International Youth Council-Kenya - Call For Applicants - The Nairobi County Youth Peace Forum to be held at The KICC between June 11th 2012

KENYA 47 County Youth Peace Forums
“Empowering Kenya County Youth For Peaceful General Elections and A Prosperous Kenya”.
A Peace Initiative By The International Youth Council-Kenya
Nairobi County Youth Peace Forum
“An Empowered Nairobi County Youth for Peaceful General Elections and A Prosperous Kenya”.
The Kenyatta International Conference Center Nairobi, Kenya. June 11th , 2012


CALL FOR APPLICANTS
The International Youth Council Kenya Chapter is looking for the right youth delegates to participate in an important Nairobi County gathering of conscientious youth and key electoral stakeholders under the theme “Empowering Kenya County Youth for Peaceful General Elections and A Prosperous Kenya” to be convened on May 30-31, 2012. The Nairobi County Youth Peace Forum (NCYPF) will double as the launch of a series of Kenya County Youth Peace Forums across the 47 counties in Kenya before the next general elections. The Forum will bring together over 1200 youth delegates; representatives from each ward in Nairobi, empowering them to be “Ambassadors for Peace”. This call for application seeks to identify three hundred (300) duly qualified youth and youth leaders to participate in the Nairobi County Youth Peace Forum (NCYPF). Please refer to this concept note for more information on the Nationwide

County Peace campaign and the Peace caravan.


There will be plenary sessions in which respected key national and global leaders will examine the role of young people in promoting integrity and good governance in Kenya, address pressing issues of unemployment, conflict, and underdevelopment and, critically analyse the prospects and challenges facing Nairobi County youth today. Additionally, the Forum will establish the nexus between peace realization and its socio-economic and political dimensions. Youth Delegates will have an opportunity to network with key National and International Leaders during the Forum. In addition, during the Diplomatic and Corporate Networking  Closing Ceremony Peace Dinner.
The Nairobi County Youth Peace Forum presents a new and fresh paradigm for peace centered on the youth who historically have been the faces of violence during general elections. The Forum is grounded in the mantra”Vijana Wameamua Ni Amani” “Youth for Peace”. The Forum will facilitate collaboration between government agencies, diplomatic missions, faith-based organizations, the private sector, the civil society, and grassroots Nairobi youth organizations for a peaceful political transition. The Forum will create a critical mass movement of youth who use their energy, creativity, power, and influence towards Peace Building in Nairobi and Kenya and the achievement of Kenya Vision 2030.


Request,fill and Send in your duly completed application form for consideration to nairobicountyouthforum@gmail.com by Friday, May 31st , 2012 at 1400h (02.00pm). Mark your application with the subject as “Application to Nairobi County Youth Peace Forum [YOUR NAME/ ORGANISATION/GROUP]”.
Only Selected participants will be contacted directly by e-mail and telephone with an official invitation letters sent by June 11th  2012.
Any act that will contravene the transparency of the selection process will immediately lead to exclusion from this Forum and from any future selection process that the International Youth Council Kenya Chapter is part of. Please note that the decision of the selection committee is final.


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For more information, please contact The County Youth Peace Forum Secretariat Coordinator (Wangari) on Tel: 254-(0)723976654, E-mail: nairobicountyouthforum@gmail.com. Website: www.internationnalyouthcouncil.com/group/Kenya ..

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