(Berlin,Brussels, Washington D.C. & New York City; June-July, 2013)
The ICD Young Leaders´ Forums are international networks of like-minded young individuals with an interest in developing, supporting, and sustaining intercultural relations. Over the past decade, the ICD Young Leaders’ Forums have grown to become one of Europe’s largest independent cultural exchange organizations, hosting programs that facilitate interaction among young individuals of all cultural, academic, and professional backgrounds from across the world.
We are currently accepting applications for the following conferences:
Europe Meets China: A Forum for Young Leaders
(Berlin, June5th – 9th, 2013)
Cultural Diplomacy in Africa: A Forum for Young Leaders
(Berlin; June 24th – 28th, 2013)
The USA Meets Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders
(Washington D.C. & New York City; June 24th - 28th, 2013)
The Europe Meets Russia: A Forum for Young Leaders
(Brussels, July1st – 5th, 2013)
Cultural Diplomacy in Europe: A Forum for Young Leaders
(Brussels; July3th – 7th, 2013)
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The Europe Meets China Conference: A Forum for Young Leaders
“The European-Chinese Cooperation: Political, Economic and Cultural Dimensions”
(Berlin, June 5th – 9th, 2013)
Europe Meets China: A Forum for Young Leaders (EMC) is a network of students and young professionals who have an interest in exploring and strengthening the relations between Europe and China. Participants join the forum by taking part in a EMC Weeklong Seminar, following which they are encouraged to conduct their own research and organize their own activity in the field. ICD Weeklong Seminars are targeted at students and young professionals with an interest in the European-Chinese relationship.
About EMC Weeklong Seminars
Europe Meets China: A Forum for Young Leaders (EMC) is open to all individuals with an interest in exploring and strengthening the European-Chinese relationship. To join the forum you must take part in one of the EMC Weeklong Seminars, which will be held every 4-6 months. Once they have joined the EMC Forum, members are supported by the ICD in organizing leadership initiatives, conducting academic research, and are invited to join the ICD networks enabling them to share information and communicate with like-minded individuals across the world. Participation in the week-long seminar, gives each participant the chance to learn about cultural diplomacy, to get to know the ICD and receive the necessary introduction to participate successfully in the EMC Forum.
The Europe Meets China (EMC) is open to young professionals and students with an interest in exploring and strengthening the European-Chinese relationship.
The speakers during the conference will include leading figures and experts from international politics, academia, the diplomatic community, civil society and the private sector, from across the world. These speakers will include a number of individuals from the ICD Advisory Board.
Certificate of attendance
All participants will be awarded an official certificate of attendance upon completion of the program, which will provide details of the speakers who took part and the topics discussed. Each certificate will be authorized by members of the ICD's Advisory Board.
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