Established in 2008, YPFP Brussels brings a distinctive non-partisan policy discussion to a vibrant network of young professionals in the capital and heart of Europe. A strong and diverse community of members drawn from the civil service, politics, think-tanks, business, NGOs, and graduate schools, join together for honest, informed and thoughtful discussion of international affairs.

From skills workshops and panel debates to YouTube interviews, young professionals have a voice on the issues that matter. Brussels members have the opportunity to hear from some high-level speakers including President Barack Obama, OSCE Secretary General Lamberto Zannier, Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy at NATO and now the President of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, Vice-President of the European Commission Kristalina Georgieva, Chief Executive of the European Defence Agency Claude-France Arnould, Foreign Minister of Bulgaria Daniel Mitov, Gordon Brown, Former UK Prime Minister, Igor Luksi, Former Montenegrin Prime Minister, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, former NATO Secretary General, Ambassador Alexander Vershbow, NATO Deputy Secretary-General and the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.

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Briefing from Intensive Training in Soft Skills Diplomacy at International School of Protocol Diplomacy (ISPD) Brussels (29 May – 1 June 2017)

Brussels has been my new home since the past few years when I moved here for work at the Council of the European Union, and ever since I have also remained as an YPFP-member. Since I also live within the EU-headquarters and often passed by ISPD’s...

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Expert Panel: Role of NATO & EU in Increasing National Cyber Resilience

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at 07:00 PM

Cyber defence and cyber security are well known terms, mentioned frequently in the media and in “everyday” discussions on international relations and foreign policy. The developments in...

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