“Youth Empowerment for Peace and Resilience Building and Prevention of Violent Extremism through Teacher Development for Africa; Sahel Countries” The training in Japan started -28 trainees from African conflicts countries visit Tokyo and Hiroshima.

Hiroshima University accepts trainees form African conflicts countries as a project called “Youth Empowerment for Peace and Resilience Building and Prevention of Violent Extremism through Teacher Development for Sahel Countries”. This project is requested by UNESCO-IICBA, and 28 participants from 12 countries in the African Sahel area visit Japan.

Date: 25 July – 8 August 2018
Venue: Hiroshima University .etc
Participants: 23 trainees from Algeria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Ethiopia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria and Senegal/ 3 stuffs from IICBA/African Union official and stuff
List of participants (PDF)

Press Release

Communique de pressee (in French language)

 

Following schedule is open to the public.

Country Report
Date and Time:
1) 12:30pm -2:45pm, 1 August 2018
Mali, Mauritania, Senegal, Burkina Faso, Algeria
@ IDEC Large meeting room
2) 3:00pm-5:00pm, 1 August 2018
Cameroon, Central African Republic, Niger, Chad
@ IDEC room 201

3) 9:00am -10:00am, 3 August 2018
Nigeria, Ethiopia
@ IDEC Large meeting room
Venue: IDEC Large meeting room/Room201, Hiroshima University
Participants will share about their home country. Their country reports include education system, situations in areas of youth, peace and violent extremism and interventions in those area.This is a great opportunity to get to know the current situation in Sahel area.
Flyer

 

Reporting Session with Sophia University
Date and Time: 2:00pm – 4:00pm, 7 August 2018
Venue: Sophia University, Yotsuya Campus Bldg. No.2, Room 508

As part of UNESCO-IICBA’s Japan-supported project, Youth Empowerment for Peace and Resilience Building and Prevention of Violent Extremism through Teacher Development for Sahel Countries, a total of 21 trainers and policy administrators will travel to Tokyo and Hiroshima, Japan to undergo training, visit relevant government departments, participate in discussions and attend lectures. At this reporting session, participants from the 11 participating countries will share what they have learned from Japan’s approach to education and peace-building through teacher training and development.
Here is the detail Flyer