5th Youth Kyiv Security Forum

Posted on December 22nd, 2016 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

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 »

The Young Leaders’ Forum

Posted on December 16th, 2016 in Trainings & ConferencesRespond to this post »

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 »

Greek-Turkish Young Leaders Symposium

Posted on October 4th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 27 October 2016 Open to: Turkish and Greek International Relations specialists (MA Students, PhD Candidates, young PhD scholars and professionals), aged 22-35 years old Venue: 14 – 18 December 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey


Within the framework of the “Greek-Turkish Young Leaders Partnership Initiative”, the CIES is organizing the 2nd Greek-Turkish Young Leaders Symposium (GTYLS) on Security. The Greek-Turkish Young Leaders Symposium (GTYLS) on Security will be organized with the participation of 15 Turkish and 15 Greek International Relations specialists (MA Students, PhD Candidates, young PhD scholars and professionals), aged 22-35 years old, on 14 – 18 December 2016 in Istanbul in partnership with the Thessaloniki-based Navarino Network and co-sponsorship of NATO Public Diplomacy Division.

The 2nd GTYLS will focus on... Read More »

Yale World Fellows Program for Mid-Career Leaders

Posted on September 26th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: ongoing Open to: mid-career emerging leaders who have distinguished themselves within their own professions, regions, countries, or at an international level Fellowship: travel allowance, housing, healthcare, and a generous stipend to cover living expenses


The Yale World Fellows Program seeks applications from mid-career emerging leaders who have distinguished themselves within their own professions, regions, countries, or at an international level. Successful applicants uniformly possess the extraordinary qualities of mind and character that strong leadership requires. Candidates for the Fellowship must demonstrate themselves to be driving forces for action or effective catalysts of change. In significant ways and in significant arenas, each must show promise of a career trajectory of increasing responsibility and impact.

World Fellows are selected from a wide... Read More »

Economic Forum of Young Leaders in Nowy Sącz, Poland

Posted on June 30th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 8 July 2016 Open to: young leaders from EU, Eastern Europe, the Balkans and the Caucasus with communicative knowledge of English and engagement in a political, civic, social or economic NGO and other institutions Venue: 5 – 19 September 2016 in Nowy Sącz, Poland


Over 350 young leaders from 43 countries meet in Poland to come up with new ideas for the future of Europe. The Forum has been known as “Davos of the Youth” or “young Krynica”for years now. During mutual discussions and workshops new ideas are developed, new inspirations are created and new decisions on taking mutual actions are made. They are meant to generate a change in the future.

It is at the Economic Forum of Young Leaders that future elites acquire and share their knowledge. It is also a chance for the... Read More »

Women Leaders in Extractives Fellowship

Posted on June 14th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 30 June 2016 Open to: women civil society activists holders of undergraduate degree coming from: Ghana, Iraq, Myanmar, Tanzania, Indonesia, Guinea, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mexico, Colombia, Mongolia, Nigeria, Libya and Uganda Fellowship: fellows’ travel, course tuition and accommodation will be paid by NRGI as part of the fellowship


The Natural Resource Governance Institute is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for the 2016 Women Leaders Fellowship. The program seeks to increase the participation of women in the movement to promote the sustainable management of extractives for the public good.

In a field where the meaningful participation of women is often missing, this program is uniquely designed to create leaders that are confident engaging in technical debates... Read More »

Apply for PhD Scholarship in Humanities and Social Science

Posted on April 18th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 12 May 2016 Open to: PhD students in the humanities and social sciences studying political and social change in Eastern Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia Scholarship: the programme offers flexible funding schemes for Ph.D. students at various stages of their dissertation research


ZEIT-Stiftung brings together young leaders from a variety of fields to address key issues in global governance. Particularly the programme “Trajectories of Change” addresses historical and current transformation processes in the European neighborhood. The programme offers stipends and fieldwork grants for PhD students in the humanities and social sciences.

For 2016, research applications dealing with historical and current contestation processes leading to political and social change are especially welcome. Political and social change begins with contestation. Popular revolts, mass protests, challenges... Read More »

Become Young Leader at European Development Days in Brussels

Posted on February 11th, 2016 in Archive1 Response »

Deadline: 18 March 2016 Open to: young leaders aged between 21-26 years Venue: 15–16 June 2016 Brussels, Belgium


The European Development Days (EDD) are the leading forum in Europe for international development and cooperation. They are an incubator of new ideas to inform the shared aim of a poverty-free, sustainable and fair world where everyone has a chance at a decent life.

The European Commission will select 16 youth representatives based on their skills, experience and commitment to development issues. They will be invited to participate in EDD 2016’s high-level panels on subjects of their expertise, where they will share their experiences and ideas with key development stakeholders, policymakers and participants.

Eligibility Applicants must be between 21 and 26; Applications are open to young adults from all around... Read More »

Balkans Leaders Congress in Skopje

Posted on February 10th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 25 March 2016 Open to: university students from Balkan countries Awards: 500 EUR/ 300 EUR/200 EUR


Vision for National Development LLC is organizing Balkans Leaders Congress, an international congress composed of 150 Participants from 10 countries from Balkans in order to discuss the main topics covering Balkan Issues. The Central Theme is: Balkan Countries toward EU Integration and Empowerment of the Decision Making Process. For 3 days participants will discuss, debate, cooperate until the final session for the final communique. The sessions will take place 4-7 April 2016 at Holiday Inn, Skopje.


University students from Balkan countries. 


Participation fee represents 90 GBP, including :

All Formal and Informal Sessions; Gala Dinner; Lunch Meals; Conference Materials; Coffee Breaks; Certificate of Participation; Publication of Your Papers Online at VNDA Press. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||... Read More »

Young Leaders Program 2016 in Romania

Posted on December 28th, 2015 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 29 January 2016 Open to: candidates aged 25 – 35 from  Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belarus, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine Fellowship: a scholarship covering accommodation, meals, moderation and reading materials related costs


Aspen Institute Romania has opened the call for nominations for its Young Leaders Program. This program gathers each year 20 high profile regional young leaders with a clear two-fold goal: to promote and advance progressive leadership within society; and to develop the regional network of Aspen Fellows, based on shared values and common interests.

This Program is designed for people who have the potential, interest and determination to exercise leadership to the highest standards... Read More »