DESPLAY Africa is an annual youth democracy academy that brings together youths from different African countries to deepen their democracy knowledge and foster active youth participation in good governance processes. Funded by National Endowment for Democracy NED USA since 2005, a new call for application by interested youth has been released.
A DESPLAY year comprises of 3 semesters of 4 days training each scheduled to take place in 3 months intervals in Nigeria. It comprises over 30 sessions, reading school, internship, learning visit to another democracy, presidency of DESPLAY Republic as well as get a free youth democracy film and handbook toolkit among others. Since inception this program has directly trained over 250 youths from Nigeria, Ghana, Cameroon, Liberia and about 10,000 youths indirectly through her peer education component called Passing it On.
This is a rare opportunity to connect with the next generation Africa democrats and thought leaders who are preparing themselves to advance Africa. Entry closes Saturday 17th November 2012. Free application forms are downloadable at www.youngstarsfoundation.org or call +234 703 5535 876
DESPLAY Africa is an initiative of Youngstars Foundation based in Abuja Nigeria with support from NED USA.