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WEBINAR: Accelerating Youth Inclusion in Building Peace

To honour the 5th anniversary of the Youth, Peace and Security Resolution, the Kingdom of Denmark and the Kofi Annan Foundation are hosting an online panel discussion on how to accelerate change towards the meaningful inclusion of young women and men in shaping peace.

Our panel of experts will share concrete examples and good practices of how member states, the EU and civil society organisations are contributing to the Youth, Peace and Security agenda and discuss what remains to be done to make youth inclusion a reality.

Join us for our upcoming webinar:

On Wednesday 16 December 2020 from 11:00 AM to 12:15 PM CET

Register here

Date: Wednesday 16 December 2020

Time:11:00 to 12:15 CET

Moderated by: Corinne Momal-Vanian, Executive Director, Kofi Annan Foundation


  • Hilde Hardeman, Head of the European Commission’s Service for Foreign Policy Instruments (FPI)
  • Kristin De Peyron, Director/Deputy Managing Director for Human Rights, Global and Multilateral Issues, European External Action Service (EEAS)
  • Ida Paetau, Global Youth Advisor, Africa, Policy and Development, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Denmark
  • Syed Ali Abbas Zaidi, the Kofi Annan Foundation initiative Extremely Together Young Leader and Campaign Manager of the Extremely Together Pakistan Chapter

Position paper: Why youth leadership when dealing with complex crises must no longer be ignored

Excluding youth from decision-making and peace efforts is detrimental to society – find out why in the new position paper from Extremely Together. Read the Position Paper released on 9 December 2020.