The Balkan Dialogue 2018 – Sarajevo

The Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund starts accepting applications for participation in the International Conference “The Balkan Dialogue – 2018”, which will take place on April 25-28 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Minolta DSC

The goal of the event is to establish a dialogue of experts and young professionals in the field of foreign affairs, economics, issues of security, international journalism and representatives of the academic community on the Balkan Peninsula on the most urgent topics of the region. Read more

Invitation for 5 Project Participants

Training for organizing and leading international youth activities ‘Together we can’ will take place on 21-30 March 2017 in Durrës, Albania.

The aim of this training course is to provide learning opportunity and capacity building for youth workers, leaders of international youth activities, projects and programs. With this project, we expect youth workers to be able to initiate, develop, prepare, implement and evaluate an independent international project for and with young people. Special emphasis will be given to development of activities and projects based on actual needs of young people, their active involvement in every stage of the project design, preparation, implementation and follow up, as well as for designing projects with clear local impact and multiplying effect. Read more

Peace in the Balkans, Peace in Europe

First Workshop of the Center for European Studies

11 May 2018

Center for European Studies- EPOKA University

In the current scale of globalization, peace becomes a national and international responsibility that requires coordinated action from both national and international agents. The achievement of peace is not only the absence of war, but it also requires a process of positive transformation of political, economic and social structures. Read more

Coaching in the training design – TSW

Training Course

22-25 May 2018 | Tallinn, Estonia

This is a skills-oriented workshop for trainers with a long-term experience in the youth field, who have been in touch with coaching/mentoring practices and want to explore these approaches further when it comes to designing training activities.
Trainer Skills Workshops (TSW) take place twice a year as part of a strategic long-term cooperation between NAs and SALTO T&C RC coordinating European training offers for trainers. It supports ‘advanced trainers’ to exploring a certain area of trainer’s work and related competences of the ETS Competence Model for Trainers (https://www.salto-youth.net/rc/training-and-cooperation/trainercompetencedevelopment/trainercompetences/). Every time TSW has a different thematic focus for certain skills development. Read more

Kick-off Meeting in Ohrid

With the support of the European Commission, the newly created Western Balkans Alumni Association (WBAA) will be organizing its official kick-off event in Ohrid, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, on 15 – 17 March 2018. The event will gather over 300 higher education stakeholders, including students and alumni, Ministry representatives from the Western Balkans, university rectors and student unions, as well as EU officials and business representatives. Read more

Dialogue and Mediation – Uppsala,Sweden

This training provides practitioners, policymakers and researchers with a unique opportunity to explore the use of dialogue and mediation in building and sustaining peace.

The International Training on Dialogue and Mediation will be held in Uppsala on 4-14 June 2018. It builds on 45 years of peace and conflict research and education at Uppsala University, combined with insights from the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation’s ongoing engagement in international policy discussions in the peacebuilding field. Read more