Future Leaders Forum 2017 In Riga


Young people from all over the world are welcome to apply for the Rīga Conference Future Leaders Forum. The event is related to the topic of security and will be held on September 28 – 30 in Latvia. Participation is partially funded. Deadline to apply is August 6th.

The Forum will give opportunity for 45 young, talented and motivated diplomats, journalists, politicians, state officials in-the-making for three days to be a part of numberous panel discussions, Night-Owl sessions, multiple workshops and The Riga Conference 2017. Forum will cover trending global outlooks on security of European Union, NATO‘s further possible cooperations in the North, Europes Southern neighbourhood and topics including modern terorism and how to fight it.

Applicants are encouraged to apply and gain international experience by working with high rang policy makers, world known specialists, different field researcher’s and professors and engaging in intelectual discussions. Participants will not only gain knowledge and new contacts, but also develop their analytical thinking and ability to provide constructive discussions and applicable solutions for global problems. 

Main criteria

  • Applicants with diverse professional and educational backgrounds who share a strong interest in international relations, security and defence issues are welcome to apply;
  • Potential participants should be undergraduate or graduate level students, young professionals aged between 20 and 27;
  • Fluent in English.

There is no fee for participation at the Forum, however participants must arrange and cover travel costs by themselves.

In order to complete your application, please fill in the application form and send your opinion about the chosen topic in a short essay form.

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