Young Leaders XXIV/2 (2019 – 2020)

Young Leaders XXVI/2 (2019-2020)

International and Security Issues (12-16 November in Vienna, Austria)

in  cooperation with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Multilateraler Dialogue Office (KAS) and Eduardo Frei Foundation, the Netherlands

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 24-28 September. 15 perspective young politicians were delegated by EPP parties from Eastern, South-Eastern Europe and Lebanon to develop skills and enlarge their horizons.

The second part of the series was organized between 12-16 November and focused on international and security issues. The main topics were the post-Cold war institutional order, crisis management in the international system, functioning and structures of the European Union, integration process, enlargement policy of the EU and Neighbourhood Policy, NATO and EU in the current security architecture, relations with Russia, demography, migration and energy as security factors, international communication and shaping the image of a country.

The third part of the series is going to take place between 21-25 January, 2020 where we deal with the challenges in the economic and social life.