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Building Blocks for Peace Foundation

Ibadan, Nigeria
Joined January 2019

Registered nongovernmental youth organisation working on conflict prevention, peacebuilding, democratic governance and sustainability development.

Presence in: Nigeria
Focus: Corruption, Gender-based violence, Governance, Peace-building

The organization was incorporated with the Corporate Affairs Commission in Nigeria in 2017. We work towards the achievement of a peaceful society through innovative approaches such as advocacy, dialogue, research, education, trainings, workshops, radio programming, sport, community sensitization.

People Associated With This Organization

Rafiu Lawal

Nigeria  
Building Blocks for Peace Foundation
Joined January 2019
Interests: Citizenship, Corruption, Gender-based violence, Governance, Peace-building
Rafiu Adeniran LAWAL is currently the National Coordinator for Nigeria Youth 4 Peace Initiative (NYPI), where he leads a network of young people using advocacy, trainings, community sensitisation, radio and television presentations, peer education, capacity building, interfaith dialogue and art to promote peace across Nigeria. Through his leadership, over five thousand youth and children have been empowered to take up conflict prevention and peacebuilding initiatives in conflict affected communities both in the northern and southern part of Nigeria. He is the Founder of Building Blocks for Peace Foundation, an organisation building the resilience of people against violent philosophies and promoting sustainable peace in Nigeria. Rafiu holds a Master’s degree in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He is a passionate youth peace activist with over five years experience.
Rafiu Lawal is the network champion (main point of contact) for Building Blocks for Peace Foundation.

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