Call for applications to participate in Dialogue in the Name of the Future – 2017

08 September 2017

On November 15-21, research and educational program “Dialogue in the Name of the Future – 2017: Russia and the World around a Century Later” will be held in Moscow for the seventh time.

This year it has been included into an official plan of events dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the revolution of 1917 in Russia. Organizers of the project are the Primakov Center for Foreign Policy Cooperation and the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund.

“Dialogue in the Name of the Future” is an annual research and educational program for young experts, whose professional interests are focused on foreign policy, international relations and public diplomacy.

Our project is a platform for a discussion of current international issues and receiving information about a Russian perspective on urgent issues of the global agenda. Traditionally, a meeting of Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov with participants of the project is organized within the framework of the program.

We are happy that Dialogue in the Name of the Future has been recognized as an important and prestigious youth public and political project, and this year is implemented, among others, with the support of a grant of the President of the Russian Federation for Development of the Civil Society provided by the Presidential Grants Foundation.

What opportunities does Dialogue in the Name of the Future provide?

  • to discuss current agenda with Russian and foreign analysts and experts;

  • to analyze consequences of the revolution of 2017 for the modern system of foreign affairs;

  • to meet with prominent public leaders and politicians;

  • to visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia and personally ask Minister Sergey Lavrov a question;

  • to exchange opinions with participants from other countries;

  • to learn firsthand about events in neighboring countries;

  • to find new friends and partners.

Who can become a participant?

  • young experts in the field of foreign affairs, political scientists, economists, lawyers, journalists, historians;

  • representatives of NGOs engaged in the issues of international cooperation and public diplomacy;

  • young diplomats and representatives of governmental agencies;

  • graduate and post-graduate students, instructors of field-specific educational institutions.

More information about the program and how to participate can be found here in Russian.