Apply now: new call for Young European Ambassadors
October 5, 2021

Apply now: new call for Young European Ambassadors

Do you want to become a Young European Ambassador? If you are aged between 16 and 26 and from one of the six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova or Ukraine), the European Union or the United Kingdom*, you can apply now and until 24 October to join the ‘Young European Ambassadors’ initiative. 

The new call was launched on 4 October by the ‘EU NEIGHBOURS east’ project. To apply, you need to be:

  • a citizen of one of the European Union Member States, the UK or one of the six Eastern partner countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova or Ukraine);
  • between 16 and 26 years old;
  • with a good level of English;
  • interested in EU affairs and the partnership and cooperation between the EU and your country;
  • interested in public diplomacy and outreach activities, and ready to share knowledge, experience and information;
  • motivated in contributing to the development of your community and country;
  • interested in voluntary activities and ready to dedicate sufficient time to be part of civic engagement activities.

Successful candidates will engage in online and dialogue-driven activities and represent the youth of their countries both domestically and abroad. You can find out more on the Young European Ambassadors webpage, which includes a comprehensive FAQ to answer all your questions.

To apply,  applicants should complete this online application form by Sunday, 24 October, 2021. Applicants are asked to express their motivation and to carry out a creative task to support their application. 

The Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) initiative is a non-political, voluntary, vibrant communication network connecting and building bridges of friendship among young people from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova, Ukraine and the EU Member States and the United Kingdom. 

Find out more


Online application form

Young European Ambassadors and Frequently Asked Questions

Meet the current YEAs

*Having participated in the Young European Ambassadors initiative since its creation in 2016, young people from the United Kingdom continue to participate and be eligible to join the YEAs.


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