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

Ambassadors Series with Clint Tanti

April 17, 2023

Main takeaways:   Belgium is highly committed to its role in the UN-system and remains a firm believer  in and supporter of multilateralism.  Belgium supports that EU Member States should speak more with one voice in the UN system…

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Economic Problems in 2023 Explained: A Centre-right Approach

February 9, 2023

Key takeaways:  The monetary policy in today’s world is to control inflation through interest rates.  When one comes to speak about the economy, he/she has to go back to the financial crisis which lasted up until 2014.  The…

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Model North Atlantic Council

December 23, 2022

On 3 December, YPFP Brussels held a NATO-sponsored North Atlantic Council (NAC) simulation over half a day. The simulation was created by the Security and Defence Team of YPFP Brussels with the support of Ruben Diaz-Plaja, Senior Policy…

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Stopping Global Financial Crimes: A Conversation with an Expert

December 23, 2022

Emerging Voices Staff Writer Dan Kent had the chance to sit down with Aishwarya Gupta, a Vice President in the Global Financial Crimes Division at Sumitomo Mitsui. Below is a lightly edited transcript of their conversation.

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Security in the Asia-Pacific: What Role for NATO?

December 23, 2022

On 26 October, YPFP Brussels held a NATO-sponsored event on security in the Asia-Pacific. The event was moderated by Smiljana Cujic, Security and Defence Officer at YPFP Brussels, with the panel consisting of: James Bernardi, First Secretary of…

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The Future of the Arctic

December 23, 2022

On 28 September, YPFP Brussels held a NATO-sponsored event on Arctic security, titled “The Future of the Arctic”. Ville Majamaa, Security and Defence Officer at YPFP Brussels, moderated the panel with three speakers: Heidi Kjærnet, Permanent Delegation of…

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Ambassador Series with Daniela Morari

December 16, 2022

Main takeaways: On November 2, 2022, YPFP hosted an Ambassador Series event, together with the Mission of the Republic of Moldova to the European Union and the Head of the Mission, Ambassador Daniela Morari. The event was moderated…

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Children in Armed Conflict

November 23, 2022

Main takeaways: On November 17, 2022, YPFP hosted a UN Series event on ‘Children in Armed Conflict’. The event was moderated by UN Series Officer Lina Stahl, who was joined by Brigid Kennedy Pfister, a Senior Child Protection…

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Harnessing Nuclear Energy as an Alternative Source of Energy: Truth or myth?

October 28, 2022

Main takeaways: Nuclear energy has both positive and negative aspects pertaining to it. Whereas it is deemed to be a much cleaner source of energy than fossil fuels and it encompasses many positive attributes; at the same time,…

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EU defence – towards a stronger and more decisive Europe

September 28, 2022

Main takeaways:– Ignored and neglected for too long, defence has risen to the very top of the EU’s agenda, even animating summit debates among Heads of State and Government. This approach reflects not only the worsening threat environment…

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