Events & Publications

If you couldn't make it to our latest event, or are just looking for ways to learn more and continue the conversation, check out our library of articles and event reports.

Events Reports

Defending Democracy Roundtable

June 6, 2024

The lively group discussion on defending democracy, hosted by Microsoft and organized in collaboration with Young Professionals in Foreign Policy – Brussels on 21 March 2024, was a resounding success.

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Building Peace by Mediating in Violent Conflict: a Workshop

December 19, 2023

Main takeaways Conflict mediation and conciliation is a broad field that can be conceptualised and applied in very different ways. What matters, however, is that everyone engages in conflict mediation on an almost daily basis and usually the…

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YPFP NATO Series 2023 – North Atlantic Council Simulation

December 7, 2023

On 24 November, YPFP Brussels held a NATO-sponsored North Atlantic Council (NAC) simulation at the NATO HQ in Brussels. The simulation was created by the Security and Defence Team of YPFP Brussels. Ms Lisa Picheny, from the NATO…

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YPFP NATO Series 2023 – The Strategic Concept and NATO’s Next Decade

December 7, 2023

Main takeaways:   The 2022 Strategic Concept describes the security environment facing the Alliance, reaffirms its values, and spells out NATO’s key purpose of ensuring collective defence for its Allies.  In adherence to the Strategic Concept, NATO is adapting…

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A look into the SDGs: Exclusive Podcast Collaboration 

October 22, 2023

YPFP Brussels had the opportunity to participate in an exclusive podcast with Ose Ehianeta Arheghan, serving as the United Nations Association of the United States of America 12th Youth Observer to the United Nations! Brought to you in collaboration with Warrior Diplomacy. Give a listen to the episode discussing the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the significance of the SDG Summit 2023.

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Make your case: protecting the 2024 European elections from foreign interference

October 10, 2023

With one year to go before the European Elections in May 2024, the European institutions are gearing up to defend this unique continent-wide democratic exercise form foreign interference. The future European Parliament will find itself addressing many critical…

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YPFP NATO Series 2023 – Policy for the Future – a Workshop on Policy Writing

September 5, 2023

“One ought to recognize that the present political chaos is connected with the decay of language, and that one can probably bring about some improvement by starting at the verbal end” – George Orwell, Politics and English Language…

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YPFP NATO Series 2023 – NATO and the Challenge of Defence Innovation

July 9, 2023

Main takeaways:   To survive and remain relevant in a multipolar world of rapidly evolving security risks and threats, and to compete successfully with Russia and China, NATO needs a new framework cantered on innovation as adaptation. Emerging and…

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UN Water Conference 2023

July 9, 2023

Main takeaways:   Water is a fundamental part of all aspects of life, and access to water and sanitation services is a human right. It is inextricably linked to the three pillars of sustainable development and integrates social, cultural,…

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How to infiltrate the NGO Job Market

April 28, 2023

Main takeaways:   Working for an NGO can be fascinating and rewarding, but it has become increasingly competitive to break into. Finding a job in Brussels is not as straightforward as it may be in other cities in Europe.…

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