AnnouncementInt. Youth Forum "Future of Eurasian and European Integration" in Austria

Call for Applications

International Youth Forum

"Future of Eurasian and European Integration: Foresight-2040" 

The Institute for Economic Strategies of the Russian Academy of Sciences (INES), Russia, and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Austria, invite young people from EU countries, Russia, CIS and other countries of the European and Eurasian space to participate in the International Youth Forum "Future of Eurasian and European Integration: Foresight-2040", which will be held on December 4-8, 2017 in Vienna/Laxenburg, Austria.
The Forum will be held in the format of a dynamic strategic game and become the territory of intellectual interaction of talented thinking young people and experts from the EU, the EAEC and other countries of greater European and Eurasian space. Young people will take part in interactive seminars, master classes, presentations, made by senior experts and high-level policy-makers. A powerful intellectual breakthrough in the work of the Forum will be given by the foresight sessions, thanks to which the participants will be able to:
- to identify sources, growth points and key drivers for strengthening the Eurasian and European integration;
- to propose breakthrough technologies and project solutions that can fundamentally change the existing character of relations between the countries of the Eurasian space within the next 20-25 years;
- to identify effective directions and areas in which young people are able to successfully realize their talent, competence and potential.
The final of the Forum will be held as a parallel event of the OSCE Ministerial Council session, which takes place as part of Austria’s chairmanship of the OSCE on December 7-8, 2017 in Vienna. During the session, the two best participants will present the results of the Forum's work - "The Image of the Future of Eurasian and European Integration-2040".
Financial basis for delivery of the Forum: Support of IIASA, INES, Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund, sponsor funds and Organizational Fees of participants (or sending organizations).
In order to form an effective make-up of participants in the Forum, a competitive selection of the incoming application will be held on the basis of information submitted that characterizes personal, creative, business, intellectual qualities and competence of prospective participants.


Interested candidates can send the application to e-mail


DEADLINE:  September 30, 2017 (18.00 Moscow Time).



For details, please contact:
Anaka Satish, Forum Coordinator for Participants
Tel.: +7 (985) 9733474