YOUNG DIPLOMATS FORUM

11TH EDITION -

malaysia - kuala lumpur

3rd-7th september 2018

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.


highlights of the week

  • Diplomacy in the 21st Century ambassadors and leading experts at the Global Diplomats Forum
  • Policy development workshop 
  • Negotiations workshop 
  • Smart Diplomacy workshop
  • Priorities of Malaysia's Foreign Policy with members of Parliament and officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • All delegates will be attending the exclusive Asia Diplomatic Summit
  • 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
  • Workshops on Smart Diplomacy 
  • Cultural Visit, receptions and performances
  • Create a lasting legacy of the 11th edition of the Young Diplomats Forum 2018

HOW TO APPLY?

Applications are now open. To apply for this year's Young Diplomats Forum in Malaysia you will need to send us a current CV and  personal statement that states your leadership aspiration: What impact do you want to have through your career? ( 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

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 15th August 2018


PARTICIPATION FEES

The Participation fee is £695.  The participation fee includes shared accommodation from  the 2nd -7th September 2018. Food (breakfast and lunch), receptions,  institutional and cultural visits are all included within the fee. For delegates not requiring accommodation, the participation fee is £495


HOTEL 

Delegates will be staying at the Park Royal Kuala Lumpur

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.


CONTACT US 

For any further information, please contact us:

Email: ydf@gdforum.org

Call Us: +44 (0) 208 853 3293


Past editions

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Programme 

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speakers

  • H.E YB Dato' Saifuddin Abdullah, Minister of Foreign Affairs  
  • HE Senator Marzuki Yahya, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs ,
  • HE Ambassador Grégoire of Belgium,
  • HE Dag Juhlin-Dannfelt, Ambassador of Sweden, 
  • Tan Sri Michael O.K.Yeoh, Chief Executive, Asia Strategy And Leadership Institute , 
  • Younes El-Ghazi, Chief Executive of Global Diplomatic Forum, 
  • Jonathan Paris , Senior Adviser , the Chertoff Group

testimonials

TO HEAR FROM MORE PAST DELEGATES

CLICK HERE to hear from more past delegates


PHOTO GALLERY 

Click here to view the gallery of past GDF events


brochure

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