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: 24 March 2017
Open to: young designers of up to 30 years of age
Awards: the winners will receive 2,800 EUR + one of the winners will also be chosen for a three-week remunerated internship at the Model Obaly Innovation Centre in Prague
Now in its 22nd year, Young Package is open for entries for the 2017 international design competition in packaging design, themed: Open & Play. The organizers are looking for packaging that will protect products, but that will also create an unforgettable unwrapping experience for the consume designs that will push the existing boundaries of packaging design into the realms of interactive objects, games, or happenings. Design a package you would like to play with! Prove that even protective packaging... Read More »
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 »
Deadline: 7 October 2016
Open to: young researchers in the field of International Humanitarian law under the age of 35
Venue: 10 November – 12 November 2016 in Yerevan, Republic of Armenia
The Russian-Armenian University in cooperation with the Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Armenia (ICRC) announce the 9th International Conference for Young Researchers on International Humanitarian Law, which will be held from 10 November to 12 November 2016 in Yerevan, Republic of Armenia.
The Conference is a unique international platform for discussion of contemporary issues and perspectives related to IHL development among young scholars. Since 2007, the geography of the Conference has grown: during these years RAU has hosted participants from Argentina, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, Georgia, Estonia, Hungary, Ireland, India,... Read More »
Deadline: 30 September 2016
Open to: youth workers, project managers, youth policy makers, municipality youth workers from Austria, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Macedonia, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sweden, Turkey
Venue: 15-21 November 2016, Odiliapeel, Netherlands
The training will be a space for development of competences, dialogue and sharing of experiences among 26 youth workers, local authorities/municipal officers responsible for youth and youth leaders working with young migrants and youth with migrant background.
Named and shamed throughout political debates and electoral campaigns, the millions of immigrants living all over Europe are completely excluded from the political discourse, hearing themselves called in the news but without any open avenues to respond and express their opinion, becoming the mere subject of the conversation, not the... Read More »
Deadline: 31 October 2016
Open to: active, passionate and dedicated young people, currently active in conserving natural resources
Award: top 3 winners will be sponsored to attend a UNCCD International Youth Event co-organized with Future Forest
The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification is calling applicants for “Land for Life Youth SocialMedia Activist Challenge” to recognize active, passionate and dedicated young people who are currently active in conserving natural resources and promoting such actions to their peers and local communities via social media.
It is an opportunity for individual and community projects / stories to get access to valuable networks and gain recognition from a worldwide audience. UNCCD encourages all young people who are actively working for environmental justice... Read More »
Deadline: 15 September 2016
Open to: people aged 15-25 from the EaP countries and from the EU
Costs: no participation fees are required
The ‘Young European Ambassadors’ (YEAs) is an initiative launched within the framework of the EU OPEN Neighbourhood Programme (EU Neighbours East). It will take place in the six countries of the EU Eastern Partnership (EaP) from September 2016 onward. The YEA network will connect at least 100 young people from all over Europe!
They will be guided and supported by two Network Coordinators who will regularly travel in Europe. Easy communication platforms will be put in place to facilitate exchanges, regular Young European Ambassadors missions will be prepared, contests will be organised, and more! English will... Read More »
Deadline: 13 September 2016
Open to: participants from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia,Moldova and Ukraine
Fellowship: a remuneration of EUR 2,500
EU Eastern Partnership Civil Society Fellowships 2016 – the Public Policy Stream aim at identifying and promoting talented public policy professionals who can advance the quality of public debate on crucial policy issues within the Eastern Partnership.
The purpose of the Fellowships is to encourage leading young researchers from the Eastern Partnership (EaP) region to apply their skills towards better policy making.
Possible topics that could be addressed are:
How the EU and/or partner governments can better engage civil society actors in policy dialogue (in reference to Invited/claimed spaces of participation, legal environment for CSOs, public perception of... Read More »
Deadline: 22 August 2016
Open to: candidates who graduated in the past two years with a PhD, LLM or MA degree in the social sciences and humanities from universities in the OECD countries
Remuneration: the award cannot exceed USD 7,000 per paid position
Think Tank Fund for Wider Europe, a program of the Open Society Initiate for Europe (OSIFE), announces the Think Tank Young Professional Development Program for MA and PhD graduates who graduated with a PhD, LLM or MA degree in the social sciences and humanities from highquality universities in the OECD countries in the past two years.
With this initiative, TTF for Wider Europe aims at supporting up to fifteen ‘returnees’ per year to assume posts in think... Read More »