Young Leaders XXIV/1 (2017 – 2018)

Young Leaders XXIV (2017-2018)

Basics of a Democracy (10-14 October in Budapest, Hungary)

With the cooperation of Eduardo Frei Foundation, Netherlands

The Robert Schuman Institute started the 24th “Young Leaders” series of courses in cooperation with the Eduardo Frei Foundation (EFF). The first course, entitled “Basics of a Democracy” took place in Budapest between 10 and 14 October. 22 perspective young politicians were delegated by EPP parties from Eastern and South-Eastern Europe and Lebanon to develop skills and enlarge their horizons. The programme included topics such as basics of a democracy, value based politics, sustainable development, the rule of law and fighting corruption, civil society, minority rights, the role of churches as well as communication skills.

The second part of the series will be organized between 21-25 November, and will focus on international and security issues.