Aspiring to be a Leader?

The unique 5-day intensive course takes place in Joensuu in December 2014, and offers you the opportunity to interact with a network of global peers and international speakers. Scholarships are available to participants from non-profit organisations.

You will gain new knowledge, share your practical experience and work together with your fellow YLP participants, who have international backgrounds in business, research and development, governance and administration.

Apply now to hear our keynote speakers from business, NGOs and government including: IKEA, International Paper, Stora Enso, Mondi Syktyvkarsky, Metsä Group, WWF Russia, FAO, Russian Federal Forestry Agency, Bank of Finland, Finnish Institute of International Affairs and the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

As well as expert lectures, the innovative programme contains interactive discussions, field trips and group exercises, culminating in the opportunity to build, develop and present future scenarios for the Russian forest sector.

Don’t miss the opportunity to improve your leadership skills and knowledge of the forest sector in Russia! Apply by 26 September. Previous applicants need not re-apply. Further information and a detailed programme is available on the YLP website.

The Young Leadership Programme is organised jointly by the European Forest Institute, the Finnish Forest Research Institute, University of Eastern Finland, City of Joensuu and Regional Council of North Karelia, Finland. It is supported by Metsä Group and Ponsse.

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Contact: Elena Kulikova (elena.kulikova @ efi.int)

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