Young Diplomats Forum (YDF)

Organization: Global Diplomatic Forum

Venue: 6 Mitre Passage

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Jul 11, 2016 / 9:00 am - (GMT) End Date/Time: Jul 15, 2016 / 2:00 pm - (GMT)
Registration Date: Jun 15, 2016 Time: 00:00:00(GMT)
Early Registration Date: May 30, 2016
Abstract Submission Date: May 31, 2016 Time: 00:00:00(GMT)
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The Global Diplomatic Forum is organising the Six Edition of Young Diplomats Forum in London  between the 11 and the 15   of July. Young Diplomats Forum is a global gathering of diplomats and aspiring diplomats below the age of 35. Previous editions took place in Turkey, Mexico, Greece and the United Kingdom and past participants came from more than 150 countries.  The Number of delegates for each edition is limited to 75. The Young Diplomats Forum is well established as  the world's leading meeting for young diplomats in which participants will meet other Diplomats, Ambassadors, Ministers, Members of the parliament, Government's Officials, Journalists, Academics, and Diplomacy Experts and discuss different perspectives of global events. With a group of participants from different backgrounds from across the globe, delegates will not only engage in workshops to develop their knowledge and skills, but also take part in institutional visits to the FCO, House of Parliament, IMO, the EU representation and BBC world



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The Forum will tackle pressing and topical issues related to international affairs from the perspective of young global leaders. It will stimulate and facilitate an advanced exchange of ideas, build trust and become a catalyst for change on a regional and global arena.

Our 2016 programme is varied from foreign policy, to sport and public diplomacy, to energy security and other topics.

The participants present the main actors of the Forum as they form the majority of the presenters and panellists. They will have to carry out


Additional Information

To apply, simply email us a personal statement that is no longer than 500 words. Tell us about yourself, your interests and your plans for the future. Include a current CV and send it to: Upon receiving your application, we will aim contact you within 3 weeks to inform you of the outcome of your application. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please feel free to contact us via email:, or call us on +44(0)208 853 53293

Exhibits included

Our Forum will present an opportunity for interaction and the development of skills for future senior diplomats and future leaders. The Young Diplomats Forum is set up to recognise, enhance and develop the next generation of diplomats and leaders. This community of exceptionally bright and accomplished leaders will gain further insight, tools and opportunities to engage with key stakeholders at a crucial time in their careers and broaden their connection to influential stakeholders.

The YDF will play host to an exceptional elite of young diplomats from across the world in a weeklong event that develops their skills and knowledge in areas around international affairs.

The forum includes exciting field trips, interactive workshops, simulations, case studies, presentations and speeches from leaders from the diplomatic world. The event will excel in facilitating exchange of ideas and fostering international relationships.