The 13th Edition of Young Diplomats Forum (YDF) is a meeting of 100 young and aspiring diplomats from over 75 countries covering every region in the world to tackle hot topics of international affairs.
The proceedings and workshops of the forum engage young diplomats with Ambassadors, MPs, MEPs, Government officials, Media and Diplomacy experts on different issues of global affairs. In addition, the Young Diplomats Forum is a cultural and entertaining experience that create international friendship amongst participants and engage with institutions in the host country and connect with the place.
- 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
Eligible Regions: Open for All
Send your current CV and a personal statement to: email@example.com that states your leadership aspiration:
- What impact do you want to have through your career? ( no more than 500 words)