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YPFP NY Profiled: Arielle Kandel

Posted on April 01, 2014 YPFP NY brings members together to listen to foreign policy experts and entrepreneurs but some of our member are also creating their own initiatives. Meet Arielle Kandel, founder of the new non-profit New Women New Yorkers (NWNY), an organization dedicated to female immigrants in New York City. “It’s... 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. Over two hours 25 YPFP members learned all about the art of speechwriting, Mr Parish’s own experiences, and... 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. Ambassador Kennard shared candid remarks on the state... Read More »

YPFP Research Fellowship Program

Posted on December 10, 2012 Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) fosters the next generation of foreign policy leaders by providing young professionals the knowledge, skills, exposure, and relationships to tackle critical global challenges over the course of their... 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. These workshops provide hands-on experience from the... Read More »

YPFP Brussels: International Trade from battleground to opportunity

Posted on November 29, 2012 Members and friends of YPFP Brussels recently assembled at the US Mission to the EU to hear from a high level panel of experts on the importance and future of transatlantic trade. “We want to challenge the rest of the world to have as open markets... Read More »

YPFP Brussels: Investing in our Volunteers

Posted on November 26, 2012 Volunteer staff at YPFP Brussels took part in an all day public speaking and moderation training workshop on Saturday 24 November. The interactive workshop led by Andrew Manasseh from Pinnacle PR was funded by the United States Mission to the... Read More »

YPFP London: Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope's Speech

Posted on November 25, 2012 A few weeks ago YPFP London members had the privilege to listen to a talk by First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope at HMS PRESIDENT as part of our Distinguished Speakers Series. Below you can find his speech in full... Read More »

YPFP Brussels - Win a Year's Membership!

Posted on November 20, 2012 Refer a friend, colleague, partner or contact to join YPFP and you could win a year’s free membership!   Simply ask your contact to sign up through and ask them to put your... Read More »

NATO 3.0 – A 21st Century Alliance

Posted on November 08, 2012 In a room packed full of young professionals at Carnegie Europe on Wednesday 31 October, Deputy Secretary General, Ambassador Alexander Vershbow gave a personal address about the fundamental challenges NATO is facing and his role at the top of the... Read More »