All participant groups that have decided to pitch a project will have the opportunity to do so here. Each group has a maximum of three minutes to convince the audience and the jury of their project and to win prize money at the end of the evening. No fear of the big stage. We will support you in preparing for it. This session is hosted by Merle Schmidt and Pavel Baravik (EVZ Foundation).

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The participants of the conference and a selection jury consisting of representatives of the EVZ Foundation and the WannseeFORUM Foundation will make the final selection and award the prizes.
In the selection jury are:


Xenia Berthold

Xenia Berthold is a former Nelson Mandela Student and studies was active participant of the EUROPEANS FOR PEACE project „Memory Walk“ about places of remembrance. With her participation in the 1st Europeans for Youth Conference 2018 she expanded her knowledge on human rights. „Especially this years topic interests me. As I am half-Kenyan and therefore have a lot of knowledge about the slavery that black people have encountered in the past and this history shapes my character in a certain way as well. I would like to find out about the situation nowadays.“

Judith Blum

Judith Blum is team leader at the Foundation "Remembrance, Responsibility and Future" (EVZ). She is particularly committed to human rights education in youth exchanges. With her team she coordinates two funding programmes of the Foundation EVZ for international youth exchange. One is EUROPEANS FOR PEACE and the other is MEET UP! German - Ukrainian youth encounters! Judith grew up in East Germany and she experienced that change is possible. She believes that it is a basic need of all of us to be accepted and respected.

Dr. Roman Fröhlich

Roman Fröhlich, Dr. rer. pol., is pedagogical director of the wannseeFORUM Foundation. He studied scientific politics and sociology in Freiburg and Vienna and received his PhD at the Otto-Suhr-Institute for Political Science of the FU Berlin. From 2007 to 2015 he worked on his dissertation on forced labour in National Socialism. His work and research focuses on non-school and political-historical youth education as well as forced labor under National Socialism.