United Nations Foundation 2013 Social Good Summit - Foreign Language Fellow

Posted on August 16, 2013 YPFP is partnering with the United Nations Foundation (UNF) on the 2013 Social Good Summit in New York City on September 22-24. This year’s Summit, held during UN week, focuses on the power of social media,... Read More »

YPFP NY: A Conversation with Canadian Consul General John F. Prato

Posted on August 09, 2013 On June 17, 2013, Canada’s Consul General for New York John F. Prato welcomed YPFP members into his home for an exclusive Global Diplomacy Series event... 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. Prevention and response are tied together she says, adding... 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 Imagine yourself transported from the Brussels world of institutional politics, to being a desk officer in a foreign service in Beijing. The geopolitical landscape will... Read More »

YPFP Brussels is recruiting!!

Posted on July 24, 2013 Do you want to expand your current skill set whilst engaging with high profile speakers and making friends? Are you able to dedicate your spare time each week to work with a team of motivated volunteers? As a YPFP staff volunteer you will not only... 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... 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. While it is mainly... Read More »

YPFP NY: UN Sanctions and the North Korean Threat

Posted on May 06, 2013 In partnership with the Center for International Law at New York Law School, YPFP NY held an event with Joshua Black, the chief of the sanctions unit of the United States Mission to the United Nations (UN). Mr. Black leads a team responsible for U.S... Read More »

YPFP NY: Global Diplomacy Series event on Saudi Arabia's Engagement in Multilateral Diplomacy

Posted on April 26, 2013 Around a wide conference table on April 16, 2013, in the Permanent Mission of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations, Ambassador Abdallah Y. Al-Mouallimi spoke to members of YPFP on Saudi Arabia's active role and engagement in the United... Read More »