The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) has appointed the Nigerian-born Ambassador. Abdullahi Bindawa as one of the members of the Youth Advisory Council.
Before his new appointment, Amb Abdullahi Bindawa DSC, is a UN Security Expert, Nigerian educator, Humanitarian worker, and was the most widely recognized young leader in the Africa continent who has contributed immensely to national development.
In his words, Amb. Bindawa is ready to make a positive impact by bringing more youths on board to benefit from his wealth of experience.
“Youth perspectives are often overlooked during the development and implementation stages of peacebuilding programs. Through USIP’s Youth Advisory Council, youth leaders will provide regional and thematic expertise in the field of peacebuilding to inform and shape USIP programming and research” He said
“We’re going mobilize millions of activists, organizations and individuals around the globe to drive collective action and meaningful change to turn it around for a peaceful impact, just and conflict reconciliation which leaves no one behind”. He added
The United States Institute of Peace is a national, nonpartisan, independent institute, founded by Congress and dedicated to the proposition that a world without violent conflict is possible, practical, and essential for the U.S. and global security.