UN SDSN YouthNigeria SDGs Advocate Programme (Cohort 5)

Deadline: 23rd of December, 2023

The SDGs Advocate Programme is designed as a 4-month intensive training and advocacy programme for Nigerian Youths. The training includes 20+ lectures, original readings, and comprehensive assessments that will allow young actors and changemakers to deepen their understanding of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

The goal of this programme is to build a community of exceptional young leaders who will champion and promote SDGs advocacy across the nation.

This programme seeks to offer youths between the ages of 18-35 years an opportunity to become one of Nigeria’s SDGs advocates, supporting them in the achievement of the SDGs across the 36 states in Nigeria. It promotes the active participation of youths and the creation of long-lasting change in their communities or immediate environments whilst also contributing to global goals.

The mission of the SDGs Advocate Programme is to create a world where every primary and secondary school student, household, or community group is equipped with the knowledge, values, and skills necessary for effectively responding to the  most significant  challenges of this century and shaping a sustainable and prosperous world.

Selected applicants will be onboard and enrolled in the 4-month intensive training and advocacy programme starting in January 2024.


To participate in this program, please note the following criteria before proceeding with your application:

  1. Applicant must be Nigerian between the ages of 18 – 35 years.
  2. Ability to commit at least 4 hours per week throughout the programme.
  3. Availability to partake in virtual training.
  4. Interested in being a development and transformation agent
  5. Applicants must not necessarily be acquainted with the knowledge of the SDGs 2030.

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