UN SDSN Nigeria SDGs Advocates Programme for Nigerian Youths – APPLY NOW

The SDGs Advocate Programme is a focused 4-month training and advocacy initiative designed for young Nigerians.

 UN SDSN Nigeria SDGs Advocates Programme for Nigerian Youths
UN SDSN Nigeria SDGs Advocates Programme for Nigerian Youths

This intensive program includes over 20 lectures, original readings, and comprehensive assessments to help aspiring leaders and change-makers deepen their understanding of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The Aim of the Program

The primary objective of the programme is to cultivate a community of outstanding young leaders dedicated to championing SDGs advocacy throughout Nigeria. It provides an opportunity for youths aged 18-35 to become advocates for the SDGs, supporting initiatives across all 36 states in Nigeria. The program encourages active youth participation, fostering lasting positive change in their communities and contributing to global goals.

The SDGs Advocate Programme is on a mission to create a world where every primary and secondary school student, household, or community group is equipped with the knowledge, values, and skills needed to effectively address the significant challenges of this century and contribute to a sustainable and prosperous world.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Nigerian citizens between the ages of 18-35.
  2. Ability to commit at least 4 hours per week throughout the program.
  3. Availability for virtual training sessions.
  4. Interest in becoming a development and transformation agent.
  5. Applicants do not necessarily need prior knowledge of the SDGs 2030.

If you meet these criteria and are passionate about making a positive impact, you are invited to apply for the SDGs Advocate Programme. Join us in shaping a better future for Nigeria and the world.

Benefits of the Program

  • Knowledge and Skills: You will gain a deep understanding of SDGs, advocacy, and leadership and develop practical sustainable development skills.
  • Recognition and Certification: Gain global recognition and certification for SDG contributions.
  • Network Building: Connect with like-minded young leaders globally and cultivate a supportive collaboration network.
  • Mentorship: Access guidance and support from experienced mentors.
  • Skills Development: Gain hands-on experience in project management and advocacy.
  • Resume Enhancement: Strengthen your resume with a globally recognized program.
  • SDSN Membership: Access SDSN membership post-program completion.

Participating in the SDGs Advocate Program will open doors to a network of opportunities for your personal and professional development.

Application Process 

Selected applicants will be enrolled in the 4-month intensive training and advocacy program starting in January 2024. To apply, click here.



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