Apply for the Rīga Conference Future Leaders Forum 2019!


The Rīga Conference Future Leaders Forum will take place in Riga on October 10 – 12, 2019 alongside one of the leading foreign and security policy forums in Northern Europe - The Rīga Conference 2019.

The Forum will give unique opportunity for 30 young, talented and motivated diplomats, journalists, politicians, state officials in-the-making for three days to be a part of numberous panel discussions, Night-Owl sessions, multiple workshops and The Rīga Conference 2019. Forum will cover trending global issues on security of European Union, NATO‘s future path and development, and everyday security issues the whole society should be aware of.

Applicants are encouraged to apply and gain international experience by working with high rang policy makers, world known specialists, different field researcher’s and professors and engaging in intelectual discussions. Participants will not only gain knowledge and new contacts, but also develop their analytical thinking and ability to provide constructive discussions and applicable solutions for global problems. 

We welcome to apply participants with diverse professional and educational backgrounds who share a strong interest in international relations, security and defence issues. Potential participants should be undergraduate or graduate level students, young professionals aged between 20 and 27. All applications are subject of evaluation and only selected candidates will participate at the Forum.

There is no fee for participation at the Forum, however participants must arrange and cover travel costs by themselves.

In order to complete your application, please fill in the application form for The Rīga Conference Future Leaders Forum 2019, submit it, and send your opinion about the chosen topic in a short essay form. You will find all of the topics in the end of the application form here: Application form

Please send your short essays to [email protected]


Deadline – 31st of July!

Results will be announced on August 5, 2019.



For more information please contact:

Ms. Anna Stepena: [email protected]



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