|Welcome to United Nations of Youth Network-Nigeria
155/157 Old Ojo Road,Kuje Amuwo P.O.BOX 299 Festac Town,Lagos,Nigeria.
Phone (234) 803-330-7191;(234)1-4821105
|Background:||The United Nations of Youth(UNOY)started as an international organisation of youth which sees its role as a means of empowering the youth to become agents of positive change,for a united and transfromed world.In June 1989,a first international working group,attended by 34 youths from five continents came together in Hendel,The Netherlands to discuss the major problems,treatening the future and survival of humanity and the role of young people and youth movement as gents of postivie change.They identify the need or youth groups worldwide to work more closely together and to create some form of partnership with th United Nation in order to save future generatithe scourge of war,grave environmental and other man made disasters,and together work for a 'united and transformed world'.Thus,the United Nations of Youth was born as a vision,a sign of hope,and a challenge for the future.
The United Nations of Youth is a non-political,non-religious,non-Governmental Organisation.
UNOY Net Nigeria started in 1991 with the following areas of intervention:
|Aims and Objectives
||Empower local capacities for peace through:
ï‚· Organizing Peace conferences,Training,Seminars
ï‚· Training young people,youth leaders in the field of Peace-Building,non-violent conflict resolution and reconciliation
ï‚· Promoting the ideas of partnership of young people with the United Nations
ï‚· Campaigning for a culture of Peace
ï‚· Resolving conflict and crises at all level and sectors of the societies by creating atmosphere and environment that promote dialogue ensuring Peace,Justice and Fairpaly
ï‚· Promoting peace at all levels and sectors of societies by carrying out independently and in collaboration with other organizations, government and institutions, peace talk and educational programmes.
ï‚· Tackling the growing involvement of youth and youth militias in violent conflict through effective positive education campaign with the aim of refocusing and redirecting youths mind and energy to positively contribute to the development of the society and the nation.
| COUNCIL OF PATRONS.
|| Prof. George Obiozor (Nig. Ambassador to Israel).
Pro Jide Oshuntokun (Former Nigeria Ambassador to Germany)
Chief Ambassador Olusegun Olushola (mni) Chairman, National Commission on Refugees
Major-General Dumuje (RTD) mni, ofr
Ms Maria kooijman-Sec-UNOY Foundation, The Netherlands
Mrs. Bukky Fashokun-President Soroptimist International
Engr M Khragha
Chief Emmanuel Nnabuife (ksj)
CONTACT PERSON IN NIGERIA.
| Prince Goodluck-Obi
National Executive President.