DEADLINE: August 15, 2019
THE WORLD’S LEADING EVENT FOR YOUNG AND ASPIRING DIPLOMATS
The Young Diplomats Forum (YDF) is an intensive week-long program of practical sessions, workshops, policy exercises and institutional visits delivered by world leading experts.
Set up to recognize, enhance and develop the next generation of diplomats. This community of exceptionally bright and accomplished future leaders will gain further insight, tools, and opportunities to engage with key stakeholders at a crucial time in their careers and broaden their connections to influence global leaders.
- Diplomacy in the 21st Century ambassadors and leading experts
- Smart Diplomacy and Digital Diplomacy workshop on the case of the European Union
- Priorities of Belgium Foreign Policy and parliamentarian diplomacy with members of parliament
- Session on Belgium’s Soft Power and Brussels as a world’s Leading Diplomatic Hub
- The Future of the EU: A day-long sessions with EU officials and Parliamentarians on EU Foreign Policy, Defence Union and institutional reforms
- The role of think tanks in Foreign Policy
- Institutional visits/sessions at the EU Commission, European Parliament, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belgium, Belgium Parliament and NATO
- Cultural visits to historical sites and Museums
- 18-35 years old
- Interest in International Affairs and Diplomacy
- Leadership Aspirations