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The National Youth
Camp For Peace 4th Edition

NYCP, an innitiative by WAA Cameroon in collaboration with GPPAC

Date: 25th - 29th July 2023

Venue: CCSS Nkolmbong, Yaounde, Cameroon

Age: 15 to 30 years old

Registration: 3000 FCFA


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The National Youth Camp for Peace (NYCP) is an annual initiative by Women in Alternative Action (WAA) Cameroon and the Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC). The NYCP is a valuable opportunity for young people to learn about peacebuilding, develop their leadership skills, and make a difference in their communities.

The NYCP is open to young people between the ages of 15 and 25 from all ten regions of Cameroon. The camp is held over a period of five days, during which participants learn about peacebuilding, conflict resolution, leadership, and advocacy. They also have the opportunity to meet other young people from different backgrounds and to share their experiences.

The NYCP is based on the theme "Building Bridges for Peace: Advancing Voices of Youth through Dialogue and Conflict Transformation." This theme reflects the camp's commitment to creating a space where young people can come together to discuss their experiences of conflict and to build new relationships based on peace and understanding.

The NYCP has been a successful initiative in promoting youth participation in peacebuilding in Cameroon. Past participants have gone on to become leaders in their communities and to work to promote peace and justice.

If you are a young person who is interested in peace and justice, we encourage you to apply for the NYCP. The camp is a valuable opportunity to learn about peacebuilding, develop your leadership skills, and make a difference in your community.

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The main objective of the National Youth Camp for Peace is to build 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 15-25 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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What you will learn at the NYCP:

  • The principles of peacebuilding and conflict resolution

  • How to build your leadership skills

  • How to advocate for peace and justice

  • How to work with other young people from different backgrounds

Activities include:

  • Capacity building workshops

  • Sports and fun games

  • Campfire

  • Talent show

  • Cultural animations

  • Career orientation

Meet the NYCP Coordinator

For registrations or additional info, kindly contact the NYCP coordinator

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Kelly Mokake

Tel: 682 003 127


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