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.


how to apply?

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) to: ydf@gdforum.org

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


THE WORLD’S LEADING EVENT FOR YOUNG AND ASPIRING DIPLOMATS

Programme

Please CLICK HERE to download the programme



WHY ATTEND?

  • 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


YDF - Join our growing Community 

Contact Us: Email: ydf@gdforum.org: Phone: +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. For delegates not requiring accommodation, the participation fee is £595.


Young Diplomats Forum Brochure



HOTEL 

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.


speakers

  • Lord Hannay, Former UK Ambassador to the UN and Member of House of Lords
  •  H.E Lidia Elisabeth Hayek-Winmann, Ambassador of El Salvador in London (tbc)
  • Professor Ben Bennis, Former Director of the Diplomatic Academy of London
  • Lord Davies, Member of House of Lords
  • Matthew Pennycook, Shadow Minister of Exiting the European Union (tbc)
  • Dr. Nabeel Goheer, Director of Strategic Planning, the Commonwealth Secretariat
  • Simon Anholt, Founder, Good Country  
  • Dr Karin von Hippel, Director General of RUSI
  • Dr. Cornelio Bjola, Associate Professor of Diplomacy, Oxford University
  •  Sean Evins, Head of Government and Politics, Facebook EMEA  (tbc)
  •  Younes El-Ghazi, Chief Executive, Global Diplomatic Forum
  •  Professor Adrian Kendry, Former NATO Senior Defence Economist and Adviser to the 12th NATO Secretary General
  • Rainatou Sow, Executive Director, Make Every Woman Count 
  • Lord Anderson of Swansea, Former Chair of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee and Member of House of Lords
  • Baroness Smith of Newnham, Member of International Affairs Committee, House of Lords
  • Lord Inglewood, Member of International Affairs Committee, House of Lords
  • The Rt Hon. the Lord Clarke of Stone-cum-Ebon, Member of the House of Lords 

how to apply 

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 ydf@gdforum.org or call us on +44(0) 208 853 3293

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR LONDON


contact Us 

For any further information, please contact us:

Email: ydf@gdforum.org

Call Us: +44 (0) 208 853 3293


Past Editions of the Young Diplomats Forum