Young diplomats forum

8th edition - london

3rd-7th july 2017

The Young Diplomats Forum (YDF) is an intensive week long programme of practical sessions, workshops, policy exercises and institutional visits delivered by world leading experts.

Set up to recognise, enhance and develop the next generation of diplomats. This community of exceptionally bright and accomplished future leaders will gain further insight, tools and opportunities to engage with key stakeholders at a crucial time in their careers and broaden their connections to influence global leaders.



  • Contribute to the debate on the top of the global diplomatic agenda
  • Meet and interact with diplomats, ambassadors, ministers, members of the parliament, government's officials, journalists, academics, and diplomacy experts
  • Attend sessions at  Parliament, Chamber of Commerce, EU Commission and European Parliament Representation Office 
  • Workshops on Smart Diplomacy 
  • Increase your knowledge, contacts and skills sets to boost your career
  • Create a lasting legacy of Young Diplomats Forum 2017

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Contact Us: Email: Phone: +44(0)208 853 3293

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Young Diplomats Forum Brochure


Delegates will be staying at the Hotel Intercontinental 02.

Delegates will be staying in shared accommodation. If you require a single room, this will be an additional cost, depending on the rates offered by the hotel. Shared accommodation includes a twin room with 2 separate beds.

Applications are now open 

Applications are now open. To apply for this year's Young Diplomats Forum in London, you will need to send us a current CV and  personal statement ( no more than 500 words). 

For more information about the application process, please feel free to contact us via email on or call us on +44(0) 208 853 3293

participation Fees

The Participation fee is £895.  The participation fee includes shared accommodation from  the 2nd - 7th July. Food (breakfast and lunch), receptions, transportation during the forum and institutional and cultural visits are all included within the fee.

Past Editions of the Young Diplomats Forum