Rule of Law Academy

Rule of Law Academy for Eastern Partnership countries

We are pleased to inform that the Robert Schuman Institute (RSI) in cooperation with its partners is organizing a series of online and offline events within the framework of “Rule of Law Academy for Eastern Partnership countriesto be held as follows:

  • Module 1: September 30-October 1 (Thursday – Friday) online on Zoom platform
  • Module 2: October 28-30 (Thursday – Friday – Saturday) in Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Arrival October 27, Wednesday evening; departure October 31, Sunday morning
  • Module 3: November 25-27 (Thursday – Friday – Saturday) in Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Arrival November 24, Wednesday evening; departure November 28, Sunday morning
  • Module 4: dates tbc in Brussels, Belgium, and the Hague, the Netherlands*
NOTE: Organizers reserve the right to change the venues, locations, dates, structure, and content of the series. 

Attendance and active participation in all sessions within the program is a must!

The event will welcome 15 young professionals / advisors of the centre-right wing political parties and their parliamentary groups in Armenia, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine with a demonstrated background and motivation for improvements to the rule of law in their respective countries.  

Main objectives:

  • to engage fledgling political elites in activities aiming to strengthen RoL institutions;
  • to familiarize participants with specific practices and tools for effective parliamentary or governmental work as well as advocacy planning and implementation in opposition;
  • to identify the existing regional good practices and gaps that are crucial to address to stimulate regional cooperation among young politicians of the EPP sister parties in EaP;
  • to enhance ties between EaP regional representatives and EU member state politicians and experts.

Participant selection criteria:

  • High level of written and oral English proficiency
  • Applicants born between 1986-1999
  • Completed application package including official reference letter signed by a party presidency member
  • Demonstrated background in working with rule of law issues

Working language:

  • English (no translation will be provided)

Application form can be found HERE

Deadline for applications: September 20 (Monday) 2021, end of business

Should you have any questions with regard to this program, please contact the responsible Project Manager Evgenia Jarabik at