Young Progressive Leaders

"Young Progressive Leaders" is a new project of the Democratic Left Foundation and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Romania that aims to bring together young progressives (from all over the country) who want to actively contribute to debates on issues of national importance with social impact.

The project will bring together about 20 participants who will address issues such as: combating poverty, ensuring gender equality, formulating a progressive agenda in the era of digital capitalism, the transition to a green economy that respects the principle of social justice, etc.

Conditions for participation

Anyone between the ages of 20 and 35 can participate by submitting a CV and a topic proposal that they would like to develop during the training program. The proposal should provide relevant information on the problem identified, analyze its implications and end with a suggestion of possible solutions to the problem. The proposal must have 1 page (Times New Roman, 12, 1 line) and be sent to the email address stangademocratic(at)gmail.com by February 28, 2021.

Fields of research

  • Labor / unions / power relations within companies
  • Social benefits in Romania
  • Rights of ethnic / sexual minorities, etc.
  • Women's rights / gender studies
  • Health
  • The transition to a green econom
  • Digitization of the economy and the public sector.

Opportunities in the project

Within the "Young Progressive Leaders" project, participants will be able to:

  • Learn from the best in their fields (university professors, experts or politicians);
  • Meet a lot of people with whom to put their ideas and projects into practice;
  • Participates in the events and projects of the "Democratic Left Foundation" and "Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung";
  • Understands better the structural problems of Romania;

Be part of a group of Alumni that will be formed at the end of the project and with which we will remain in permanent contact.

Romania Office

Str. Emanoil Porumbaru 21
Apartment 3
RO-011421 Bucuresti Sector 1

0040 21 211 09 82
0040 21 210 71 91


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