This Should Concern You: Call For Applications – Empowering Youth For Effective Policy Advocacy (‘Emplay’)

Application deadline is Friday 10 Febuary, 2012 . 

In a bid to sustain responsible youth civic engagement in democracy, the National Endowment for Democracy, Washington DC and Youth Action Initiative Africa calls for application for EMPLAY program.

 EMPLAY is being implemented to equip young people with the requisite policy advocacy skills needed to engage government at all levels. EMPLAY session covers specialized topics on Policy and Law making, Building and Maintaining Networks and Coalitions, Community Mobilization, Gender Mainstreaming, Social Media and social accountability, Budget tracking & Monitoring.  

The training is also designed to harvest ideas on research strategies useful in tracking performance of government in key sectors of the economy.  

Interested participants must be young people between the ages of 18 – 30 and resident in any part of Nigeria.

  Interested participants should provide the following details contained in the form below by sending an email to [email protected] <>  or completed hardcopies of the form can be deposited in any of our offices;  

Research, Policy & Advocacy Centre,

Flat 1, S.O Williams Crescent, Anthony Enahoro Str, Off Okonjo Iweala Way

Utako- FCT Abuja

Tel: 08068681036, 08060763786 or  

YAIA headquarters

Flat 1, Cosgotech Villa, beside basketball court,

New legislative Qtrs, Bauchi Ring Road, Jos – Plateau State

call -08038642942, 08164686066.  

Only selected participants will be contacted 






Date of Birth


Organization (if any)

Phone Number

E-Mail Address


Applicants are to submit the following documents:  

A motivation statement of 1 page which conveys your Personal Statement of Purpose: (Explain your objectives for participating on the program and how you intend to utilize the experience)

Your Profile (detailing education, training and relevant work experience) 

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