Who can apply? The program is open to applications from young professionals and current students with an active interest in Cultural Diplomacy between European countries.
What will the Weeklong Seminar involve? The program for the Weeklong Seminar will involve seminars and workshops with experts on relations within the European continent including academics, politicians, journalists, and practitioners from other civil society organisations. During this week you will have the opportunity to meet with these figures, discuss key issues with them, and take part in structured group discussions with the other participants.
What is the aim of the Weeklong Seminar? The Seminar aims to inform the participants about the field of Cultural Diplomacy and its importance today, raise awareness of key issues in the relations between European countries, create a network between the Seminar participants, and give them creative ideas and support for future initiatives they can organise.
What happens after the Seminar? After completing the Weeklong Seminar the participants become members of the Cultural Diplomacy in Europe Forum. They are then supported by the ICD in conducting research, in organising and developing leadership initiatives, and are invited to join the ICD Online Forum where they can network with the other Young Leaders from around the world. The Forum activity is aimed at creating sustainable initiatives that bring to the countries of the European region closer together.