Call for Applications: National Essay Competition REACT 2018

NIKŠIĆ – REACT 2018 is open for participants, residents of Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Kosovo*, Macedonia, Albania and Montenegro, 19 – 30 year-old (no need to be students), scholars, researchers and experts working in think-tanks and academic institutions, practitioners, young members of political parties, etc. The project is supported by RYCO within its first Open Call for Project Proposals.

REACT 2018 is taught in the English language. Applicants are expected to be proficient in English.

NOTE :  All interested candidates need to participate at National Essay Competition  (15 June – 31 July)

Within the  „REACT!“, ALPHA Centre and partners announce Open call for essays on the topic:  “Western Balkans in 20 years – challenges and opportunities”


•             The Call is open for candidates from: Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Kosovo, Croatia and Albania

•             Eligible candidates are young persons from 19 up to 30 years interested in topics like: youth policy, Rule of Law, defense, security, democracy and regional reconciliation

•             Essays should be no longer than 3 pages, written in Times New Roman 12, spacing 1,5

•             Essays should be delivered no later than 31 July till 17h. 

The best two authors from each of the WB6 will participate at the Internship REACT program in one of the above-mentioned WB6 in the period 15-22 August.

The best 5 authors from each of the WB6 and Croatia will participate at the Summer School REACT 2018 (3-8 September in Gusinje, Montenegro)

The final decision about winners of the competition will be published on 8 August.


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*This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo Declaration of Independence

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