International Youth Day 2012 – Building a Better World, Partnering with Youth
Every year, the United Nations marks the International Youth Day on August 12. This year in Nigeria, the UNDP – DGD Office is hosting a Hope Exhibition and Youth Conference to mark the event on Thursday 9th, August 2012 at F.C.T Abuja.
The Hope Exhibition shall showcase 10 exemplary youth projects initiated and implemented by young people in Nigeria which has in one way or the other contributed to political and democracy development in Nigeria within the last 2 years.
If you think you have done an exemplary youth activity or project that can be exhibited on this world class platform, this is your opportunity to apply. Note, the project or activity you want to exhibit must show that it has contributed to politics and democracy development in Nigeria.
To apply for a stand to exhibit your project, please sms your complete names, age, gender, state of residence, phone number, email address and name of organisation to 08098333348 0r 07035535876.
Those who are not exhibiting but like to attend the event as participants are also welcome to send their names, age, gender, state of residence, phone number, email address and name of organisation to the numbers above or email your interest to [email protected]
UNDP-DGD has offered limited travel and accommodation scholarship to interested participants on a first come and first served basis.
Young people from Nigeria that are between the ages of 18 – 35 years old.
Thursday 26th July 2012 (4:00pm)
“…To unleash the power of young people, we need to partner with them.” – - – United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Coordinating Partner: Youngstars Foundation Intl (www.youngstarsfoundation.org)