The Gorchakov Fund starts accepting applications for the IV CSTO Academy

29 April 2015

The IV CSTO Academy will take place in Moscow on June 22-26, 2015.


CSTO Academy is a unique project implemented by the Gorchakov Fund, CSTO Secretariat and CSTO Institute.


Participants will have an opportunity to discuss current issues of collective security in the post-Soviet space, communicate with employees of CSTO Secretariat and well-known experts in the field of security, visit military facilities closed to public within the framework of the 3-day program. The event will be traditionally opened by Nikolai Bordyuzha, CSTO Secretary General.


Young professionals in the area of foreign affairs, political science, journalists, NGO representatives and public activists in the age group of 20-35 years from Armenia, Afghanistan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Serbia and Tajikistan are invited to participate. The working language is Russian.


The Gorchakov Fund will cover accommodation expenses and meals during the period of the event. Plane tickets will be purchased at the participants’ expense.


In order to participate in the competitive selection, the applicants need to complete an application form and forward it together with a recommendation letter signed by a head of the organization or a university/academic adviser to The subject line of the message should include “Application for the IV CSTO Academy/Country”.

All the questions related to participation in the event should be addressed to Lyudmila Lapteva