[artinfo] CfA: Forum for Young Professionals
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CfA: Forum for Young Professionals Europe Lab",
21-24 July in Zagreb and Vukovar/Croatia
The EU-Russia Civil Society Forum invites young
professionals aged between 25 and 35 from the EU,
Russia, and other European states to apply for
the 2nd edition of the "Europe Lab" Forum, a
successor format of the "Pilorama Lab" Project
held at the Memorial Centre of the History of
Political Repressions "Perm 36" (Russia).
Forum for Young Professionals "Europe Lab" is a
unique communication and exchange platform for
change makers from all over Europe working in
public administration, business, NGOs,
universities, think tanks, and other fields of
Main goals of "Europe Lab" are to enable
cross-sector cooperation and promote exchange of
ideas, develop partner networks, and encourage
common projects of young professionals in Europe
in several areas.
The working language of the Forum is English.
"Europe Lab" will take place on 21-24 July 2016
in Croatia - Zagreb and Vukovar - with an
excursion to the local Memorial Centre of the
Homeland War, which keeps memory of all the
victims of the Homeland War in former Yugoslavia
(1991-1995) and of the Battle of Vukovar (1991) -
as a place of mourning and warning for future
generations not to repeat fatal faults and
atrocities of the past.
The programme of "Europe Lab" 2016 includes four workshops:
Wars After 1989 - Is There a Chance for Reconciliation?
* Brave New Media - A Jilted Generation
* Refugees (Un)Welcome - Caught in a Trafficking Jam
* Social Entrepreneurship - Rooted in Community
Each workshop will be curated by a coordinator.
The best common projects, whose ideas were
elaborated during the workshops, will be granted.
The winners will receive advice from prominent
experts in their area as well as coordinators and
speakers. The results will be presented at the
7th General Assembly of the EU-Russia Civil
Society Forum on 1-3 February 2017 in Helsinki,
Finally, "Europe Lab" graduates are invited to
join the permanent young professionals' platform
at the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum, to lead and
play a role in a number of future initiatives.
Costs for workshops, accommodation, and meals are
covered by organisers. Travel costs are borne by
Applications can be submitted until 1 May under
We're looking forward to receiving your application!
Forum for Young Professionals "Europe Lab"
44, Bad St., 13357 Berlin
Tel: +49/30/44 66 80 0
Fax: +49/30/44 66 80 10
E-mail: <mailto:events at eu-russia-csf.org>europelab at eu-russia-csf.org
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