Students from Allied countries share their vision of peace and security
In 2016, NATO’s Public Diplomacy Division (PDD) launched a policy paper competition “Peace and Security in the 21st Century - a youth perspective” for students from all Allied countries. The purpose of this initiative was to learn about the views and visions of young people on current security challenges. The papers received showed a high level of interest in the subject and offered many innovative ideas to decision makers.
Winners of the policy paper competition together with Assistant Secretary General Ambassador Tacan Ildem on 22 June and NATO HQ
On 22 June 2016, PDD hosted the winners of the competition at NATO Headquarters in Brussels. The students attended briefings and exchanged views with NATO officials.
The full text of the best three essays can be found here:
- Redefining NATO’s Security Identity by Pietro Andrea L. S. Moro, Leiden University
- Refonder la perception de l’humain dans un monde globalisé: essai sur la “guerre sans fin” by Léna Konc, College of Europe
- Beyond Borders: Transitioning NATO towards Human Security, by Oscar Vejen Lacoppidan, University of Copenhagen