Civic Academy - Akademia Obywatelska
Applications are now being accepted for Lech Walensa Institute’s project – Civic Academy.
28th September – 2nd October 2011 Gdańsk, Poland
The purpose of the 5-day summer school is to help participants understand the meaning of responsibility both in public service and corporate activities, as well as to discuss critical challenges Europe and world is currently facing. It is aimed at young civil society leaders from Poland, European Union and EaP countries.
Civic Academy is a companion program of the European Forum of New Ideas – business summit organized on the occasion of the Polish Presidency in the Council of the European Union under honorary patronage of Bronisław Komorowski, President of the Republic of Poland, Herman van Rompuy, President of the European Council and Jerzy Buzek, President of the European Parliament.
The program of Civic Academy is twofold. First of all, it’s based on seminars and meetings with distinguished academics and politicians as well as workshops led by experienced coaches projected to equip attendants with better understanding of a meaning of responsibility in public issues. Secondly, it consists of participation in plenary sessions and panel debates during EFNI, providing participants with opportunity to interact with some of the most outstanding businessman from all over the world.
-citizens of European Union or EaP countries
-under 35 years old
-good command of English
-recognized experience in public sector or civil society
Selection of participants is highly competitive and is at the discretion of the organizers. A maximum of 30 young civil society leaders and community organizers will be selected based on merit and geographic balance.
EU Particpants: 100 EUR
EaP Participants: 30 EUR
-Participation in European Forum of New Ideas
Please note that travel costs are to be covered by the participants.
Limited number of applicants from Eastern Partnership countries (Belarus,Ukraine, Moldova, Azarbaijan, Armenia, Georgia) will be offered a travel scholarship.
Applications must be submitted online no later than July 29, 2011.
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