The International Organisation for Peace Building and Social Justice (PSJ) will hold its maiden Youth Ambassadors Summit from November 24th– 26th in Jos, Plateau State.
The theme of the Youth Ambassadors for Peace Building and Social Justice Summit is Peace Building and Social Justice – A pathway to National Unity, Integration, Development and Social Economic Prosperity.
The Summit according to the Executive Director of PSJ, Ishaya Inuwa will reflect on the factors behind the perennial social unrest and insecurity in Nigeria.
It will also mobilise the participants by creating awareness on the need for becoming ambassadors for peace building and social justice in Nigeria.
“Young people have the potential to be positive actors in peace-building in societies recovering from conflict and advocates for social justice. Youths can be heroes or perpetrators as well as victims, saviours in the midst of crisis,” Inuwa stated.
Speakers at the summit include Businessman and Community Developer, Alex Ladan who will deliver a paper on Perspectives on Peace Building and Social Justice, Advocacy Manager, TearFund Nigeria, Ben Osawe, Overview of Insecurity from Global Perspective and Director of Centre for the Study of Religion, Church and Society, Professor Yusufu Turaki, Historical Roots of Social Injustice in Nigeria.
Others are Legal Practitioner, Ibrahim Buba on Legal Maters on Peace Building and Social Justice, Media Consultant, Alice Jumoke Lara-Fashakin , The Role of Media in Promoting Peace and Social Justice and Mr Samson Bugama, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Agrikeys Services Limited, Impact of Social Justice on the Economy.
PSJ is a Non- Governmental Organization (NGO) which exist to promote peace building and social justice in Nigeria. It is established to conscientiously change the deep-rooted narratives that obliterates the peaceful co-existence of communities through evidence-based research and information.
It is set out to facilitate the process of collaboration across civil societies, the public and private sectors; the government and research bodies to foster inclusion, equity, and social justice for the deprived and marginalized.