Young Leaders XXVI/1 (2019 – 2020)

Young Leaders XXVI (2019-2020)

Basics of a Democracy (24-28 September in Budapest, Hungary)

In cooperation with Eduardo Frei Foundation, Netherlands and the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Hungarian Office

The Robert Schuman Institute started the 26th “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 24 and 28 September. 15 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 12-16 November in Vienna, and will focus on international and security issues.