HIA Denmark Hosts "Youth for Democracy" Conference Focusing on Nonviolent Struggle

September 25, 2011

On October 28-29, 2011, HIA Denmark and the Danish Senior Fellows Network will host "Youth for Democracy," a conference in Copenhagen for more than 200 participants from all across the world. This conference will bring together experts and activists to work with and learn from young people who are struggling for democracy.

"Youth for Democracy" will feature leaders of the uprisings in Egypt and Serbia, together with youth representatives from countries that are not yet democratic: Belarus, Burma, Syria, Zimbabwe and North and South Sudan.

This conference will be a unique opportunity for youth across the world to meet and share ideas, experiences and knowledge. Participants will develop bonds and friendships with others who are active in the global fight for better lives and human rights. The conference will be open to specialists from all over the world, as well as the general public.

This conference is sponsored by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the American Embassy in Copenhagen and the Dutch Minstry of Health, Welfare and Sports (VWS). 

Please click here for futher details and information about attending "Youth for Democracy."


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