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

Why the EU should(n’t) accede to the European Convention on Human Rights?

January 11, 2022

Main takeaways: The accession is still desirable since there are now two parallel systems with the CJEU and the ECtHR interpreting the same rights, this leads to inconsistency and fragmentation Some gaps need to be addressed, such as…

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The Art of Communication in EU Foreign Affairs

March 30, 2021

Main Takeaways:  Political language is something not accessible to everyone. The work of a communicator is to grasp the fact that a political position needs to be translated in a way that is understandable to the media, various…

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The Sahel: A Key Region for the EU’s Security

March 18, 2021

Executive Summary: The Sahel will be a key region on the EU’s agenda in the future as its stability greatly affects the EU’s southern border. A new EU strategy should focus on improving governance, addressing political instability, preventing…

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Why are gender and inclusivity important for peace and security?

February 24, 2021

Main Takeaways: A critical analysis of women’s inclusion in peace and security must be made to distinguish between their role as the forefront of transformation for women’s rights or as an essentialist presence to promote the façade of…

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Going beyond the binary: Closing the Gender Data Gap

February 10, 2021

The Gender Data Gap represents the notion that data collection is centered around men’s view and experiences, and impacts all aspects of people’s lives. Data gathering and reporting must go beyond women and men as a binary and…

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Notes from the Field: Why intractable conflicts are so hard to mediate

March 20, 2020

Notes from the field: Why intractable conflicts are so hard to mediate By: Cristiana Lavinia Badulescu, PhD – Managing Director, YPFP Brussels On March 4, 2020 I had the pleasure to moderate an event organized by Young Professionals…

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YPFP Brussels 2018 Annual Report

February 13, 2019
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Celebrating 10 years of YPFP Brussels

August 28, 2018

Since our launch in 2008, the Brussels branch of Young Professionals in Foreign Policy has welcomed thousands of members to hundreds of events, organised by many talented volunteers. Whether it be our Ambassador Series or pub quizzes, we…

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Say hello to your YPFP Summer Reading List!

August 14, 2018

In addition to your sunglasses, comfy clothes and cheerful mood, do not forget to take with you a few stimulating online readings from the YPFP Summer Reading List. It will be the perfect combination for a beautiful day…

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YPFP featured in brand new Brussels podcast

March 8, 2018

YPFP has been mentioned in a brand new podcast run by students from the Brussels School of International Studies (BSIS).   Beyond Brussels, a free web-based podcast focusing on current affairs, features insightful discussions and debates on the…

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