The Balkan Dialogue is an annual program of the Gorchakov Fund, which has established itself as a platform for comprehensive discussions, strengthening cultural and historical ties between representatives of the Russian and Balkan youth and enhancement of cooperation prospects.
The goal of the program is to establish a dialogue between experts and young professionals in international relations, economy, issues of security and representatives of academic communities of the Balkan Peninsula on the most important problems of the region.
The program includes discussions of the geopolitical situation in the region, trade and economic activities of the Balkan countries, the role of media in developing a public opinion and political culture in the Balkans, modern challenges for stability and security of the region, prospects of development of relations between the Balkan countries and Russia on the background of the European integration and others. The participants of the project will be able to expand their knowledge of the discussion topics and meet colleagues and like-minded people.Who can participate?
The Gorchakov Fund will cover accommodation costs, meals, cultural program and transfers included in the program. The Fund will provide visa support.How to apply?
Once the call for applications is published, the applicants should complete an application form of the Gorchakov Fund and attach a short bio, links to several publications/videos/podcasts in the media, a photo (face photo, light solid background, vertical position), and recommendation and motivation letters.