What does the future hold for young people in Ukraine: Peace or Powerlessness?

13 November 2018 – Invitation to event with the UNFPA representative in Ukraine

UNFPA Representative in Ukraine Caspar Peek will talk about:

  • What is the current situation in Ukraine, in light of the continued locked political situation and the ongoing armed conflict in eastern Ukraine?
  • How is the low involvement of the younger generations a challenge for establishing a stable democracy? In Ukraine, youth makes up 30% of the country’s population, yet their active participation in politics is lower than in other European countries and declining.
  • Why is the meaningful participation of young people in the governance process key to sustainable governance and development?
  • What is UNFPA together with partners doing?

When:  Monday 19 November at 16.00-17.00 

Where:  Room 0.1.11, UN City, Copenhagen 

Caspar Peek is the UNFPA Country Representative in Ukraine. He was born in the Netherlands, went to college in France and graduate school in New York City. A few years after meeting his wife, a Nicaraguan national, they moved to her country. A diplomat and development worker, he has since been working in a number of countries in Central America and the Caribbean, among them Haiti and Jamaica, and has been UNFPA Country Representative in Thailand. Caspar Peek is also the author of ‘Of Giants and Other Men’.

Kindly register your participation on Eventbrite no later than 15 November.

You will need to bring a valid photo ID in order to enter the UN City.  

For more information contact Patricia Grundberg; grundberg@unfpa.org / +45 4533 7303 

Caspar Peek