National Youth Camp By WAA Cameroon

The National Youth

Camp For Peace 1st Edition

NYCP, an innitiative by WAA Cameroon in collaboration with GPPAC - A Network of People Building Peace

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WAA CAMEROON

 ABOUT THE EVENT 

Transforming the minds of youths as community peace-builders is essential in fostering peaceful just and inclusive societies that leave no one behind and NYCP is relevant in advancing the UN Resolution 2250 on Youth Peace and Security and is in line with WAA Cameroon’s empowering youths for the next generation (EYNG) agenda.

 

The NYCP offers a unique opportunity for young girls and boys between the ages of 10-25 from the ten regions of Cameroon to experience living together, promoting peaceful coexistence and building a resilient youth for the next generation.

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 OBJECTIVES 

The main objective of the National Youth Camp for Peace is to build a peaceful, just and resilient youth leaders for the next generation.

Specific objectives

  • Equip young people with knowledge and skills on peacebuilding and nonviolent approaches to conflict resolution

  • Educate youths on nation building and peaceful coexistence as alternatives to violence.

  • Offer space for youth networking and information sharing

  • Guide youths on career choices, entrepreneurship, sexual health and menstrual hygiene.

  • For five days, the holiday peace camp will offer a unique opportunity for young girls and boys between the ages of 10-25 from the ten regions of Cameroon to experience living together, promoting peaceful coexistence and building a resilient youth for the next generation.

NYCP Fisrt Edition

The first NYCP by WAA and GPPAC was organized from September Thursday 17th to Monday 21st, 2020. The camp took place at the Christian Comprehensive Secondary School Nkolmbong-Etoudi, (a boarding school) and hosted 100 youths from different regions and linguistic backgrounds for a period of five days.

CCSS Nkolmbong WAA Cameroon Youth Camp