Academics, traditional and religious leaders, and AUN students discussed the role religion should play in fostering peace and stability in Nigeria. The discussion was part of the maiden AUN-API International Conference on Peace and Development held at the Robert A. Pastor E-Learning Center.
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The conduct of the Nigeria news media in constructive journalistic practice came under scrutiny at the AUN-API International Conference on Peace and Development, where scholars, public service officers, and students discussed the ‘Role of the Media in Peace’ at a session on June 12.
Youths from surrounding communities have spoken out against the poor state of facilities in the education sector, corruption, divisive mindset, bad governance, weak democratic institutions, and the unhealthy gap in empowerment between the genders, among others.
Certificates were presented to 169 youths who participated in AUN’s free ICT training. The ceremony was featured in the maiden AUN-API International Peace & Development Conference.
Panelists at the Good Governance and Democracy Forum were unanimous that education was the key to democracy and good governance in Nigeria. President Ensign, the lead discussant, described democracy as ‘work in action’ and argued that Nigerian youth has a role to play in ensuring that there is a political condition that is favorable for it.
Aisha Mohammed was hired on July 1, 2010, as a cleaner/steward in Management House under Facilities Management Department.
A peace and development conference to chart new paths to increased access to education, better security, and youth employment kicks off at AUN tomorrow, Wednesday, June 11, 2014.
The 102 enrollees in the Grand Alliance Summer Youth Program at AUN have been charged to make a difference. Mr. Renaldo Rheeder, Director of Auxiliary Services, who spoke to participants June 3 at Washington Hall, gave examples of historical figures who made a difference, including those who achieved it at a young age.
The Chief Information Officer, Mr Julius Ayuk Tabe, on June 4, addressed 250 security trainees on how to grow on the job. His talk entitled "The Serenity to Serve" is taken from the inspirational quote of Reinhold Niebuhr: “God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.”
President Ensign has attributed the success of the first Grand Alliance Summer Youth Program for Yola high school students to “joyful cooperation.” Thanking the organizers, she said, “This is one of those moments when you realize that when we come together, anything is possible.”
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