Apply: EDD Young Leaders Programme 2016 – Brussels, Belgium

Apply: EDD Young Leaders Programme 2016 – Brussels, Belgium

Deadline: March 18, 2016

Applications are now open for Young Leaders to participate in the 2016 European Development Days (EDD) forum taking place 15-16 June 2016 at Tour & Taxis in Brussels, Belgium. This is your chance to be one of 16 Young Leaders at EDD 2016, speak on a high-level panel, and showcase your development work to global audiences. You will also take part in activities and workshops, share their views, draft recommendations and meet with development decision-makers from around the world.

Are you aged between 21 and 26 and proactive about finding solutions to the world’s most pressing problems? Are you ready to sit shoulder to shoulder with world leaders at a global forum on international development?

About EDD

The European Development Days (EDD) are the leading forum on development and international cooperation in Europe. Organised by the European Commission, the forum brings the development community together each year to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire new partnerships and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. They are an incubator of new ideas to inform our shared aim of a poverty-free, sustainable and fair world where everyone has a chance at a decent life.


To apply, you must be:

  • 21 – 26 years old
  • An expert in your field
  • Committed to solving the world’s most pressing problems
  • Willing to debate with leaders from all around the world

How to Apply

Applicants must show leadership and knowledge in one of the EDD 2016 topics, demonstrate expertise in their chosen field, and explain how they will represent young people at the forum.

Start your online application.

For more information, visit EDD Young Leaders Programme.