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20th New Faces Conference. Apply now!

20th New Faces Conference: “Citizenship and Political Participation in the Mediterranean Region” in Istanbul, 27 February - 2 March 2014. Application Deadline is 1 December 2013. 

News vom 17.11.2013

The conference is a project of the EU-Middle East Forum, a program for the advancement of Young Professionals at the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP). It is carried out in close cooperation with the Robert Bosch Stiftung, the German Federal Foreign Office, the Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations (ifa), the Kawakibi Democracy Transition Center (KADEM), and the Freie Universität Berlin Cairo Office. Once you have participated in one of EUMEF’s events, you become part of a network that receives information on professional activities of other alumni, grants, scholarships, and other similar programs. Every two years, all alumni of EUMEF meet in Berlin for a reunion. 

The main protagonists and hence target group of the conference are Young Professionals with approximately two to four years of professional work experience (aged around 27-35) in academia, politics, the media, the private sector, and civil society organizations who deal with political issues related to the topic of the conference. Participants should come from Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Turkey, Germany, the UK, France, Spain, Italy, and Greece.

The working language during the conference is English.

To apply, please submit the attached application form and a one-page outline of your intended contribution to the conference. Please read the Call for Applications as well as the Application Form carefully as they explain the details of the application procedure and the conference. The application deadline is 1 December 2013.

The organizers will cover accommodation and provide for travel subsidies based on the country of residence (maximum: 75 € for participants from Turkey, 200€ for participants from Tunisia and Egypt, 300 € for participants from Morocco, 250 € for participants from Spain and 200 € for participants from other EU countries).

More information can be found here->

Please do not hesitate to contact eumef1@dgap.org in case you have any further questions.