“Europe Lab” Forum for Young Professionals in Croatia

Deadline:  1 May 2016
Open to: young professionals between the ages of 25 and 35 years old, from the EU, Russia, and other European states
Venue: 21–24 July 2016 in Croatia – Zagreb and Vukovar


The EU-Russia Civil Society Forum invites young professionals aged between 25 and 35 from the EU, Russia, and other European states to apply for the 2nd edition of the “Europe Lab” Forum, a successor format of the “Pilorama Lab” Project held at the Memorial Centre of the History of Political Repressions “Perm 36” (Russia).

Forum for Young Professionals “Europe Lab” is a unique communication and exchange platform for change makers from all over Europe working in public administration, business, NGOs, universities, think tanks, and other fields of professional engagement.

“Europe Lab” will take place on 21–24 July 2016 in Croatia – Zagreb and Vukovar – with an excursion to the local Memorial Centre of the Homeland War, which keeps memory of all the victims of the Homeland War in former Yugoslavia (1991-1995) and of the Battle of Vukovar (1991) – as a place of mourning and warning for future generations not to repeat fatal faults and atrocities of the past.

The programme of “Europe Lab” 2016 includes four workshops:

  • Wars After 1989 – Is There a Chance for Reconciliation?
  • Brave New Media – A Jilted Generation;
  • Refugees (Un)Welcome – Caught in a Trafficking Jam;
  • Social Entrepreneurship – Rooted in Community.

Each workshop will be curated by a coordinator.

The best common projects, whose ideas were elaborated during the workshops, will be granted. The winners will receive advice from prominent experts in their area as well as coordinators and speakers. The results will be presented at the 7th General Assembly of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum on 1-3 February 2017 in Helsinki, Finland.


Young professionals aged between 25 and 35 from the EU, Russia, and other European states are welcome to apply.


All workshop material, accommodation and meals will be covered by the organizers. Participants will have to cover their travel costs.

How to apply?

In order to apply you should fill in the application form latest by 1 May 2016. You will be informed about the final selection until 16 May 2016.

For more information please visit the official website.

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