Supporting Human Rights Education in Nigeria

by International Society for Peace and Safety
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Supporting Human Rights Education in Nigeria
Supporting Human Rights Education in Nigeria
Supporting Human Rights Education in Nigeria


The project will select 28 teachers from 28 secondary schools in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria to be trained in Peace,Safety and Human Rights programs that will be implemented by the teachers in their various schools.This will improve peace,safety and human rights of the people.The youth of Niger Delta have become the instrument used to perpetrate violence and many of them have lost their lives.The project will translate 5,000 young people into peace builders and human rights advocate.

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More than 20,000 youth of Niger Delta engaged themselves in the act of violence regarding the anguish, deprivation, and poverty visited on the people by different oil companies and the Nigeria government.This struggle resolved to violence and has led to the killing of many young people and violations of their human rights.This violence and insecurity has brought suffering to the people of Niger Delta,especially the youth and the economy of the people.


The selected 28 teachers trained by the project with our international partners curriculum in peace and human rights programs e.g (Peacejam Foundation and Youth for Human rights International) will be used to educate and build young people selected from 28 schools in the region to become peace and human rights advocates.This training will integrate the youth into the society as peace builder instead of warlords.

Long-Term Impact

The project will train 5,000 young people selected from the 28 school in the community and build them into human rights advocate and peacebuilding actors.At the long run the people of Niger Delta area will enjoy a peaceful community where the people will move freely and do their business and this will also increase the economical growth of the area.


Organization Information

International Society for Peace and Safety

Location: Badagry, Lagos - Nigeria
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International Society for Peace and Safety
Abdul-Ghani Oyaifo
Project Leader:
Abdul-Ghani Oyaifo
Badagry , Lagos Nigeria

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