Young Diplomacy Professionals Forum 2013, Latvia

Deadline: 2 August, 2013
Open to: young professionals between 18 and 35 from:Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Moldova, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, The United Kingdom, The United States, Turkey, Ukraine.
Venue: 6-7 September 2013 in Riga, Latvia

Description

The Rīga Conference Young Diplomacy Professionals Forum is an annual event taking place simultaneously with one of the leading foreign and security policy forums in Northern Europe for world renowned political, intellectual and business leaders – The Rīga Conference 2013. The forum is an addition to the conference with the aim to inform and involve young professionals. This event is organized by the Latvian Transatlantic Organisation (LATO) and will take place on  6-7 September  in Riga, Latvia. The Forum will give unique opportunity for 60 young, talented and motivated diplomats, journalists, politicians, state officials in-the-making throughout the international community to meet with the Riga Conference 2013 guests – world class decision makers, academics and experts. This year, they offer a dynamic and active program, workshops, drafting of policy recommendations and networking with young professionals throughout the international community.

You can check the preliminary program of the Forum HERE.

Eligibility

Young professionals between 18 and 35 with diverse professional and educational backgrounds who share a strong interest in international relations, security and defense issues are encourage to apply.

The application is open for the following countries: Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania,  Macedonia,  Montenegro, Moldova, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, The United Kingdom, The United States, Turkey, Ukraine.

Costs

There is no fee for participation. Organizers will cover accommodation for three nights and catering during the Forum. Participants must arrange and cover travel to and from Riga by themselves, however, partial reimbursement of travel expenses is available. 

How to apply?

Participants are can apply by filling in the online application given HERE no later than 2 August 2013.

Should you have any questions please visit the official website or contact the Coordinator of the Young Diplomacy Professionals Forum Ms. Elina Neimane e-mailing to [email protected].

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