Championed by CoD YouthLeads, and presented at the Community of Democracies Youth Forum on July 23, 2020, the Youth Forum Statement calls on governments to adhere to democratic values and fundamental rights and highlights the importance of cooperation with youth in all spheres of public life and their inclusion in democratic decision-making processes.

CoD YouthLeads are a group of young activists and democracy leaders from different countries and regions, from Canada to Estonia through Nepal to Haiti, who are part of the Community’s #CoDYouthLeads social media campaign celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Warsaw Declaration.


The Youth Statement was introduced during the CoD Youth Forum. The event is organized as part of celebrations of the 20th Anniversary of the Community of Democracies (CoD) to highlight the importance of youth inclusion as a key element of strong sustainable democracies.

Prisma and its members are supporting the Youth Statement  

Mr. Gabriel Brezoiu, General Manager of GEYC signed the Youth Statement today on behalf of the GEYC Community.

Ms. Jennifer Ghraichy, General Secretary of Prisma European Network signed the Youth Statement on Behalf of Prisma European Network

>> The Youth Forum Satement is open for signatures for youth organizations and networks, and young people across the world. Join the Statement by sending your name and country to with e-mail subject: ”I sign up to the Youth Forum Statement”. <<


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Signatories of the Youth Forum Statement

Ioana Dospinescu, Romania; Jagdish Kumar Ayer, Nepal; Laura Danilas, Estonia; Lourdes Maria Argueta Vides, El Salvador; Lynrose Jane D. Genon, Philippines; Monika Ilioska Kantardzioska, North Macedonia; Philippa McCue, United Kingdom; Rafiu Adeniran Lawal, Nigeria; Reyaaz Scharneck, South Africa; Rita Saias, Portugal; Salimatou Fatty, The Gambia; Samuel Amofa Asante, Ghana; Tinatin Oboladze, Georgia; Walter Corzo, Guatemala; Wilbert St Fort, Haiti

You can find more information about it here