UNU-WIDER at UN Youth of Finland's Youth Peace Week

Young voices in peace research

UNU-WIDER at UN Youth of Finland's Youth Peace Week: Young voices in peace research

UNU-WIDER takes part in UN Youth of Finland's Youth Peace Week 21 September 2023. In partnership with UN Youth of Finland and Saferglobe, UNU-WIDER organizes Young voices in peace research.

This event provides a platform for young and early-career researchers working with peace issues. In two thematic panel discussions, these researchers will discuss their work and the challenges and possibilities related to it. The winner of the Anatol Rapoport Peace Prize 2023 is introduced in the event, and will present their winning thesis.

13:00 Welcome by UN Youth of Finland Youth and Peace Coordinator, Sini Al-Fraidawi
13:05 Welcoming remarks

Maria Mekri, Executive Director, Saferglobe
Laura Saavedra-Lux, UNU-WIDER Research Associate
13:10-13:35 Panel discussion: Coming towards definition of peace

Moderator: Laura Saavedra-Lux, UNU-WIDER
Panelists: Anna SutherlandJutta Martens
13:35 – 13:40 Break
13:40 – 14:05 Panel: Topical peace issues around the world

Moderator: Laura Saavedra-Lux, UNU-WIDER
Panelists: Ebere ChristopherDaniel Begazo, and Juulia Niiniranta
14:05 – 14:10 Presentation from Åbo and TAPRI 
14:10 – 14:15 Rapoport prize winner announced by Maria Mekri, Saferglobe
14:15 – 14:30 Presentation from the winner
14:30 – 14:45 Presentation from the honorary award winner
14:45 – 15:00 Thank you words from Sini Al-Fraidawi, networking
15:00 Event ends