Meeting Russia is a unique independently-run public diplomacy program for young leaders from the United States, Canada, and Europe interested in Russia. Held in Moscow on March 21–25, 2018, the program focuses on Russia’s foreign policy and its relations with the West. Through meetings with senior Russian officials and top experts and exchange with their peers, 20 international participants will have a chance to address critical issues related to Russia’s role in world affairs and to connect with a diverse professional community.
Meeting Russia is organized and promoted by Creative Diplomacy (PICREADI), a Russian NGO working in the field of public diplomacy. The program is funded by a grant from the Presidential Grant Foundation (Russia).
Creative Diplomacy covers accommodation, meals, and transportation in Moscow and assists with visa invitations.
Participants are responsible for covering costs of their travel to Moscow, insurance, and visa fees (if applicable). A limited number of need-based travel grants are available to reimburse part of travel costs.
The deadline for applications is December 31, 2017. To apply please:
age: 25−35 years;
citizenship: United States, Canada, Europe;
field of activity: representatives of universities, think-tanks and research organizations, media, NGOs, government institutions, the private sector with professional interest in Russian foreign policy.
For more details visit Picreadi official website or email firstname.lastname@example.org.