The event will bring together 45 leaders from the BRICS+ countries
The aim of the Forum is to unite the young leaders of Russia and BRICS+ countries, who are engaged in public diplomacy in their territories, into an initiative community aimed at expanding dialogue with each other.
The Forum will become a common space for discussing of the public diplomacy development issues in the world, finding solutions and establishing cooperation among youth leaders. The event will be held in English.
The Forum is organized by the “Russia-BRICS” Project Office for Youth International Cooperation together with the foundation “Ulyanovsk – Capital of Culture” with the support of the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs “Rosmolodezh”.
Partners of the event are Rossotrudnichestvo (Russia); RPO “BRICS. World of Traditions” (Russia); TV BRICS (Russia); NGO “Creative Diplomacy” (Russia); BRICS National Research Committee (Russia); International Youth Edu-Skills Foundation (India); Association of Youth Exchanges of China and Russia (Russia); South African BRICS International Association (South Africa); South African International Students Association (South Africa); Research Center for Education GEBRICS (Brazil); Rossiyskaya Gazeta (RG.ru) (Russia).
According to the organisers, 45 young people (18-35 years old) from the BRICS+ countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa and others), who have experience of participation and/or organizing international youth projects, want to develop their competences in public diplomacy and create joint international projects to implement them after the Forum, have a good level of spoken English, have strong personal motivation to attend the forum, be engaged in the educational process and an interest in development of cooperation with youth organizations from other countries. Also these participants should be ready to work on dissemination of the knowledge acquired during the forum, to participate in all events as outlined by the agenda of the forum, to write an article based on results of the forum on websites and youth portals of delegating and partner organizations, distribute information through social media.
All interested applicants should fill in an online application form till 10pm April 5, 2022 (Moscow time).