APPLY || LATEST European Development Days (EDD) Young Leaders Program (2022/23)
Do not miss out of the currently ongoing LATEST European Development Days (EDD) Young Leaders Program (2022/23)
Deadline: March 25, 2022
Applications for the European Development Days (EDD) Young Leaders Program 2022 are now being accepted. It provides a unique opportunity for young people from all over the world who have strong expertise and a strong commitment to positive social change to share their views, influence decision-makers and stakeholders, and further develop their leadership skills through participation in the European Development Days.
Those selected as EDD Young Leaders will be invited to participate in High-Level Panels in Brussels in accordance with the regulations in effect as of June 2022, according to the regulations in effect as of June 2022.
‘Global Gateway: Building Sustainable Partnerships for a Connected World’ will be the theme of this year’s EDD conference. Global Gateway is a new European strategy to promote smart, clean, and secure connections in digital, energy, and transportation, as well as to strengthen health, education, and research systems around the world, according to the European Commission. The debates will be divided into five key themes and their connected subjects, which will be discussed in turn.
- Digital: Inclusive and green digital growth | Open and secure internet | Digital and data economies
- Climate and energy: Green and just energy transition | Integrating energy markets
- Transport: Infrastructure connectivity | Green and safe mobility | Urban development, smart and inter-connected cities.
- Health: Security of supply chains and development of local manufacturing
- Education and research: Science, Technology, Innovation and Research | Quality education
- The selected Young Leaders will be invited to speak in High Level Panels at EDD 2022, alongside VIPs and key decision-makers. Though this experience is rewarding, as it gives youth participants a voice as high-level speakers, the allocated time for speaking on the panel can be limited. Thus, they encourage Young Leaders who come to EDD 2022 to participate in other sessions too, including Lab Debates or Brainstorming Sessions, where they will be given more space to express their opinions and share their experiences.
- Applicant must be between 21 and 26 years old on 14-15 June 2022;
- They may be from anywhere around the world.
How to submit your proposal/application for the EDD 2022 program:
- STEP 1: Create a profile.
- STEP 2: Log into your EDD account.
- STEP 3: Submit a proposal for a session, a stand or an exhibition/performance and apply for the Young Leaders Program.
For more information, visit EDD 2022.