Dear Friends, Please help us circulate the announcement below. We look forward to hearing from people who have read it and apply. Thanks Edem Edem ABGREMO-Nigeria ------- Y-LEAP CAMP 2006 ABGREMO-Nigeria a youth based NGO founded by Comrade Edem O.Edem in 1997, with a mission of working for the promotion of environmental and human rights protection in and around the coastal communities of Niger-Delta (Nigeria), through information sharing, education and action programmes, wishes to announce her maiden youth camp (Y-LEAP Camp 2006). Theme: YOUTH LEADERSHIP AND ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS CAMP. The camp will be held in July/August 2006. Youths are most vulnerable when there is a breakdown in the socio-economic and political structure of development arising from ignorance and indiscipline couple with wide level of lack of environmental consciousness and civic education. In view of these, there is an urgent need to build and empower our youths at various level, self discipline and leadership skills, while living an environmental friendly life. OBJECTIVES The youth camp is aim at achieving the following objectives. 1. To empower in/out of school youths towards sustaining democratic development. 2. To empower youths on their fundamental human rights and responsibilities. 3. To build the youth capacity on environmental protection and management. 4. Promote peace-building among youths. The youth leadership and environmental awareness training will be organised as a participatory youth camp, while training will focus on the following areas. * Leadership development/skills, youth and adult partnership * Environmental protection and management, gender and HIV/AIDS mainstreaming. * Conflict management/peace building (non-violence strategies) * Communication and advocacy, human rights/democracy and community work. DURATION OF CAMP: 7 days MODE OF APPLICATION: Application from duly completed REGISTRATION: Free (no charges) TRAVEL: ABGREMO will subsidises participants fare coming within Niger-Delta region (Nigeria), while others National and International participants will cover their fare. Other self-sponsored participants are welcome. Application deadline: 15 July 2006. Application forms can be requested from the organisers. For more information contact The Programme Coordinator, ABGREMO-Nigeria, 23 Etinyin Abasi Street, Off Atamunu Street, Calabar, Cross River State. Email: < > Phone: +2348037114770, 08065292379 ======== Global Human Rights Education listserv ======= Send mail intended for the list to < >. Archives of the list can be found at: http://www.hrea.org/lists/hr-education/ **You are welcome to reprint, copy, archive, quote or re-post this item, but please retain the original and listserv source.
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