The Youth Argus

Young Diplomats Forum 2019 in Brussels

Application Deadline: August 15, 2019

The 13th  Edition of Young Diplomats Forum (YDF) is a meeting of 100 young and aspiring diplomats from over 75 countries  covering every region in the world to tackle hot topics of international affairs.

Previous editions took place in Ankara (September 2013), Mexico (June 2014), London ( September 2014), Greece ( June 2015),  Croatia ( September 2016), Latvia ( September 2017), Malaysia ( September 2018) and London ( July 2019).

The proceedings and workshops of the forum engage young diplomats with Ambassadors, MPs, MEPs, Government officials, Media and Diplomacy experts on different issues of global affairs. In addition, the Young Diplomats Forum is a cultural and entertaining experience that create international friendship amongst participants and engage with institutions in the host country and connect with the place.




  • Diplomacy in the 21st Century ambassadors and leading experts
  • Smart Diplomacy and Digital Diplomacy workshop on the case of the European Union
  • Priorities of Belgium Foreign Policy and parliamentarian diplomacy with members of parliament
  • Session on Belgium’s Soft Power and Brussels as a world’s Leading Diplomatic Hub
  • The Future of the EU: A day long sessions with EU officials and Parliamentarians on EU Foreign Policy, Defence Union and institutional reforms
  • The role of think tanks in Foreign Policy
  • Institutional visits/sessions at the EU Commission, European Parliament, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Belgium, Belgium Parliament and NATO
  • Cultural visits to historical sites and Museums


  • 18-35 years old
  • Interest in International Affairs and Diplomacy
  • Leadership Aspirations

Eligible Regions: Open for All

Application Process

Send your current CV and a personal statement to: that states your leadership aspiration:

  • What impact do you want to have through your career? ( no more than 500 words)

Apply now for more information visit Official link

For Further Queries

For more information about the application process, please feel free to contact via email on or call on +44(0) 208 853 3293

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