The Youth Engagement Group to the G20, more commonly known as Y20, has annual Summits that are a premier international youth conference that bring together young leaders from all the G20 countries.

Discover the EU delegates team:

Miriam Privarova

Coming from Slovakia, Miriam is the head delegate of the EU delegation to Y20 2020. She holds a BA degree in the trilingual program of Social Sciences from SciencesPo Paris and is currently a Dual MA student in International Public Management with focus on diplomacy at SciencesPo Paris and in European Studies at King´s College London. Throughout her internship experience at the Slovak MFA, the Office of the President and the Government Office of the Slovak Republic, she acquired experience in domains of EU law, research and diplomacy. Only a high school student, Miriam assisted as part of a student delegation to the EP, namely to presentation of the priorities of the Slovak presidency in the Council of the EU and was also involved in the organization of several international conferences. Now, Miriam is about to start an internship at the World Bank, addressing climate change and environment.

Read her article about her meeting with State Secretary of Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs !

Alessandro Da Rold

Alessandro is from Italy and part of the EU Y20 2020 delegation. He is the Managing Director of EU40, the network of young members of the European Parliament. Before, Alessandro worked for an agency of the European Commission focused on sustainable energy and zero-emission solutions. He is also one of the founders of the Network of young Italians in Belgium, aiming at involving young Italian citizens in the social and political environment in Belgium.

Danna Zhang

Danna is from Copenhagen, Denmark, and will focus on the G20 priority area of ‘Future Fit’ as an EU delegate to the Y20 2020 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She holds an LL.M. degree from the University of Aarhus, Denmark, and works as an Assistant Attorney at one of the leading commercial law firms in Denmark. In addition to her legal background, Danna has gained hands-on experience with international diplomacy and multilateral policy work from a previous position as an Assistant Attaché at the United Nations Office in Vienna.

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Take part in the Y20 #WhatWouldYouSay Campaign!

The Y20 Community is excited to present the Youth Priorities Initiative (YPI): a program inviting youth around the world to participate in Y20 2020.

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Y20 Global Dialogue Fellowship

Are you a delegate, organizer, or alumni of Y20? The “Y20 Global Dialogue Fellowship” is a Virtual Fellowship for 50 Y20 Delegate and Organizer Alumni focused on the topic, “What’s the post-COVID-19 new normal for youth worldwide?”

Apply here!

Read the Y20 Communiqué

The Delegates of the Youth 20 (Y20) convened for the first-ever virtual Y20 Summit on 15-17 October 2020 under Saudi Arabia’s G20 Presidency.

At Young European Leadership, we are so proud of our EU delegates to the Y20 Summit. We would like to thank Alessandro Da Rold, Danna Zhang and Miriam Privarova for their hard work and professionalism.

Read the communiqué here.