The Foun­da­tion for the Rights of Future Gen­er­a­tions (FRFG) and the Inter­gen­er­a­tional Foun­da­tion (IF) award the Demog­ra­phy Prize, which car­ries a total val­ue of 10,000 Euros, divid­ed up among win­ning entrants. The Prize, fund­ed and sup­port­ed by the Stiftung Apfel­baum (Apfel­baum Foun­da­tion), is award­ed every two years.

The top­ic for the 5th Demog­ra­phy Prize is:

 “Low Elec­toral Turnout among Young Peo­ple – Con­se­quences and Remedies”

The dead­line for sub­mis­sions is 1 June 2015.

By means of this award, the FRFG and IF aim to open up a debate, based on sound aca­d­e­m­ic research, about inter­gen­er­a­tional­ly just pol­i­tics and demo­graph­ic change, and to encour­age sug­ges­tions for poten­tial future action. The invi­ta­tion to enter is extend­ed to young aca­d­e­mics from all disciplines. 

For a com­plete ver­sion of the orig­i­nal top­ic announce­ment, fol­low this link (IF). More Infor­ma­tion can also be found here.