Deadline: 26 June 2017
Open to: applicants must be between 18 to 35 years of age
Venue: 8 – 10 September 2017 in Ordos, Inner Mongolia, China
Young people are an important force toward the development of a sustainable world.
The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) Secretariat recognizes the important roles youth play in combating land degradation and promoting sustainable land management (SLM). Empowering young people to protect and restore degraded ecosystems will lead to green innovations that will contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), in particular, reaching SDG15.3 land degradation neutrality.
The UNCCD Secretariat invites all young people and youth organization representatives to apply to speak and participate in the international UNCCD Youth Forum at its 13th Conference of the... Read More »
Deadline: 1 June 2017
Open to: participants between the ages of 18 and 30 years old, from a Member state of the Council of Europe (+ Belarus)
Venue: 25-28 October 2017 in Nantes, France
Together with local associations, Nantes Metropole and the City of Nantes are organizing the 9th edition of Nantes Creative Generations Forum on 25-28 October 2017. Everywhere in Europe, from Amsterdam to Séville, from Warsaw to Nantes, young citizens create, engage and innovate in order to strengthen life quality in their community. Fight against discrimination, reinforcement of relations between citizens, solidarity, protection of the environment, artistic collaboration – every initiative is unique but all of them pursue a common objective: to strengthen the notion of “living together”.
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Deadline: 30 April 2017
Open to: any public or private organisation
Costs: travel and accommodation expenses may be covered by the Council of Europe
The World Forum for Democracy is a platform for dialogue and innovation dedicated to democracy which promotes the Council of Europe principles across the world. A unique event of its kind, it deals with challenges facing democracy taking as a starting point innovative initiatives and practice, and fostering debate between different actors in order to find SOLUTIONS. The Forum highlights and encourages democratic innovation to strengthen the foundations of democratic societies. A democratic exercise in itself, the Forum aims at giving the people – demos – their rightful place in political decision-making. It thus contributes... Read More »
Deadline: 10 March 2017
Open to: established scholars and young academics
Venue: student-edited online law journal Amsterdam Law Forum
Amsterdam Law Forum, the student-edited online journal of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam’s Law Faculty, is welcoming submissions for its upcoming issue from established scholars and young academics. The journal offers a meaningful platform for graduate students and young professionals to publish articles related to a broad range of international law fields. ALF is proud to publish contributions from wellknown experts and promising Ph.D. researchers from around the world.
ALF welcomes submissions of original scientific (legal) articles (10,000 – 15,000 words), (case) commentaries, book reviews and opinion articles;
The manuscripts should be focused on the field of public international law in general, and... Read More »
Open to: leaders aged from 22 to 35 (from all countries of Europe, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia, Moldova, UK)
Deadline: 16 January 2017
Venue: 09 – 10 February 2017; Kyiv, Ukraine
The Open Ukraine Foundation offers you to become a member of one of the largest youth forums in Ukraine – the 5th Youth Kyiv Security Forum. Youth Kyiv Security Forum is the platform for discussion of current issues of international relations and foreign policy of Ukraine by young leaders.
For participation in the Forum, we invite leaders aged from 22 to 35 (from all countries of Europe, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia, Moldova, UK) who:
Have achieved a significant progress in education, politics, public sector, public activities and in the sphere of international relations;
Have an active citizenship;
Refer to matters... Read More »
Deadline: 20 January 2017
Open to: young professionals (aged 24-38)
Venue: 29-31 March 2017 in Budapest, Hungary
The Antall József Knowledge Centre (AJKC) cordially invites you to participate in the Young Leaders’ Forum (YLF) of think.BDPST, Hungary’s strategic conference on regional development and the perspectives of research, innovation, and future technologies. The conference is organised on 29-31 March 2017 in Budapest.
The main purpose of YLF is to foster a lively dialogue among young innovators, inventors, and entrepreneurs, as well as active PhD researchers, young diplomats, and young professionals at companies investing in innovative projects. During the three-day event, participants will have the opportunity to exchange best practices, experience, and ideas in order to create a common standpoint on the main topics of... Read More »
Deadline: ongoing registration
Open to: young innovators in the EU
Venue: 24-25 October 2016,Lodz, Poland
European Forum of Young Innovators is pleased to announce that on 24-25th of October 2016, the Foundation Poland Innovative in cooperation with the European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers (EURODOC), the National Representation of Doctoral Candidates in Poland (KRD) and the Marshal Office of Lodz, organize the first edition of the European Forum of Young Innovators – EFYI’16.
The main objective of the Forum is to create a European platform for the exchange of knowledge, experience and contacts between young innovators in the EU. The initiative aims also to encourage carrying out research in cooperation with industry and Polish research entities, as well as to promote international cooperation. The main concept... Read More »
Deadline: 30 September 2016
Open to: 18-26 year old participants from Germany, Ukraine and Russia
Venue: 20–26 November 2016, Kyiv, Ukraine
What role do the youth and civil societies play in easing tensions between states? How does media affect our perception of other countries? How do young people feel and what do they think on the other side of the conflict? These and many other questions are raised in the three-year youth project designed by youth from three different countries – Trilateral Youth Forum “Germany, Russia, Ukraine: A Common Future?”. The main goal is to provide youth with a platform to discuss, doubt, raise questions, share some very different at times opinions but trying to define common challenges and ways to overcome them together at the end.
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Deadline: 10 September 2016
Open to: Youth workers, Youth leaders, Project managers, Youth Policy Makers, Representatives of public and social business sector from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, Turkey
Venue: 29 September – 5 October 2016, Mtskheta, Georgia
Creative Development Center in cooperation with CRISP e.V and with financial support of Black Sea trust and Erasmus + is recruiting representatives from Public, NGO and (Social) Business sectors to participate in the Social Leader Forum 2016 in order to discuss and exchange on the issue of social entrepreneurship and its role in integration of vulnerable groups into society, especially when it comes to the labor market. As experience shows, there is an urgent need for all sectors to combine their strength and experiences in order to... Read More »
Deadline: 11 September 2016
Open to: young Europeans between the ages of 23 and 30 years old
Venue: 28 – 30 October 2016 in Bratislava, Slovakia
As the European Union and Europe as a whole are facing unprecedented challenges, politicians, analysts, journalists as well as the general public keep looking for solutions and calling for thorough and strategic reforms for the Union.
The aim of the project GLOBSEC Young Europeansʹ Forum is to give young professionals an opportunity to discuss current challenges in the EU while improving their policy-making skills and engaging in networking with their peers as well as senior policy makers. Young Europeansʹ Forum is organized on the side-lines of annual European conference GLOBSEC Tatra Summit that will take place on 28 – 30 October 2016 in... Read More »