WEASA is a summer offer of two-week classes addressed to experts – such as analyst, political advisors, think thank and NGO employees, civil servants, and journalists – coming from Eastern Partnership and Western Balkans countries.
For the last 3 years the WEASA main theme have been issues related to development of new technologies, and their impact on life of an individual, society and politics.
In the current round the Academy will focus first of all on:
- online radicalization and algorithms;
- election security;
- fight against disinformation;
- digital security;
- digital forensics.
WEASA offers more than only lectures – the participants can take part in practical workshops conducted by experts from all over the world and informal debates allowing experience sharing.
The Academy is held for experts from Eastern Partnership countries (Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, and Ukraine) and Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, North Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia). Eligible experts are analysts, political and government advisors, civil servants, NGO employees, journalists, private sector experts, or university teachers specialized in subjects related to European integration, trans-Atlantic relations, cyber security, and media functioning.
Deadline for applications: April 1, 2020, 23:59 CET.
Information for applicants
WEASA 2020 Agenda
WEASA is a joint project of Polish-American Freedom Foundation, College of Europe Natolin, and The German Marshall Fund of the United States. From 2017, Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission has also been a partner of the Academy. Polish-American Freedom Foundation supports Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy under the “Study Tours to Poland” Program managed by the Leaders of Change Foundation.
More information on WEASA can be found on: www.weasa.org