Fully Funded: World Forum for Democracy 2017 in France Conferences International 

Fully Funded: World Forum for Democracy 2017 in France

The sixth edition of the Council of Europe’s World Forum for Democracy will engage with decision-makers, young people and opinion-formers to review novel initiatives and approaches which can enhance democratic practices and help parties and media, but also other political actors, to re-connect to citizens, make informed choices and function optimally in 21st century democracy.


  • Travel expenses and visa costs will be reimbursed upon presentation of the relevant.
    receipts, according to the rules of the Council of Europe.
  • Board and lodging are provided and paid for by the Council of Europe (arrival on Sunday 5th November and departure on Saturday 11th November).


  • Be aged 16-30 (exceptions can be made in special cases);
  • Be resident in Europe; 15 places will be made available for participants from other regions outside the European continent;
  • Be able to communicate and work in English;
  • Be actively involved in civil society democracy initiatives;
  • Be motivated to contribute to developing new ideas on youth and democracy;
  • Be ready to share own challenges faced in relation to populism and its effects on society;
  • Be ready to adopt a solution-oriented approach by bringing in new ideas and visions on the question of populism;
  • Be available to participate fully in the World Forum for Democracy and the
    preparation process beforehand.

Application Deadline: July 11, 2017

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