PROMOTING AND PROTECTING CIVIC SPACES IN AN ERA OF REPRESSION

Written by Stephanie Effevottu,

Director for Administration, Building Blocks for Peace Foundation

Peaceful Protesters During the #Endsars Rally in 2020

Introduction

The promotion and protection of civic space are regarded as a crucial prerequisite for inclusive growth, good governance, rule of law, active citizen engagement, and sustainable development…

BBFORPEACE, UN INFORMATION CENTRE COMMEMORATE 6TH ANNIVERSARY OF UNSCR 2250 IN NIGERIA

Cross section of participants at the event

Building Blocks for Peace Foundation- a youth-led civil society organisation has charged all relevant stakeholders on the implementation of the youth, peace, and security agenda across all levels in Nigeria. According to the Executive Director, Mr. …

BBFORPEACE’s Executive Director (L) receiving the award from the Executive Director (R) of WANEP Regional Office

Building Blocks for Peace Foundation (BBFORPEACE) has been named as the ‘‘2020/2021 Best Young Peacebuilding Organisation in Nigeria’’ by the West African Network of Peacebuilding-Nigeria at the 2021 General Assembly of WANEP which held on the 23rd June 2021 in Abuja, Nigeria.

The award was given for the outstanding contributions…

Nigeria Correctional facility attacked in Imo State

Attacks on Government Facilities in Imo State is Condemnable but Security Agencies and Government must take proactive, peaceful approach to addressing agitations

The attention of the Building Blocks for Peace (BBforPeace) Foundation has been drawn to a heart-rending violence in Imo State. On 5th and 6th April, 2021, a series…

Building Blocks for Peace Foundation

Building Blocks for Peace Foundation (BBFORPEACE) is a youth-led NGO working on conflict prevention, peacebuilding and sustainable development in Nigeria.

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