• Creative Youth Community development Initiative
  • Creative Youth Community development Initiative

EU, UNODC support CYCDI- CCB-ART for SDGs to promote Good Health.

The Creative Youth Community Development Initiative (CYCDI) is collaborating with the European Union and United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime to launch CCB-ART for SDGs- ‘Solution 17’ in support of EU-UNODC Response to Drugs and Related Organized Crime in Nigeria.

Mr. Glen Prichard, UNODC Project Coordinator and Mr. William WU Shiyin, UNODC Project Officer received CYCDI’s team on Friday, October 19, 2018 at UNODC Lagos office to discuss event programme, specific contributions and impact of on children, youth and adult with regards to Good Health and Wellness.

According to Mr. Ayodeji Oluwadare, CYCDI Creative Director, the exhibition and workshop of CCB-ART for SDGs holds on November 20 and 21, 2018, the event programme includes special health workshop to be facilitated by World Health Innovation Summit (WHIS), launch of WHIS Kids and Online Resource Library, opening of ‘Solution 17’ Exhibition and Award Presentation to 17 Vision of the Child Changemakers.
The EU and UNODC played active roles which led to huge success of the project phase one; nomination of 17 Changemakers, School Drug Education, Creative Labs and Global Youth Action Day.

The project outcome led to the production of sensitization short film titled “TRAPPED” to to raise awareness against the menace of Drug Abuse. The Film and Documentary was launched on June 26, 2018 to mark International Day Against Drug Abuse.

The CEO of CYCDI, Foluke Michael expressed gratitude for the overwhelming support from EU-UNODC towards the development of education, creativity and innovation whilst curbing the menace of drug abuse in Nigeria. She further stated the organisation’s commitment towards the achievement of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in 2030.

Lagos, Nigeria (October 19, 2018)