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!
Global Diplomacy Series Event on International Crisis Resolution
YPFP NY held a Global Diplomacy Series event with Norwegian Ambassador Geir Pedersen, who discussed Norway's previous successes in brokering peace, and also considered current challenges facing conflict resolution processes, focusing in particular on the Middle East.
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 »
The recent financial crisis brought to the fore many of the global interdependencies between government policies and capital markets that had previously been dismissed or overlooked. A report titled “Lessons of the Financial Crisis” by the Council of Foreign Relations argued that the crisis offered “a sobering lesson about the dangers of policies that fuel the rapid buildup of debt across the economy”. Back in 2010, Joseph Stiglitz in his book “Freefall”, argued that “the length of the [financial] crisis will depend on the policies pursued”....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 »