Young European Ambassadors

Sector: Youth
Type: Competition
Location: Europe
Deadline: 09 October 2022 at 23:59 Kyiv time
Organiser: EU NEIGHBOURS east’ project

This is an opportunity for young role models that aim to shape the views on the EU among peers in their communities. To do so effectively you are offered volunteering, career building, and young leadership opportunities. 

Every year, new ambassadors join the network of more than 500 young people from 34 European countries. Apply now to be among them. 

The initiative is provided by the EU Neighbours East project. This is one of the thousands of the EU opportunities for Ukraine.

More about the initiative

What do I get?
  • Trips to the EU and countries in Eastern Europe to participate in events like European youth forums, Eastern Partnership conferences, study trips, workshops and more 
  • Regular online hands-on workshops from EU officials, diplomats, journalists, representatives of civil society and companies 
  • A network of 500 active peers that share your interests and can advise you on Erasmus+, EU project job, or taking part in EU cooperation in any other way
  • Community events and active engagement online: talks, workshops, ideathons, pub quizzes, meetings, school visits, fairs, Europe Days or Instagram live debates, online bingos, social media campaigns, vlogs, etc.
Can I apply?

You can become one of the Young European Ambassadors if you:

  • Are a citizen of one of Ukraine, the EU, the UK, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, or the Republic of Moldova
  • Are between 16 and 26 years old
  • Have a good level of English
  • Possess good communication skills and are motivated to work in an international team
  • Are interested in EU affairs and keen to engage online, share information, knowledge, and opportunities with your peers
  • Are ready to initiate, implement and participate in civic engagement activities
What do I need to apply?
  • Completed application form. Elaborate about yourself, experience with the EU-funded projects and activities you would like to implement within the project
  • Motivation letter — up to 300 words
  • Creative task of yourchoice
How do I apply?

Submit the online application form in English till 30 September 2022.

This is the first stage. If your application is successful you will be invited for the interview.

Good to know
  • You can apply, If you will be 16 within one month and are more than six months until you turn 26 after expressing your interest in becoming a Young European Ambassador. 
  • You must be 18 years old to participate in activities involving international travel. Youth aged 16-17 can participate in online events and local activities in their countries.
  • This is a voluntary project offering no remuneration. The programme is designed flexibly not to interfere with your studying or working.
  • The final results after all steps will be announced in December 2022.

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