Millennial Leaders: Politics of the Digital Environment

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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

Millennial Leaders: Politics of the Digital Environment

The Robert Schuman Institute in partnership with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Hungarian Office organizes a practical training entitled “Millennial Leaders: Politics of the Digital Environment” for delegates of youth wings of EPP sister parties of Central European countries.

 

Dates:

 

3 working days as follows

11-13 February, 2020 (Budapest, HUNGARY)

arrival: Monday, 10 February (in the afternoon)

departure: Thursday, 13 February (after lunch)

 

The program will be finalized based on selected participants’ expectations.

Goals and objectives:

  • To analyse both positive and negative implications of Europe’s digitalisation;
  • To look into opportunities for the Millennial generation offered by tech innovations in political communication;
  • To discuss ways of enhancing relevance of mother parties for their generational cohorts.

More specifically, we will follow up on our major initiative addressing the involvement of Millennial youth in political and public life, with this seminar providing an idea exchange platform where participants and experts could:

  • explore specific policy scenarios for education, innovation and digital economy, impact on youth employment, challenges and opportunities for Millennials in a digitalised Europe, and;
  • identify the most effective strategies for boosting Millennials’ active contribution to public discourse and policy influence with regard to digitalization.

Target group: 18 young activists and politicians belonging to the Millennial generation (age: 18-25) delegated by Central European EPP affiliated parties from the following countries: Croatia, Czechia, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia.

  • applicants born between 1995 – 2002
  • high level written and oral English proficiency
  • holding a position in the media/communication unit or similar in the youth organisation or the party
  • reference by an EPP member party or partner organisation

Working language: English (no interpretation will be provided).

 

Contact persons:

 

 

Evgenia JARABIK, Project Manager, evgenia.jarabik@schuman-institute.eu

Evelin MISTI, Project Coordinator, evelin.misti@schuman-institute.eu

Application process a completed online application form

Deadline for submission: 27 January, Monday, end of business

Conditions of  Participation:  

Participants must attend ALL THREE WORKING DAYS of the event.

 

Financial Arrangements*

The costs of the course, including lectures, trainings as well as costs of board and lodging will be covered by the organizers. (Participants will be accommodated in double rooms.)

Participants should have their international and local travel costs be paid by their delegating party or by themselves.

Should you require any further information about the events, please do not hesitate to contact Evgenia Jarabik, Course Leader.