ROME/WESTERN BALKANS – The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation is proud to convene the EU-Balkan Youth Forum next 22-26 November in Rome, gathering students from all over Europe to discuss the common challenges of the future of Europe and full membership of Balkan countries.
Organized with the lead of the Regional Cooperation Council (Sarajevo), together with the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (Tirana), the Centro Studi Politica Internazionale (Rome) and Osservatorio Balcani Caucaso Transeuropa (Trento), the Forum will unite 78 students, 10 mentors and a number of policy makers from across Europe, in order to gather new inputs and ideas and chart a common path for further action. Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio will attend the final session himself, in order to report the results to the Conference on the Future of Europe.
The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation will also set aside funds for the network to develop future projects based on the discussions at the Forum on institutional, economic and social issues.
Applications are welcome from university students from all EU Member States and Balkan countries, with a proven interest in EU integration and social activism. The agenda and application form are available at www.eubalkanforum.org.
Applications are welcome until 15th October, 2021.