Youth Ethics and Anti-Corruption Program
YEAP raises the consciousness of young people to the importance of transparency, accountability, respect for human rights, good governance and rule of law in the work world while working with them to fight corruption hindering development in Africa.
YEAP FOCUS AREAS
Rule of law
Utilizes innovative means to promote the rule of law while working with young people to identify, prevent and fight abuse of law in their communities.
Challenges young people to identify human rights abuses in their communities, their root causes and best ways to fight such abuses. Educates young people on the need to respect human rights and works with them to promote respect for human rights at all levels.
Raises awareness of the consequences of corruption and works with young people to identify, resist, prevent and fight corruption.
We believe that if Africa is to ever become a better place, there is need to raise a critical mass of leaders committed to good governance. YEAP achieves this through trainings in good governance and active engagement in good governance advocacy by young people.
NEW VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Dedicated to promoting the rule of law in Nigeria through public awareness, progressive legal analysis and stakeholder engagement. This is a good platform for upper level law students, post-graduate students and lawyers, law journalists and journalism students, philosophers and philosophy majors, etc., to hone their writing and analytic skills while shaping public opinion and stimulating civic engagement.
Committed to fighting abuse of human rights in Nigeria by identifying, exposing and reporting human rights abuses across the country while insisting that abusers be held accountable. This is a good platform for mature and emerging human rights activists, freedom fighters, social crusaders and humanitarians to stand with the oppressed.
Devoted to promoting good governance in Nigeria by tracking government policies, projects, programs and orders; analyzing them without bias and using easily accessible channels to educate and facilitate citizens’ engagement with the government. This is a good platform for political scientists and students of political science, journalists, aspiring political leaders and young people interested in good governance.
Keen on fighting corruption and promoting civic virtues by identifying and exposing instances of petty and mega corruption while celebrating incorruptible citizens. This is a good platform for ethicists, moralists and all young people concerned about corruption in Nigeria.
Must be a Nigerian citizen
Must be atleast 17 years of age at the time of application
Must be a graduate, pursuing an undergraduate or postgraduate degree
Must possess excellent writing and analytic skills
Must be courageous.
*Selected applicants will be trained and supported by experts in the various areas.
Please click on “APPLY” to complete a short application form