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 change makers 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 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:
· Freedom and Captivity - Solidarity in the Present and in the Past
· Climate Change – Where Are You Going?
· 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.
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, LAPAS and Trepuntozero Association as well as supported by the European Commission and the Oak Foundation.
The EU-Russia Civil Society Forum was established in 2011 by non-governmental organisations as a permanent common platform. At present, 153 NGOs from Russia and the European Union are members of the Forum. It aims to foster cooperation among civil society organisations from Russia and the EU and enhance participation of NGOs in the EU-Russia dialogue. The Forum has been actively involved, inter alia, in the questions of facilitating the visa regime, the development of civic participation, protection of the environment and human rights, understanding history, and civic education. Forum's Secretariat is hosted by DRA / German-Russian Exchange.
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