Youth Employment in Nigeria: A Vehicle for Decent Work and Economic Growth

The United  Nations, for statistical purposes, defines youth as young people between the ages of 15- 24 while the Nigeria Youth Population policy through the National Bureau of Statistics identifies the Youth population in Nigeria from 15- 35 years.  Young people are the future of any nation, and Nigeria is no exception. Nigeria has one […]

Raising a Wave of Climate Leaders

Climate change poses one of the most significant challenges of our time. According to the report from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the global average temperature has increased by about 1.2 degrees Celsius (2.2 degrees Fahrenheit) since the late 19th century. Human activities, such as burning fossil fuels and deforestation, have led to […]

Achieving Zero Waste: The Active Role of Youth

Growing up, the term “dumping site”  was an all too familiar term to me. Every two days, we were expected to dispose of our household waste in the nearest dumping site, regardless of whether it was authorized or not. What mattered was that we could get rid of the waste, even if it meant depositing […]

Love: A Catalyst for Sustainable Development

Love emerges as a powerful force for positive transformation in a time when the world faces a global crisis. Love, in its purest form, transcends boundaries, race, age or religion, uniting people across diverse backgrounds and experiences. Research has shown that love can help individuals develop a sense of empathy and compassion towards others, which […]

Climate Policy: Navigating the Path to a Greener Future

The conversation with  Seyifunmi Adebote, (Host of the Climate Talk Podcast) on Climate Policy: Navigating the Path to a Greener Future, focused on the responsibility of Nigeria’s leaders and youth in adopting Climate Policies and taking the necessary actions to implement them. The following are highlights from the interactive session. Policies are the foundation on which […]

Climate Change 101: Understanding the Basics

It is a well-established fact that climate change is real and happening right now. As part of the ClimateVoicesNigeria series, our speaker, Adesola Adegeye the Founder, of GreenwithGrin and Ecobiz shared her insights on a Facebook Live conversation about Understanding the Basics of Climate Change. A summary of the conversation is provided below. Climate change […]

Loss and Damage: Unveiling the Realities

Despite Nigeria’s low contribution to climate change, the country suffers from the adverse impact of climate change such as changes in rainfall patterns, rising sea levels, increased frequency of extreme weather events, and threats to biodiversity loss. The impacts have led to food insecurity, conflicts, unemployment, and a rise in living costs. Climate change has […]

Understanding the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UNHR)

In 1948, leaders from around the world came together and made a solemn promise to protect and advance the rights of every individual. This year, we celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), which is one of the most significant global pledges in history. The thirty (30) articles in the […]