Neighbourhood Dialogues: The Future of Energy Security within the V4 countries
Únor 27 - Březen 1
Neighbourhood Dialogues conferences are an initiative of the graduates of Mathias Corvinus Collegium. The project aims to create a platform for multilateral dialogue between the youth of Hungary and the countries of the CEE region and to enhance cooperation among generations based on valuable discussions achieved by the conference.
The theme of Neighbourhood Dialogues 2020 is going to be the Future of Energy Security
within the V4 countries , with an emphasis on the challenges and importance of regional
Venue: Budapest, Mathias Corvinus Collegium
Participants: 50-75 university students or young professionals
Participation, accommodation, meals and local travel expenses are covered for the
During the conference several lectures and presentations will be held for all the attendees to partake in. Moreover, each participant will join a professional group in which a subtopic of the main theme of the conference will be discussed. The planned main divisions would focus on following issues:
- Cooperation within the V4, possibilities of an integrated energy system
- International relationships and position of the V4 countries
- Economic growth and environmental sustainability – enemies or allies?
Workshops, moderated debates and discussions are going to help the groups to elaborate on the problem at hand and propose a solution. Nearing the end of the three-day conference, the different divisions will gather, present their findings to each other and propose their comprehensive strategies concerning energy security.
Alongside professional programmes, the schedule includes numerous recreational activities, which serve the purpose of the participants acquainting themselves with each other in an informal way. Among other things, we will visit some of the most beautiful sites of Hungary’s delightful capital, Budapest. There will be an abundance of opportunities to
socialise in the form of quizzes, games and casual outings, conversations. Furthermore, on
the last evening we will be attending a special cruise dinner on the Danube.
Application deadline: January 30th 2020