In conjunction with the prize ceremony of the 2020 Youth Peace Prize awarded by United Nations Association of Germany (DGVN), an expert panel discussion will be held.

The focus of the panel Is if any real youth participation is possible in international institutions and conversations, or is it more tokenism than real participation?

Anja Olin- Pape, expert on Youth Policy at the Global Challenges Foundation will give a presentation of her proposal of instituting a Youth advisory body in the UN, with a fishbowl discussion following.

The event's website is available on this link. A German/English translation will be provided for the entire event.

Registration is possible via online form.


  • December 3, 14:00 Welcome and introductions

  • December 3, 14:10 How can participative structures be made more accessible for young peple in the UN?

    • Anja Olin Pape, youth policy expert at the Global Challenges Foundation. President of the Advisory Council on Youth, Council of Europe 2018-2019
    • Heidrun Fritze, former youth delegate and Technical Analyst at the United Nations Population Fund in Thailand
    • Marius Schlageter, Vice President of the Deutschen Bundesjugendrings

  • December 3, 14:50 Fishbowl discussion

    Discussion between the experts and the participants

  • December 3, 15:30 Award Ceremony of the 2020 Youth Peace Prize

    Introduction speeches by:

    • Susanne Baumann, Federal Foreign Office
    • Miriam Mona Müller, board member DGVN, member of the Youth Peace Prize jury , and Strategic Policy and Research Advisor at the Centre for Feminist Foreign Policy

    Project presentations of the winners of the Youth Peace Prize 2020

  • December 3, 16:00 End of conference