Building sustainable peace requires active youth involvement
Nigeria launches United Nations Security Council Resolution 2250
The adoption of the UN Security Council Resolution 2250 on Youth, Peace and Security on 9 December 2015 was preceded by a series of advocacy efforts from a number of Non-Governmental Organizations. It was passed after more than 10,000 young people called for it in the Amman Youth Declaration, adopted during the Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security in August 2015. The Resolution marks the birth of a Youth, Peace and Security agenda and was very much inspired by the UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security.
CSPPS Member Organization in Nigeria, The Centre for Sustainable Development and Education in Africa (CSDEA) in collaboration with CSPPS, the Inter-Agency Working Group on Youth & Peacebuilding, Search for Common Ground (SFCG) and Cordaid launched the UNSCR 2250 in Nigeria on the 24th of October, 2016 at Kebbi Hotel, Abuja. The purpose of the launch was to create awareness on UNSCR 2250 and also deliberate on possibly entry points for a multi-stakeholder implementation of the resolution that will support sustainable peace and development in Nigeria.