Welcome to the Central Eurasia Leadership Alliance’s Eleventh Regional Leadership Workshop (”CELA 14”).
The CELA offers the opportunity to join some 40 selected peers in a network of talent drawn from ten countries of the Caucasus, Central Asia, Monngolia and Afghanistan. It will assemble some of the region’s most impressive young leaders from the fields of business and civil society for a unique, challenging and intense 10- day leadership workshop and training experience in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.
The purpose of this application form is to provide us with a first introduction to who you are. Please use this application form to share your honest and deep insights into your personal/local/regional/global context of leadership. Admission to CELA Leadership Academy is on the basis of a competitive selection process.
• Please fill out this application form
• Send us your CV and any other background material you would like to share with the Selection Committee.
The general prerequisites for eligibility are that you are between the ages of 28 and 42, and a citizen of one of the following countries: Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Mongolia and Uzbekistan.
After submitting your form, the next step would be for Country Selection Committees to consider your credentials and contact you to arrange an interview. If accepted, further instructions will be provided by CELA staff.
The participation fee for 2018 is $2,000. It partially covers your participation in the Academy (accommodation, food, and program) the rest is subsidized by CELA. Participants are responsible for their own travel and visa expenses to and from Istanbul, Turkey. Accepted participants must make a non-refundable deposit of $500 by June 1 2018. The remaining $1,500 must be paid by July 6th 2018.
If you have inquiries or require clarifications, please write to CELA staff: Zara Janibekyan at firstname.lastname@example.org; Zarina Chekirbaeva at email@example.com and our website www.celaprogram.org is there to help you to familiarize with CELA.