Application Deadline: 15th September 2017
The Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement (YIAGA) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that promotes democratic governance, human rights and active youth participation in democratic process through research, policy advocacy and capacity development.
As part of her activities, YIAGA is implementing the Promoting Inclusive Governance for Development (PIG–D) project supported by the Ford Foundation. The aim of the project is to promote civic activism and effective youth political participation. In order to contribute to the promotion of effective civic activism, YIAGA will host a Campaign, Advocacy and Movement Building Workshop that is aimed at improving the capacity of state based groups coordinating movements at the state level.
The participants at the workshop will be introduced to the fundamentals of community organizing, theory of change, building alliance and coalitions, strategic communications and story telling, scenario building and campaigns. The workshop will last for 5 days with 40 participants in attendance.
YIAGA announces the call for applications from young people between the ages of 16 – 30 years for to attend the Campaign, Advocacy and Movement Building Workshop.
Interested applicants must:
- Be young people between the ages of 16 – 30;
- Be based in one of the 36 States of Nigeria
- Be members of students associations or civil society organizations. Holding a leadership position in such structures is an advantage;
- Have demonstrated commitment in advocating for issues affecting the lives of Nigerian youth.
Young women are strongly recommended to apply for this programme.
YIAGA will cover transportation, accommodation and feeding costs for selected participants.
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