SocDem Asia is now calling for applications for the 8th Batch of the Political Management Training for Young Progressives (PMT), an institutionalized regional program that capacitates young, emerging leaders with tools that aid and advance their political work. It also seeks to consolidate these young leaders to help advance collective goals under their progressive leadership in the future. 

PMT offers four (4) modules spread over 4 months. The first three modules will be conducted online, while the 4th module and batch graduation will be done in person in Jakarta. Member-parties and affiliates may endorse up to four (4) applicants per delegation. 

PMT is the flagship training program of the SocDem Asia Academy of Progressive Politics (SocDem APP).

The deadline of applications is on 13 June 2022. 

Read the following before submitting your application:

  • 20-35 years old
  • Shares the values of SocDem Asia: freedom, social justice and solidarity
  • Attended national/advanced trainings of their organizations
  • Country delegation adheres to 50-50 gender quota
  • Endorsed by SocDem Asia member-parties and/or affiliates
  • Committed to attend and complete all modules
  • Speaks and writes basic conversational English
  • Has access to the internet

A qualified participant in the training must complete the following requirements on or before 13 June 2022:

  • Completely filled out application form (below)
  • Filled out endorsement form. Download here and upload through the form below.
  • Online Interview (if necessary)
  • June 13 Deadline of applications
  • June 16 Confirmation of Participants
  • June 20 Social Democracy online
  • June 25 Live Program Orientation 15:00 GMT+8
  • July 20 Political Communications online
  • August 20 Progressive Leadership online
  • September 20-23 Winning Elections; and Graduation face-to-face

Contact SocDem APP Program Manager Bea Reyno at or WhatsApp/Signal +639171328532.