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“NATO@70 the road ahead”

Bulgarian Euro-Atlantic Youth Club has the pleasure of inviting participants to the 6th NATO Summer School – a one-week international seminar focusing on current “NATO@70 the road ahead”. The seminar will be held during the period from 3 – 9 June 2019 in Bulgaria. The event is supported by NATO, European Commission Representation in Sofia and Konrad Adenauer Foundation.

This year’s seminar will be focused on numerous and diverse topics such as the NATO@70 campaign, current international crisis, the cooperation between NATO and the EU, the cyber security and NATO challenges and concerns in 2019.  This wide variety of crucial topics will create a forum where young people with different nationalities and backgrounds will have the opportunity to meet with representatives of NGOs, media, representatives of governments, panel discussions, workshops and debates, presented by experts, professors and competitive speakers and last but not least, to discuss and exchange ideas about NATO’s current and future role in the ongoing international threats and challenges. Besides attending a number of intriguing lectures, participants are welcomed to take part in networking activities.

The Bulgarian Euro-Atlantic Youth Club would like to extend an invitation to attend the NATO Summer School 2019 to all young students and professionals, aged between 20-30 years, who have passion for security and defense. For the selected international participants there will be no extra participation fee. Accommodation, food and local transport from Sofia to the venue of the event will be covered by the organizers. Travel expenses from country of residence to Bulgaria are not covered.

In order to apply you need to fill out the application form :

Deadline: 7 April 2019.

5th NATO Summer School

5th NATO Summer School



3 June – 9 June 2018, Mountain Lake, Smolyan, Bulgaria

The Bulgarian Euro-Atlantic Youth Club, supported by NATO, organized a week-long international seminar in the period 3-9 June 2018 in Smolyan, Bulgaria, on the topic “NATO: Strengthening Transatlantic Dialogue and Cooperation in 2018”.

This year’s seminar focused on addressing NATO’s top priority actions for dealing with the challenges in the changing international environment. More specifically, the key topics during the main five days of the seminar included: Bulgaria’s membership and priorities in NATO, #WEARENATO Campaign, the impact of BREXIT on the Common Foreign and Security policy of the EU, the NATO-EU cooperation, the unpredictable behavior of North Korea, the continuing fight against ISIS and terrorism in general, cyber security and cyber defense, the impact of fake news, NATO relations with Russia after the presidential elections in 2018, future enlargement of NATO, and the new role of NATO in Afghanistan among others.

30 young people from more than 16 countries took part in the event. The lecturers were prominent experts and  professors in the field of the international relations. You can see the program of the seminar here: Summer School Draft Program

‘‘Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Friendship” Summer Academy

‘‘Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Friendship” Summer Academy

 Bulgarian Euro-Atlantic Youth Club, Summer Work and Travel Macedonia, Activ Pentru Comunitate are joining forces to organize a summer Academy called ‘‘Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Friendship’’ (ECF). The event, which takes place 6 – 12 August in Dolna Banya, Bulgaria, is sponsored by Erasmus+.

This is an exclusive Summit that presents young entrepreneurs with the unique opportunity of learning from the Best in the Industry, understanding first – hand how to implement business ideas successfully, meeting and networking with accomplished people and most importantly, expanding their entrepreneurial knowledge within an international setting. A series of workshops, seminars and lectures are organized to help participants hone their skills. Participants will further have the chance to meet peers who share their passion and determination for business.


If you are interested, please see the call for participation: Download form for participants


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