Call for Essays: Balkan Debate Academy – Debating towards Cooperation

WESTERN BALKANS – The project Balkan Debate Academy: Debating towards Cooperation is opening a call for essays for high school students from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Kosovo* and Serbia. The best essays which will be selected will receive a full scholarship for participation at the Balkan Debate Academy in Skopje. The project is implemented by Youth Educational Forum in cooperation with Open Communication from Serbia, Centre of Cultivating Dialogue from Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Debate Centre from Kosovo, and it is supported by RYCO within its first Open Call for Project Proposals.

Students who apply for the call can choose one of two topics for essays:

  1. Does our past define our future?
  2. Progress starts with dialogue.

The call for essays is open until October 14, 2018.

The winners of the competition will receive a full scholarship for participation at the international academy Balkan Debate Academy: Debating towards Cooperation.


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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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