YPFPtv: Jamie Shea on Emerging Security Challenges
Jamie Shea, NATO's Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges, answers YPFP members' questions in the next interview of our Leaders in the Spotlight Series, check out YPFPtv for more!
Now in its third year, the Top 99 Foreign Policy Leaders Under 33, a special project jointly launched between Young Professionals in Foreign Policy and The Diplomatic Courier magazine, captures the extraordinary impact that 99 diverse Millennials under the age of 33 are making on international affairs. Check out the 2013 honorees!
YPFP Brussels will be launching the next round of its Advisors Programme this February and is inviting applications from members who wish to act as career advisors to their peers and from those wis...Read More »
Information communication technologies (ICTs) are inevitably changing the way we engage in international relations: the practice of diplomacy seems to be dramatically evolving towards a mediated interaction between leaders and their citizens. From the Green Revolution to US-Iranian negotiations, contemporary political events give numerous insights on how ICTs affect diplomacy. However, the question is: where and how do ICTs interact with diplomacy? How does the Internet and media platforms affect diplomatic negotiations or public diplomacy?...Read More »
I was born during the Iran-Iraq War and grew up in post-conflict Tehran. My childhood, despite being quite normal, was dominated by politics. With academic parents in the fields of political sociology and political philosophy, a country where one learns about hating “Zionists” before being able to spell the word, and the drawings in textbooks of children killed by Iraqi chemical weapons, it was quite unavoidable.