Negotiating their way to the top

Posted on October 18, 2012 "Being a good negotiator means you are an excellent communicator, that you can listen, assess, show respect and interpret other people and their positions well,” explains NATO Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy Ambassador Kolinda... Read More »

Introducing the 99 Society and the 2012 Top 99 Under 33 Foreign Policy Leaders

Posted on September 17, 2012 Last year, YPFP and the Diplomatic Courier jointly launched the "Top 99 Under 33 Foreign Policy Leaders," a project that captures the impact of 99 leaders under the age of 33, because we wanted to tell a powerful story about the Millennial... Read More »

Launch of Tools of the Trade skills workshops in Brussels

Posted on September 13, 2012 After negotiating the entry of Croatia into the EU and NATO, former Croatian Foreign Minister Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has a wealth of experience to offer an intimate group of YPFP Brussels' members at the inaugural Tools of the Trade skills... Read More »

The Art of Modern Diplomacy: Inspiring the Next Generation of Diplomats

Posted on July 19, 2012 On Tuesday 17 July, 2012, Young Professionals in Foreign Policy Brussels held an Ambassador Series talk with a well-received lecture on modern diplomacy from UK Ambassador to Belgium Jonathan Brenton. Sixty Brussels-based diplomatic hopefuls... Read More »

Engaging the Leaders of Tomorrow: YPFP Brussels-NATO Event

Posted on July 16, 2012 “NATO has never been set in stone,” says Dr Jamie Shea, Deputy Assistant Secretary General, Emerging Security Challenges Division, addressing a packed room of Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) members on the Chicago Summit and its impact... Read More »

Meet The New YPFP London Executive Director

Posted on July 03, 2012 After 5 years as the founding Executive Director of YPFP London, Prema Gurunathan steps down in June 2012.  Stepping into her role will be Briony Sturgess, former Director of Membership, YPFP London.      ... Read More »

Debating 60 Years of Turkey in NATO

Posted on June 11, 2012 As part of its engagement with young people, NATO partnered with the Brussels branch of Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) on Wednesday 7 March to discuss Turkey’s 60 years in the Alliance. Over 100 YPFP Brussels members attended the... Read More »

Building The Future of YPFP

Posted on June 11, 2012 In June 2012, members of the YPFP Brussels Board traveled to Washington DC to meet their YPFP colleagues, and to discuss plans for the organization in Europe. With the support of the United States Mission to the European Union, four members of the... Read More »

YPFP Brussels Successfully Launches Ambassador Series Events

Posted on June 11, 2012 In May 2012, YPFP Brussels successfully kicked off the Ambassador Series in the heart of Europe at the Australian Embassy.  The series, which is also a feature of the Washington DC and London YPFP branches, was given a brilliant start by H.E.... Read More »