In a momentous celebration, the Center for Peace Advocacy and Sustainable Development (CEPASD) commemorates its five years of unwavering commitment, consistency, and impactful operations. Speaking to the press in Abuja, Executive Director Mr. Igweshi Augustine highlighted CEPASD’s journey since its registration with the Corporate Affairs Commission on November 27, 2018.
“CEPASD has been at the forefront of holistic approaches to youth development, peacebuilding, leadership, and gender equity. The organization leads advocacy initiatives addressing gender-based violence, fostering sustainable development, advocating for social justice, and engaging stakeholders and communities to achieve lasting peace and development.
“Over the years, CEPASD’s advocacy efforts have reached approximately 10,000 people across Nigeria, directly impacting 5,000 individuals. The organization’s focus on youth development, peacebuilding, gender equity, and leadership has resulted in tangible change and positive outcomes in various communities.”
As CEPASD celebrates its fifth anniversary, Mr. Igweshi expressed heartfelt gratitude to the dedicated team, partners, members, and supporters who have played a crucial role in the organization’s success. The impact of CEPASD’s endeavors has been far-reaching, leaving an indelible mark on society.
Reflecting on the achievements, Mr. Igweshi called for collective action, inviting individuals and organizations to join CEPASD in its journey towards a more peaceful and sustainable world. The anniversary celebration serves as a testament to the organization’s commitment to values such as Passion, Purpose, Resilience, and Impact.
CEPASD’s five-year journey exemplifies the transformative power of advocacy efforts driven by commitment. The organization’s initiatives have significantly touched lives and empowered communities, contributing to positive change in Africa. As CEPASD looks forward to the future, its commitment to fostering peace and development remains unwavering, with the celebration marking not just an anniversary but a collective triumph for a better tomorrow.