16th Edition of Young Diplomats Forum in London

  • United Kingdom, England, United Kingdom
  • Apply Before : August 28, 2022

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 7310
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement Not Required
  • No. of Opportunity 100
  • Opportunity Type : Self Funded
  • Duration 5 days
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required Yes

Opportunity Description

The Young Diplomats Forum (YDF) is an intensive week-long program that includes institutional visits, workshops, policy simulations, and practical sessions led by top experts from around the world. Created with the intention of identifying, promoting, and developing the upcoming diplomats. This group of extraordinarily talented and successful future leaders will obtain new knowledge, skills, and chances to interact with important stakeholders at a pivotal point in their careers and widen their network of contacts to influence leaders around the world. The 16th edition of the Young Diplomats Forum (YDF) brings together 100 young and aspiring diplomats from over 75 nations, representing every continent, to discuss current international affairs issues.

  • Organized by: Global Diplomatic Forum
  • Deadline: August 28, 2022
  • Program duration: 5-9 September 2022
  • Location: London, UK
  • Number of participants: 100

Program Highlights:

  • At the Global Diplomats Forum, top scholars and ambassadors discussed diplomacy in the twenty-first century.
  • Collaboration between Facebook Europe and digital diplomacy
  • UK foreign policy priorities while engaging in parliamentary diplomacy with lawmakers
  • Think tanks’ role in foreign policy and their collaboration with RUSI
  • The obstacles to UK-EU foreign policy at the London office of the EU
  • Workshop for policy development
  • Negotiations training
  • Seminar on diplomatic savvy
  • Final Act at the House of Lords


Through YDF the participants will have the opportunities and tools to:

  • Participate in the discussion of the most important international diplomatic issue.
  • Meet and converse with diplomats, ambassadors, ministers, lawmakers, government representatives, journalists, academics, and experts in diplomacy.
  • Attend meetings at the European Parliament Representation Office, the Chamber of Commerce, and the EU Commission.
  • Workshops on Smart Diplomacy
  • To advance your career, increase your knowledge, network, and skill sets.
  • Make the Young Diplomats Forum 2022 a lasting legacy


Applicants need to pay a fee of £995 for participation to this program. The participation fee includes:

  • Shared accommodation from 5-9 September 2022
  • Food (breakfast and lunch)
  • Receptions
  • Institutional and cultural visits

For delegates not requiring accommodation, the participation fee is £695.

How to apply?

Interested applicants should send in a personal statement outlining your reasons for wanting to participate in this program. What are your future goals and ambitions in terms of policy. max ( 500 words). Emails should be sent to the submission email below:

Submission Email: ydf@gdforum.org

Apply before 28th August if you require a visa to have enough time for your visa arrangement.

To learn more about 16th Edition of Young Diplomats Forum in London, please visit Global Diplomatic Forum’s website.

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