2015 Economic Forum of Young Leaders in Nowy Sącz, Poland

Deadline: 27 August 2015
Open to: young leaders from EU, Eastern Europe, the Balkans and the Caucasus with communicative knowledge of English and engagement in a political, civic, social or economic NGO and other institutions
Venue: 7 – 11 September 2015 in Nowy Sącz, Poland


Over 350 young leaders from 42 countries meet in Poland to come up with new ideas for the future of Europe. During mutual discussions and workshops new ideas are developed, new inspirations are created and new decisions on taking mutual actions are made. They are meant to generate a change in the future. It is here that future elites acquire their knowledge.

The 10th Economic Forum of Young Leaders takes place between 7th and 11th of September 2015 in Nowy Sącz (south of Poland). The 10th Economic Forum of Young Leaders is the biggest international social and economic meeting of young leaders.

The programme includes panel discussions, lectures, business presentations, thematic workshops focused on the following areas:

  • international security
  • the future of Europe and the Euro-Atlantic zone
  • economic growth
  • youth enterpreneurship
  • business management
  • the leadership and the role and tasks for the young generation in the contemporary world


The minimum criterion is knowledge of English at communicative level and engagement in a political, civic, social or economic NGO or institution/organisation. If candidate meets these standards they assess his/her: experience in work in civic NGOs, political and economic areas and current involvement, additional experience gained in different seminars and courses etc.


All participants need to pay a participation fee. Participation fee covers accommodation, meals, conference materials, certificate and the participation in all panel discussions, workshops and debates of the 10th Economic Forum of Young Leaders as well as in the 25th Economic Forum in Krynica (Partner’s event). Participation fee is 150 EUR, the organizers do not cover travel cost.


All prospective participants need to be less than 35 years old, speak good English and be active in political, social and economic life in an NGO or other institution/organization. The organizers will also assess prospective participants’ experience in the fields of social, economic and political affairs. Participation in courses, trainings, seminars, affiliation to NGOs will be an asset.

The main aim of the Forum is to gather a diversified group of people from different backgrounds and countries, hence the organizers kindly ask to register only one person per organization. For underrepresented countries and regions the organizers can accept more than one participant per organization.
The deadline for submitting applications is 27 August 2015.

In order to apply, register HERE.

If you have any questions, write to:   forum@forum-leaders.eu

The official web-page.


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