Young Leaders for Tomorrow’s Europe Conference

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Participants debate at last year’s YLTE.

Young Leaders for Tomorrow’s Europe (YLTE) is an international conference organized by the For Tomorrow’s Europe initiative and European alumni of the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship.

YLTE 2015
The second edition of YLTE will take place in Bratislava, August 9-15, 2015. Youth from across Eurasia and the United States will learn, debate on and address questions related to the integration of minorities and immigrants, the rise of populism, and the rise of a new security agenda. Through field visits in Slovakia and Hungary, debates with national and European politicians and diplomats on the major international challenges of the day, and thanks to vibrant workshops with experts in their field, participants will leave with knowledge and experience to become the Young Leaders for Tomorrow’s Europe.

Application criteria
YLTE is open to all youth between 18-24 years of age who are interested in international affairs, security issues and minority matters. Applicants will be expected to highlight any experience in these fields and be proficient in English, the conference’s working language. The application form is to be filled out by April 5, 2015. The applicants will be ranked according to their answers and their experience. The first thirty successful applicants will be informed of their selection by April 12.

The U.S. Embassy in Oslo is willing to pay participation fee and travel costs for 1-2 Norwegian participant(s), should they apply and be accepted.

Deadline: April 5, 2015

Download the application form here. (PDF 204 KB – Get Adobe Reader)

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