Archive for May 2018

YPFP Brussels Vacancy: Communications Officer

About YPFP: Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) fosters the next generation of foreign policy leaders by providing its members with the knowledge, skills, exposure, and relationships to tackle critical global challenges over the course of their careers. YPFP is a dynamic, global, nonpartisan, nonprofit organisation with more than 10,000 selected members around the world…

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YPFP Brussels Vacancy: Finance Officer

Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) Brussels is currently recruiting a Finance Officer. The successful candidate will work under the direct management of the Executive Director and the Managing Director to produce comprehensive financial reporting and help YPFP manage its funds effectively.   We value continuity and reliability, so we would ask you to commit…

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YPFP Brussels Vacancy: Programmes Officer

Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) Brussels is currently looking to recruit a voluntary Programmes Officer. The successful candidate will work under the direct management of the Director of Programmes to plan, organise and moderate YPFP Brussels events.   We are looking for someone with a strong interest in foreign policy and a desire to develop new…

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Violence Looms in Burundi Ahead of Constitutional Referendum

This article was originally posted in Political Insights.   By Katie Dobosz Kenney   Burundi is bracing itself for a constitutional referendum, announced on May 8, 2018 by the country’s ruling party. Katie Dobosz Kenney examines the lead up to the referendum as the bouts of violence in Burundi continue to increase.   Burundi’s ruling party,…

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EMERGING VOICES & POLITICAL INSIGHTS ANNOUNCE SYNDICATED PARTNERSHIP

  Emerging Voices, the blog of Young Professionals in Foreign Policy New York, is pleased to announce its partnership with Political Insights, a new media startup focused on delivering timely analysis of geopolitical news and events. Both organizations are committed to increasing NextGen scholarship and leadership in the foreign policy and international affairs arena. In…

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YPFP Book Club: “Bitter Fruit”

By Miranda Tomic   At the height of the Cold War, the tiny Central American nation of Guatemala dared to challenge the role of unbridled international capitalism within its borders. In doing so, Guatemala stoked the ire of the United States and triggered a reaction that demonstrated the full range of U.S. military and diplomatic…

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Could you be our next Member of the Month?

  This year YPFP Brussels has launched a new initiative – the Member of the Month campaign.   The goal of the initiative is to recognise and share our members’ successes with the YPFP network around Europe and beyond. Therefore, every month a YPFP member will be in the spotlight. Through our social media, weekly newsletters and other multimedia channels, we will…

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