Breakout Session: Youth Participation for Peaceful and Inclusive Societies: the Crucial Role of Partnerships Across Generations and Sectors
Emmanuel Ivorgba holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy and Comparative Religion and leads NEEDCSI, a Jos, Nigeria-based national nonprofit that received the 2013 UNAOC Youth Solidarity Fund. Emmanuel is the convener and director of the International Conference on Youth and Interfaith Dialogue in Nigeria, which hosts over 350 participants from more than 10 countries annually. He is also the founder of Creative Minds International Academy, a school empowering Nigerian students with the ability for critical thinking, exploration of the inter-connectedness of all life and establishment of sustainable relationships with each other and Earth herself. His life’s work is reaching out to youth around the world to create a culture of peace and justice.