Reconciliation that transcends boundaries cannot be provided by a walled Europe but only by a continent that removes the decisive elements from its borders. Richard von Weizsaecker, 1985 Connecting Europe is the goal of the Carl Friedrich Goerdeler-Kolleg for Good Governance of the Robert Bosch Stiftung – a four-week international professional development program for young executives from the public sector (public administration, public companies, non-profit organizations, etc.) from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Turkey and Ukraine.
20 young professionals are invited to participate in seminars on “Management and Communication in Society, Administration and Politics” in Berlin and Warsaw fromSeptember 11 until October 7, 2011. In a follow-up project they will contribute to future cooperation in Europe.
The Kolleg is a program of the Robert Bosch Stiftung and conducted as a joint project with the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) and the Representation of the European Comission in Germany. Guenter Verheugen, former vice-predident of the European Commission, accompanies the participants as director of the Kolleg. Further information is available under www.goerdeler-kolleg.de in the subsection regarding the Kolleg 2011. Application deadline is set for February 28, 2011.