#EuropeLab Forum for Young Professionals in Gdańsk

The EU-Russia Civil Society Forum invites young professionals aged between 25 and 35 from the EU, Russia, and other European states to apply for the Annual “Europe Lab” Forum.

Forum for Young Professionals “Europe Lab” is a unique communication and exchange platform for changemakers from all over Europe working in public administration, business, NGOs, universities, think tanks, and other fields of professional engagement.
Main goals of “Europe Lab” are to enable cross-sector cooperation and promote an exchange of ideas, develop partner and professional networks, and encourage common cross-border projects and initiatives all over Europe.

The working language of the Forum is English.

“Europe Lab” will take place on 27–30 July 2017 at the European Solidarity Centre in Gdańsk, Poland.

The programme of “Europe Lab” 2017 includes:

Workshops:
• Freedom and Captivity – Solidarity in the Present and in the Past
• Climate Change – Where Are You Going?

Innovative Formats:
• Gdańsk in the Spotlight – City Development Hackathon
• 360° Story – Multimedia Telling
Each format will be curated by a coordinator.

The best common projects, whose ideas were elaborated during the Forum, will be granted. The results will be presented at the 8th General Assembly of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum in 2018.
Finally, “Europe Lab” alumni are invited to join the young professionals’ platform at the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum, to lead and play a role in a number of future initiatives.
Costs for workshops, accommodation, and meals are covered by organisers. Travel costs are borne by participants themselves.
Please submit your application until 1 May 2017 here.

For more information about the event, please go to ERCSF official website.

Forum for Young Professionals “Europe Lab” is organised by the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum in cooperation with the European Solidarity Centre and DRA / German-Russian Exchange as well as supported by the European Commission and the Oak Foundation.

Baltic Sea Youth Dialogue for young journalists

The Solidarity Academy of the European Solidarity Centre in cooperation with the Council of the Baltic Sea States is looking for 16 active, aspiring and young (20-30 years old) journalists from the member and observer states of CBSS who are willing to improve their editorial and journalism-related skills and engage themselves into the international networking process by taking part in the 2016 Baltic Sea Youth Dialogue.

The week-long seminar (13-20th November 2016) is an international project aimed at inspiring and supporting the development of the young intellectual elites in the Baltic Sea region.
At the workshops and lectures held during the Solidarity Academy-Baltic Sea Youth Dialogue in Gdańsk and Kaliningrad, 16 young journalists will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and improve their skills in such issues as geopolitics or liberation movements on both a local and global/ European scale and the Baltic Sea region in particular.

For more information about the event, please find attached the call for applications.

To register for the competition please fill out the online registration form.