Dear YPFP Community –    Nearly one year ago, YPFP released a statement standing in solidarity with Black communities in the United States and around the world who have been affected by racism and violence. It is with a heavy heart that we, once again, must express our sadness and deep sympathies to the families…

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To the YPFP Community –   We had hoped to begin the new year by sending well wishes to our members around the world tonight, hopeful you had a restful and healthy holiday season. Instead, once again, we are saddened by the circumstances under which we feel the need to write to you, condemning  the horrific…

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Black lives matter. YPFP unequivocally condemns systemic racism and police brutality, in the United States and around the world. From Minneapolis to Hong Kong, Cairo to Moscow, young people are on the frontlines of protests, fighting generational injustice and demanding a better tomorrow. These young people have been subjected to escalating violence at the hands…

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT MARCH 30, 2020 Christina Kanmaz christina.connelly@ypfp.org Washington, DC – The delegates of the 2020 Y7 Summit, the youth summit which accompanies the G7 Summit, have released their first policy statement calling on the leaders of the G7 countries for a stronger, more coordinated response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The statement,…

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Press Release December 3, 2019 GlobalWonks & Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) Announce Strategic Partnership GlobalWonks and Young Professionals in Foreign Policy (YPFP) are pleased to announce they have entered into a strategic partnership, combining GlobalWonks’ rapidly growing network of knowledge experts around the world with YPFP’s community of 20,000 emerging professionals in international…

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YPFP Brussels Staff Executive Team Adrian Garcia-Esteve Managing Director Adrian has been Managing Director of the Brussels – EU team since January 2020, and is responsible for leading on strategy development, coordination, and team management. Outside of YPFP, Adrian serves as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Res Terrae SRL, a cross-disciplinary consultancy specializing…

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YPFP DC Staff Leadership Team Merritt Ogle Chief of Staff Merritt is honored to serve in the role of Chief of Staff for YPFP. Merritt joined YPFP in May 2019 as the Director of Development & Special Projects. Working with the Executive Director and Finance Director, in her role, she worked to identify and build…

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As 2018 comes to a close, YPFP NY’s staff shares some of their favorite reads of the year: 1983: Reagan, Andropov, and a World on the Brink By Taylor Downing A gripping account of how close the world came to nuclear catastrophe through misunderstandings and a climate of heightened suspicions. Code Girls By Liza Mundy…

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By Matthew Edwin Carpenter “China’s ripping us off. Japan’s ripping us off. Mexico’s ripping us off. Canada’s ripping us off. The whole world is ripping us off. There’s nobody that’s not ripping us off.” — President Donald J. Trump, at a 2018 campaign fundraiser. In face of the escalating trade war between the United States and China, Japan…

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