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NewSETA launches the second edition of the National REPAIR Training series

NewSETA launches the second edition of the National REPAIR Training series

On the heels of last year’s brilliant success implementing the national flagship training series on peace and democracy, NewSETA has launched the call for applications for the 2016/2017 edition of REPAIR (Rebuilding Peace through Actions with Inclusive Reach).

REPAIR is an initiative of the Network for Solidarity, Empowerment and Transformation for All (NewSETA) funded by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) Washington DC – USA.

It is an annual youth peace and democracy series intending to deepen young The REPAIR series is an initiative of the Network for Solidarity, Empowerment and Transformation people’s knowledge about peace and democracy while fostering a culture of active youth participation and leadership.

Based on the need to promote young people’s active participation in democratic governance and political structures in Cameroon, the REPAIR series supports young activists and organizers as thought-leaders and allies in crafting solutions and new youth-focused approaches to democracy and its challenges in our society.

The 2016/2017 REPAIR series will host 30 youth leaders from the ten (10) regions of Cameroon in Yaoundé for two (02) semesters, each lasting for three (03) days during which participants shall exchange and build knowledge, skills, and values needed in advancing democracy work.

The REPAIR series is knowledge based and activity-oriented, and this year focuses on fostering understanding of Cameroon’s Democratic process, Electoral monitoring, Youth participation, and Leadership. Each participant will have the opportunity to build his or her leadership and organizational skills by carrying out a step down (Pass-it-on) activity in their place of residence or region of origin, as a means of strengthening knowledge of our democratic values among peers.

The second semester involves the issue of a policy brief on any important questions of peace and democracy within society. Upon the successful completion of the REPAIR series, each participant will be awarded a Certificate as a Youth Envoy for Peace and Democracy (Yep) and will serve as a regional focal point for NewSETA, REPAIR alumni, and lead activities on behalf of the World Youth Movement for Democracy in the regions.

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