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Deadline: June 18, 2017 | Apply here
Dates:
September 5-7, 2017
Eligibility: Young people (18-35 years old) active in political, social and economic life in an NGO or other institution/organization. Eligible Regions: 28 European Union member states, Turkey, Macedonia, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Western Balkans and Eastern Partnership countries
Participation fee: EUR 40,- and for participants from Ukraine EUR 10,- (scholarships available)
Location: Nowy Sącz, Poland

Economic Forum of Young Leaders 2017

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

300 young leaders from 43 countries will meet in Poland for the 12th time to debate on the future of Europe. Debates of young people with representatives of social, political and business life aim at creating innovative ideas for the continent.

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 a change in the future.

It is at the Economic Forum of Young Leaders that future elites acquire and share their knowledge.

It is also a chance to raise quality and improve recognition of youth work, share good practices in the frame of youth work.

DO YOU FEEL YOU ARE A LEADER OF TOMORROW?

If your answer is YES, we kindly invite you to participate in the 12th edition of the Economic Forum of Young Leaders in Nowy Sącz, in the south of Poland. More than 350 young leaders from 43 countries meet in Poland to debate with prominent representatives of political, social and business life of the modern world to create ideas for the future of Europe. The Forum has been known as “Davos of the Youth” or “young Krynica” for years now.

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 a change in the future. It is at the Economic Forum of Young Leaders that future elites acquire and share their knowledge. It is also a chance for the networking with peers from across the Continent and to raise quality and improve recognition of the work of youth.

The programme will focus on the following areas: global security, future of Europe, economic growth, youth entrepreneurship, business management, leadership and the role of young generation in the contemporary world.

Who participates in the Forum?

The leaders of tomorrow representing NGOs, social, economic, student and youth organizations, leaders of political parties, associations of employers and employees, academics, journalists and young entrepreneurs.

So, do not hesitate and take the action! Apply now to take part in the biggest international social and economic meeting of young leaders in Europe.

Eligibility

All prospective participants in age 18-35 who need to speak good 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,

The organizers will also assess prospective participants’ experience in the Fields of social, economic and political affairs. Participation in courses, training, 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 than one participant per organization.

Participation fee

The fee for participants from countries other than Poland and Ukraine is EUR 40,- and the fee from participants from Ukraine is EUR 10,-. It includes:

  • attending all panel discussions, lectures, speeches and workshops during the Forum
  • attending panel discussions and lectures on 8th of September at the Economic Forum in Krynica
  • conference materials
  • accommodation, meals and coffee breaks
  • invitation to the banquets and dinners
  • local transport Nowy Sącz – Krynica
  • certificate

The organizers can cover travel cost for selected participants. Up to EUR 150,- for participants from Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia; up to 300 Euro for participants from other countries.

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