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Top 99 Foreign Policy Leaders Under 33

Posted on September 10, 2013 In 2011, Young Professionals in Foreign Policy and The Diplomatic Courier magazine jointly launched the first ever Top 99 Foreign Policy Leaders Under 33, a special project that captures the extraordinary im... Read More »

YPFPtv: NATO in Afghanistan – put your questions to the Ambassador

Posted on August 19, 2013 NATO’s changing role in Afghanistan will be the main focus of the next episode of YPFPtv’s ‘Leaders in the Spotlight.’ YPFP members from around the world are invited to send in their questions to Ambassador Stephen Evans, NATO Assistant Secretary General for Operations.... Read More »

YPFP Brussels: Fighting for Equal Rights

Posted on August 08, 2013 “Sexual violence as a tactic of war is not unpreventable,” says Mari Skåre, NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security in an interview with YPFP Brussels.... Read More »

YPFP Brussels: ''Your Far East is our Near North''

Posted on August 01, 2013 Remarks from the Australian Ambassador to the EU, NATO, Belgium and Luxembourg... Read More »

YPFP Brussels: Building an Awesome Team

Posted on June 29, 2013 On a rainy Friday in June, 14 of YPFP Brussels’ volunteer staff set off on a 5 hour road trip to Normandy to take part in the first ever YPFP Brussels weekend away.  The self-funded retreat focused on team building and the achievements of the team during the past year.... Read More »

YPFP Brussels: Gender, Violence and War

Posted on May 07, 2013 “It has become more dangerous to be a woman fetching water or collecting firewood than a fighter on the frontline,” said Margot Wallstrom, UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict in 2012.... Read More »

YPFP Brussels: From stateless entity to responsible statehood: An Interview with the Afghan Ambassador to the EU & NATO

Posted on February 18, 2013 Afghanistan has seen more than its fair share of conflict during the last hundred years, but it was after witnessing the Russian invasion of his homeland in December 1979, that Humayon Tandar decided it was his duty to contribute to the struggle for Afghanistan’s independence.... Read More »

YPFP Brussels: The Art of Speechwriting

Posted on January 16, 2013 Jonathan Parish, Speechwriter to the NATO Secretary General, kicked off the first Tools of the Trade workshop of 2013 on Tuesday 15 January.... Read More »

YPFP Brussels: Creation of a new narrative

Posted on December 20, 2012 A group of thirty-five YPFP Brussels members gathered at the United States Mission to the European Union on December 13, for a pre-holidays fire-side chat with His Excellency William E. Kennard.... Read More »

YPFP Brussels: European Public Affairs in the Spotlight

Posted on December 07, 2012 Senior Public Affairs expert Martin Porter – Chair ECPA and EMEA Public Affairs and General Manager at Edelman - The Centre – led YPFP Brussels’ second “Tools of The Trade” workshop on 5 December.... Read More »