 edition shall focus on commemorating the United Nations 2017 International Anti-Corruption Day by providing a robust platform for youth to raise their voices and…

AYM National Youth Forum - Nigeria

Apply: AYM National Youth Forum – Nigeria | Diplomacy Opportunities

Afrika Youth Movement (AYM) is set to launch its Nigeria hub through its signature National Youth Empowerment Forum with the theme “Governance, Leadership and Human Rights in Africa.” This is coming at a time when Nigeria’s youth population is posed with governance clog, youth leadership movements to run for office and abuse of human rights.…

Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa

Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa Scholarship | Diplomacy Opportunities

The Gbowee Peace Foundation Africa Scholarships offer students who are currently Liberian, Nigerian or Ghanaian nationals permanently resident in these countries and are female (Must be free of immigration regulations) the chance to study at postgraduate level at the University of Dundee (United Kingdom) and covers all living and tuition costs. Applicants will be selected…

Wadi Ben-Hirki

#ShapeNarratives For Peace – Wadi Ben-Hirki | Diplomacy Opportunities

Wadi Ben-Hirki is the founder of Wadi Ben-Hirki Foundation, a charity organization that runs five projects which include: STREET2SCHOOL which focuses on providing free and quality education to less-privileged children in my community, GIRLSNOTWIVES which advocates for girl-child education and gender equality and campaigns against trafficking, rape, child-bride marriages and female genital mutilation which are rampant in…

International Peace Day 2017

United Nations Association of Nigeria International Peace Day Symposium | Diplomacy Opportunities

Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples. To further include young people, last year, the UN Security Council passed Resolution 2250 recognizing the role youth have to play in…