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Location: Bratislava, Slovakia.
Date: April 15 – 17, 2016. 

The GLOBSEC Young Leaders’ Forum is a prestigious gathering of young professionals and future decision-makers, it is the only annual and established forum in Central Europe that connects transatlantic leaders of tomorrow. Young leaders with their fresh innovative ideas create a dialogue on current transatlantic and EU issues and build long-lasting networks. The GYLF will engage its members through a unique platform:

  • Private dialogue and best practices sharing via a Facebook Group;
  • Content preparation in GYLF working groups (recommendations for main panel discussions) prior to face-to-face interaction with leaders at the Forum;
  • Participation in the GLOBSEC Young Leaders’ Forum 2016;
  • Establishing professional contacts with peers and senior stakeholders.

Eligibility:

  • Between 25 and 35 years of age;
  • NATO or PfP country citizenship, Mediterranean Dialogue, or partner (Australia, Japan) citizenship;
  • Past experience relating to: security or defence policy; current security issues (ISIL, Ukraine, Russia, migration) adaptation of NATO to the security environment of 21st century, democratic transitions especially towards EaP countries and Western Balkans; international law; international energy policy; journalism; political and economic development of the European Union; cyber security; or any other fields of relevance to the transatlantic partnership;
  • Working knowledge of English;
  • Willingness to engage in regular online activity over an extended period of time;
  • Willingness to write at least one topical article or blog, where GYLF is mentioned before, during or 14 days after the forum;
  • Interest in long-term engagement with peers on issues pertaining to transatlantic relations;
  • The selection of the 75 participants will be based on responses to essay questions regarding motivation and professional and/or educational and/or volunteering background of applicants.

Costs:

  • Accommodation and board subsidies will be available to help offset the participation cost;
  • Travel grants may be available on individual basis and only to selected participants up to the price decided by organizers.

Application Process:

In order to apply, register online HERE and submit following materials:

  • Current CV, including nationality and age;
  • Suggestion for the topic for discussion during the GYLF sessions, including its title, short synopsis and three questions for discussion;
  • Short motivation letter (200 – 250 words).
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Location: Bratislava, Slovakia.Date: April 15 – 17, 2016. The GLOBSEC Young Leaders’ Forum is a prestigious gathering of young professionals and future decision-makers, it is the only annual and established forum in Central Europe that connects transatlantic leaders of tomorrow. Young leaders with their fresh innovative ideas create a dialogue...
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