Euro-Brics Young Leaders Summit in Helsinki

Eastern Partnership Project 2






Dear AEGEEans,

your colleagues from Europe and BRICS invite you to the first Euro-BRICS Young Leaders Summit! This Summit will gather 50 representatives of student and youth organisations from European Union, Federative Republic of Brazil, Russian Federation, Republic of India, People’s Republic of China and Republic of South Africa during two days of discussions and intercultural exchange, in the presence of diplomats and policy-makers.

The Summit content represents a number of breath-taking topics:

1. Ensuring youth participation in tomorrow’s global system of governance:

  • How to be part of the decision-making processes?
  • How to lobby your initiatives?
  • How to move from “Think-tank” to “Do-tank”?

2. Placing student mobility in Europe and in the BRICS at the heart of the emergence of a multicultural global citizenship

3. Sustainable development:

  • Inventing the conditions for non-socially disruptive employment mobility
  • Acknowledging the need to combine economy and sustainability
  • Shaping sustainable development goals 2020

4. Getting to know each other through the intensification of Euro-BRICS cultural exchanges (festivals, sport events, common exhibitions…)

5. Science and technology. Opportunities on the EU- BRICS level

Interested? If you are under 35, reside in Europe or one of BRICS countries, represent student of youth organisation – you have high chances. So, Apply now ! Application window is opened till 10.05.2015. Selected participants will be provided with travel and accommodation grants.

Hope to meet you personally in Helsinki this June!

Your Comité Directeur and Eastern Partnership Project