to be held in August 8-17

CELA applicants must be a mid-career leadership professional between the ages of 28 and 42. They must be citizens of (and resident in) one of the following countries: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. Applicants may come from business, media, civil society, academia and government.

Over 2/3 of recent CELA academy graduates are working in the field of business and entrepreneurship and applicants in that field are particularly encouraged to apply.  Women are strongly encouraged to apply as CELA has a long history of gender equality in the program.

Download the Call for Applicants and the Application, fill them in and return them by 23rd February 2020.

After submission, the Country Selection Committees consider your credentials and will contact you to arrange an interview. If accepted, further instructions will be provided by CELA staff.