South Caucasus NATO Summer School - Peace and Security, 13-16 July 2015, Khvareli, Georgia

Publish Date: Jun 23, 2015

Deadline: Jul 03, 2015

Event Dates: from Jul 13, 2015 12:00 to Jun 16, 2015 12:00

Deadline: 3 July 2015

Open to: Young leaders from Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan aged 18-30.

Venue: 13-16 July, Khvareli, Hotel Royal Batoni, Georgia

This conference is supported by NATO's Public Diplomacy Division

The Youth Atlantic Treaty Association of Georgia launches South Caucasus NATO Summer School “Peace and Security” for young leaders from Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan.

With goal of connecting young and motivated generation interested in NATO, regional and international security and cooperation, it is essential to provide a platform for young people to meet, exchange their views and learn new invaluable knowledge that they can share in their communities.

The project goal is to organize a meeting of Georgian, Armenian and Azerbaijani young leaders by bringing them together for 4 days. During this period of time, they will deepen their understanding of NATO’s principles and missions, broaden their knowledge about NATO’s policies and international security, understand what is its role in South Caucasus and how can Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia work together in order to achieve peace in the region and most importantly, to guarantee security from the outer threats in the future. Furthermore, the project will enable young leaders to establish a strong network that will enable a future regional cooperation between young people. Participants will be able to share the knowledge they gained about NATO with their friends on different events and involve more youngsters in the process of integration into and cooperation with NATO after returning to their countries.

*All participants will gather in Tbilisi and depart for Khvareli by bus.
*All participants will receive certificates by the end of the Summer School.
*The working language of the project is English.

The Summer School is open to motivated young leaders from Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan who are willing to get knowledge and experience about NATO related issues and share it in their communities.

All selected participants shall be ready for further cooperation and for implementation of follow-up activities after returning to their home countries.

Participants are required to attend all planned activities during the summer school.

All expenses (travel, accommodation, meals) will be covered by YATA-Georgia with the support of NATO's Public Diplomacy Division.

*Please note that travel costs will be reimbursed after arriving to Georgia and presenting ticket with first name and surname of participant and price on it, up to 25 Euros for Armenian participants and up to 48 Euros for Azerbaijan participants.

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download the file and complete the application form until the 3rd of July and send it together with your CV (in English) to

Selected applicants as well as individuals included in the waiting list will be notified until 6th of July.

All selected participants must have travel insurance, which must cover the full period of the summer school. However, expenses related to obtaining the insurance will not be reimbursed.

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