The Open Ukraine Foundation announces admission to the Summer School on security and international affairs

11 July 2016, 11:58

The «Open Ukraine» Foundation in cooperation with NATO Information and Documentation Center in Ukraine invites to the Summer School on security and international affairs, which will be held on 25-27 August 2016 in Irpin (Kiev region).

The main tasks of the Summer School:

Creation of practical projects in the field of international relations and security;

Raising awareness of young experts in public diplomacy, security, international relations;

The importance of civil society initiatives to NATO;

Work in groups and team building for effective and speedy results.

The summer school will be consisted of 3 main stages:

  1. Identification and assessment of international security threats,
  2. Team formation and project planning,
  3. Short-term implementation of the project and demonstration of the results during the event.

The key line in all topics are issues devoted to the experience of NATO's public diplomacy and the role of civil and military cooperation (with special accent on civil society initiatives).

Persons from 18 to 35 years - students, representatives of NGOs, young professionals who are interested in issues of international relations, security and NATO are invited to participate in the Summer School.

To participate in the Summer School, please follow the link and fill the registration form:

The deadline for applications is 12:00, 11.08.2016.

Announcement of selection results is 12.08.2016. The number of places is limited.

Working languages of the event is Ukrainian.

Organizers especially engage regional representatives to participate in the training. Travel costs will be covered (ticket price shall not exceed 600 UAH in both directions). Participants will be provided the accommodation and nutrition during the Summer School.

If you have any questions, please contact Alina Maslo by the phone (044) 220 18 40, (067) 214 34 62 or by e-mail [email protected].

For information:

The «Open Ukraine» Foundation is an international foundation, established in July 2007 for strengthening and development of Ukraine’s reputation in the world. The main tasks of the Foundation are improving international reputation of Ukraine and increasing its promotion abroad, promoting international cooperation with Ukraine and public diplomacy.

NATO Information and Documentation Centre in Ukraine (NIDC) was established in May 1997, on the eve of signing the NATO-Ukraine Charter on a Distinctive Partnership, which serves as the founding document for the relationship between NATO and Ukraine. The NIDC is part of the NATO Public Diplomacy Division and was the first information office established by NATO in a Partner country. More information about the Center can be found at following link: