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Nigeria: Media Representatives Conference on Africa Youth Peace Festival 2018
Thursday 06 September 2018, 11:00am
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Media Representatives Conference on Africa Youth Peace Festival 2018

As part of the ongoing Nationwide Public Awareness on the 100,000 Africa Youth Peace Festival 2018, holding in Abuja, Nigeria, November 16 – 18, 2018, UPF Nigeria and the partners are organizing a Media Representatives Conference that will bring together representatives of major media organizations to deliberate on the role of the media in the success of the youth peace festival.

The conference holds at the National Merit Award House, Maitama, Abuja on September 6 by 11am. The event shall also feature the unveiling of the festival logo and a special capacity building workshop for volunteers being mobilized by the mobilization and transportation committee to be trained as Mobilization Group Leaders.

The conference participants shall deliberate and develop strategies for active involvement of media professionals in the success of the youth peace festival and the mobilization of participants to the activities and main event. Discussions shall be focused on the role of the media in each of the following activities of the festival:

  • African educators conference on November 16, 2018 at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja with Ministers of Education from all 54 nations of Africa as well as selected youth leaders and other stakeholders in the education sector throughout Nigeria as participants
  • 100,000 Africa youth rally for peace at the Main Bowl of the National stadium, Abuja on November 17, 2018
  • 5000 youth voices for peace from different religions and ethnic groups in Nigeria that will sing songs of peace
  • 32 soccer teams participating in the African Peace Cup Soccer Tournament and some special sports celebrities that will be at the event to present trophies and prizes to the winners and participants
  • Mr. and Miss University Pageant that will involve university students from several universities in Nigeria
  • Commissioning of 1000 VIPs as Ambassadors for Peace from all over Nigeria to work for peace in their local communities
  • Speeches by VIPs, religious and national leaders as well as the Founder’s address, among others
  • Induction of VIPs as Patrons of the Africa Youth Peace Festival 2018



Location National Merit Award House, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria