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UN SDSN Youth Nigeria SDGs Advocate Programme (Cohort 5)

UN SDSN Youth Nigeria SDGs Advocate Programme (Cohort 5)

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UN SDSN Youth Nigeria SDGs Advocate Programme (Cohort 5)

The SDGs Advocate Programme is designed as a 4-month intensive training and advocacy programme for Nigerian Youths. The training includes 20+ lectures, original readings, and comprehensive assessments that will allow young actors and changemakers to deepen their understanding of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

This programme seeks to offer youths between the ages of 18-35 years an opportunity to become one of Nigeria’s SDGs advocates, supporting them in the achievement of the SDGs across the 36 states in Nigeria. It promotes the active participation of youths and the creation of long-lasting change in their communities or immediate environments whilst also contributing to global goals.

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Benefit of SDGs Advocate Programme

The following are the opportunities and benefit will be available to participants of the SDGs Advocate programme:

  • Acquiring knowledge and skills on SDGs advocacy and leadership.
  • World Recognition and certificate for outstanding performance and contribution towards the achievement of the SDGs
  • Building a network of like-minding young leader committed to promoting sustainable development.
  • Gaining access to mentors who will provide guidance and support throughout the programme
  • Development skills in project management, community engagement, and advocacy.
  • Building their resumes and enhancing their career prospects
  • SDSN Membership Access upon Completion.

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To participate in this program, please note the following criteria before proceeding with your application:

  1. Applicant must be Nigerian between the ages of 18 – 35 years.
  2. Ability to commit at least 4 hours per week throughout the programme.
  3. Availability to partake in virtual training.
  4. Interested in being a development and transformation agent
  5. Applicants must not necessarily be acquainted with the knowledge of the SDGs 2030.

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Application for SDGs Advocate Programme

Selected applicants will be onboard and enrolled in the 4-month intensive training and advocacy programme starting in January 2024.


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline23 December,2023
Open toAll
Organizer SDGs Advocate Programme



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