The IV Youth Forum of the Potsdam Meetings in Moscow. Call for applications!

29 January 2019

The German-Russian Forum and the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund begin accepting applications for participation in the IV Youth Forum of the Potsdam Meetings. The topic of the coming event is “Development of Digital Cities in Russia and Germany – a New Way to Cooperation”.

Over the past years the topic of digitization and how it can help to improve people’s lives has been becoming more and more important. This topic involves different groups of population – politicians, youth, public figures and business. Building of a dialogue today based on new topics and continuous multilateral interaction in various areas opens a broad field for activities for Russian and German societies. Assessments and recommendations by the youth are very important for development of trends in the future as well as establishing new relations between our countries under conditions of the current global crises.

As new public realities and demands emerge in the world, we are in need of new approaches, expert assessments and recommendations of young experts. They will have to be developed by participants of the IV Youth Forum of the Potsdam Meetings.

The format of the event includes an open exchange of opinions on the most important topics of the digital cities development as well as discussions with the participation of representatives of the government and the expert community of both countries.

Dates of the forum: April 7-10, 2019.

Location: Moscow

Who can become a participant?

Russian citizens: Bachelor’s and Master’s degree students, post-gradates, representatives of the government and NGOs and other experts in IT, international relations, economics and law.

Age of participants: 20-35.

The group of participants will be formed based on results of the contest.

Terms of participation:

The organizers of the forum will cover expenses associated with travel, accommodation (3 nights), transfers around the city and meals.

The participants will have to pay themselves for the trip from airport/railway station to their hotel and back.

How to participate:

In order to participate in the conference, the applicants should complete an application form by February 22, 2019.

Attention of German participants! Detailed information about applying can be found here

Working languages: Russian, German with synchronous interpretation.

Contact information:

Information about the previous events can be found here