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Apply now to become a Young European Ambassador

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Application Deadline: 24 October 2021

Do you want to become a Young European Ambassador? If you are aged between 16 and 26 and from one of the six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova or Ukraine), the European Union or the United Kingdom*, you can apply now and until 24 October to join the ‘Young European Ambassadors’ initiative. 

The new call has been launched by the ‘EU NEIGHBOURS east’ programme, and is aimed at dynamic and enthusiastic young people, interested in EU affairs and their country’s partnership with the EU. You will need a good level of English, you should be keen to contribute to the development and prosperity of your community and country, and be ready to dedicate sufficient time to be part of civic engagement activities. 

The successful candidates will engage in online and dialogue-driven activities, and represent the youth of their countries both domestically and abroad. They will exchange experiences, discuss matters of direct concern to young people, share best practices, and work together for a better future for their countries.

Eligibility

  • You are a citizen of one of the European Union Member States, the UK or one of the six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova or Ukraine).
  • You are between 16 and 26 years old.
  • You have a good level of English.
  • You are interested in EU affairs and the partnership and cooperation between the EU and your country.
  • You are interested in public diplomacy and outreach activities, and are ready to share knowledge, experience and information.
  • You are motivated in contributing to the development of your community and country.
  • You are interested in voluntary activities and ready to dedicate sufficient time to be part of civic engagement activities.

Application Procedure

After the call for applications is closed, there are few more steps to follow, which require further input from the candidates. Selected candidates will be invited to an interview, afterwards, candidates who successfully pass the interview will be invited to provide additional information (e.g. provide a profile photo, sign consent form, develop a description for the website profile etc) and as a final step, their profiles will be sent for further approval (to the official stakeholders). The process from the date when the call for applications is closed until the final results take approximately eight weeks.

Official Website: Apply now to become a Young European Ambassador

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