- Posted August 20, 2013 by
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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WORKSHOP ON PEACE IN KANO
The event was declared open by the Dan Masanin Kano, Alhaji Yusuf Maitama Sule. In attendance were Kano state executives of the Arewa Citizens Action for Change #ACAC, Arewa Youth Development Foundation #AYDF, and the Arewa Students Forum #ASF, as well as resource persons from the Centre for Crisis Prevention and Peace Advocacy #CCPPA. Trainees invited from civil society groups, youth associations and Local Government Authorities were also in attendance.
The capacity building workshop is modeled on the Train the Trainer Strategy, which emphasizes the training of participants so that they can be able to train others.
At the end of the event a quiz was conducted for the trainees and certificates were issued courtesy of the United States Institute of Peace #USIP.
QUOTES FROM THE WORKSHOP
"If disputes remain unresolved and tensions continue to rise, conflicts may over time enter a phase known as Unstable Peace"
"To learn from previous attempts at intervention, analysts pay particular attention to the history of peace making efforts."