13th Economic Forum of Young Leaders – Seminar/Conference (3-7 September 2018 – Poland)

The Economic Forum of Young Leaders is one of the biggest international social and economic meetings of young leaders. Its main aim is to strengthen cross-sectoral cooperation among young leaders from programme and EECA countries and policy makers.

350 young leaders from 35 countries will meet in Poland for the 13th time to debate on the future of Europe. 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 changes in the future. It is also a great chance to rise quality and improve recognition of youth work, share good practices in the frame of youth work.

The 13th Economic Forum of Young Leaders takes place between 3rd and 7th of September 2018 in Nowy Sącz, Poland. The programme will focus on the following areas: future of Europe, economic growth, changes in education, demography, youth entrepreneurship, business management, leadership and the role of young generation in the contemporary world.

 

CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS

To participate in the Forum, please submit your online application (available in English only).

 

STEP ONE:

Submit your online application:
– Polish participants: Click here
– Non polish participants: Click here

 

WAIT FOR RESULTS OF SELECTION

 

STEP TWO:

If selected:
– You will hear back from the organizers (European Meeting Centre – Nowy Staw Foundation)
– You will be asked to pay the fees and
– You will be able to receive visa-related documents (if necessary), reimbursement of travel costs (etc.)

 

SELECTION CRITERIA:

All prospective participants should be at least 18 years of age, have good command of English, and be active in political, social and economic life in an NGO or other institution/organization. The organizers will also assess prospective participants’ experience in the fields of social, economic and political affairs. Participation in courses, trainings, seminars, affiliation to NGOs will be an asset.

The main aim of the Forum is to gather a diversified group of people from different backgrounds and countries, hence the organizers kindly ask to register only one person per organization. For underrepresented countries and regions the organizers can accept more then one participant per organization.

 

REIMBURSEMENT OF TRAVEL COSTS:

Travel costs of selected participants from Eastern Partnership countries and Russian Federation will be reimbursed by SALTO EECA RC after the event, upon presenting relevant travel documents, via bank transfer. In case of further questions, please contact: eeca@salto-youth.net

Travel costs of selected participants from programme countries will be reimbursed by National Agencies of their country of residence. Contacts can be found by clicking here.

For further information related to training, travel costs, etc. kindly refer to the following link.

 

IN CASE OF ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS:

– Related to STEP ONE of call: Please check FAQs

– Related to STEP TWO of call: Contact the European Meeting Centre – Nowy Staw Foundation via e-mail: forum@forum-leaders.eu

– For any other relevant query, kindly contact TCA Officer, Mr David Pace, via e-mail: david.f.pace@gov.mt