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Young Leaders Program 2013, Aspen Institute Romania‏




Call for Nominations


The flagship program of the Aspen Institute Romania for the last 6 years, the Young Leaders Program, has reached its 7th edition. We hope this year's program will bring increased regional participation and create additional diversity and relevance for a growing Network of more than 120 Aspen Fellows, covering 12 countries.


What is it about?


The Young Leaders Program gathers each year around 20 high-profile young leaders from the region with a clear two-fold goal: to promote and advance progressive leadership within society; and to develop the regional network, based on shared values and common interests. Participants are required to have a high level of English fluency, as it is the working language of the program. Aspen Institute Romania will cover tuition costs, accommodation and meals, leaving participants to only cover their transportation expenses to and from Romania.

The program consists of four modules in Romania and has the following structure:


Module I: 15 - 21 April, 2013
Module II: 10 - 16 June, 2013
Module III: 16 - 22 September, 2013
Module IV: One-day event in December 2013 (tbd)


Who can participate?


The Program addresses people between the ages of 25 and 35 having achieved significant professional positions and accomplished results within their area of activity. Candidates should have demonstrated leadership potential, a record of initiative andentrepreneurship and a proven civic interest. We welcome candidates from: Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Hungary, Kosovo, Macedonia, Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine.


How?Nominations can be made by submitting the following documentation in English: theNomination Form (the nominator should be an Aspen Member, Aspen Fellow or a leader of the community, who can underline the candidate's suitability for the program), a letter of recommendation and the candidate's CV together with a letter of intention. The files are to be sent in PDF format to our Program Coordinator, Ms. Sorina Campean at sorina.campean@aspeninstitute.ro, by February 3rd, 2013.