International Afghanistan Student Conference 2011

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Important: Deadline extension for nationals from Benelux, Spain, Turkey, & UK! Apply no later than August 24, 2011.

When diplomats and politicians gather in Bonn to discuss the future of Afghanistan in December, 60 students from ISAF countries, Afghanistan and Pakistan will have a chance to do the same – just a few meters away. Based on first-hand information from and discussions with conference participants and independent experts, you will work on your own solutions on the many challenges facing Afghanistan today.

The Afghanistan Student Conference will take place in Bonn, Germany on December 4-7, 2011. Full board and lodging will be provided and your active participation can be supported by a limited allowance up to €200.

We welcome your applications if you are an exceptional student or young professionals, aged 20-30 and are have a strong interest in Afghanistan and the region. Studies and/or experience in the fields of international relations, development cooperation, defense/security, journalism, international business, and academia are desirable.

Applicant requirements:
• Students and young professionals age 20-30
• Afghan, Pakistani or an ISAF country citizenship
• Strong interest in Afghanistan and the region
• working knowledge of English

If you are interested, please submit the following materials (in PDF format) to ed.segltatd|csa#ed.segltatd|csa not later than July 24, 2011:
• Current CV
• Application form
• Short (250-500 words) essay on the topic of “The Afghan Conflict - Perception and Perspectives“

PLEASE NOTE that late or incomplete applications will not be considered.

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