Frequently Asked Questions
Should the paper be an academic analysis, or rather an essay?
The papers can either be an academic analysis or an essay, according to your preferences, possibly including personal input. However, the main objective of the papers is to provide useful and original insights to the dialogues, in order to provide input for the discussions, action plans and policy recommendations.
Is it possible to submit more than one paper?
It is possible to submit papers for different topics. Yet, not more than one paper will be accepted for the same topic.
What font should I use? What format do you prefer for the document?
Please use the font Arial 10 or similar with a single line spacing. Documents created using Word and Open Office are preferred.
When is the deadline to submit the papers?
8 December 2011
I am 36 years old, can I participate?
35 is an absolute limit for participation as it is the objective to include young people’s voices in the policy debate. Therefore, applicants born before 8 December 1975 will not be taken into consideration.
Does the paper need to be academic with a full references and citation, to be possibly published, or an article, like the press or the conference article?
An academic article is not (yet) required, although it would be important to include references and citation if applicable.
Who is participating in the dialogue? Can I read their papers?
More information about the participants and their papers will be publicly distributed after the events.