Young Professionals

The Populist Challenge: Conclusions of the YPS Hamburg

In Europe, populist movements are attracting a growing number of voters with messages that are simplistic and nationalist. These parties do not offer sustainable solutions; instead, they stir up resentment against political institutions – including the European Union – and people with different backgrounds and beliefs. This endangers the understanding among nations. United Europe focussed …

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First Alumni Evening in Frankfurt: “Who Needs NATO?”

Further expanding United Europe’s alumni network, our first evening debate with Young Professionals and friends of United Europe in Frankfurt will take place on August 23rd, 2017. Our topic in Frankfurt will be  “Who Needs NATO?” Under this heading, we will debate developments in the United States under US President Donald Trump, but also the …

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First Helsinki Alumni Evening

On April 26th our Alumni network expands further, with our Young Professional alumni and friends of United Europe meeting for the first time in Helsinki. The topic of the evening has been set as “2017: What a Year for Europe”. No doubt leading to a great evening with intense discussions. Our alumni evenings are organised …

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Young Professionals Seminar: “Developing a European Identity”

United Europe’s 9th Young Professionals Seminar took place in Aix-en-Provence from March 31 to April 2, 2017. For this workshop, we focussed on: Developing a European Identity In Aix, we focussed on bringing Europe’s people closer together through a shared sense of European identity. What makes us love Europe? What puts us off? We will be looking at the …

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Vienna Alumni Discuss Populism

It was the day of the Dutch elections when United Europe’s Alumni and friends met in Vienna for the first time. Naturally, the debate focused on all the elections planned in Europe for 2017: Netherlands, France and Germany, with Italy and the UK potentially adding to the mix. The rise of populism worried the young …

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First Alumni evening in Vienna

Our Vienna based Young Professional alumni and friends of United Europe will meet for the first time on March 15th at the Foreign Policy and United Nations Association of Austria. With upcoming elections in three European member states and the recent successes of populist parties and politicians, the evening will focus on the challenges and opportunities for …

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First Alumni Dinner Debate in London

On December 6, Baroness Jay of Paddington and Dr. Jürgen Grossmann, members of the board of United Europe, will meet with our alumni and members in London for a dinner debate, moderated by Matt Frei from Channel Four. The topic of the evening is: “Continent Cut Off? What Follows from the Brexit Vote” As a matter of …

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“The Future of the Euro”: First Alumni Evening in Munich

Dr. Walter Schlebusch, CEO of Giesecke & Devrient and member of the board of United Europe, is hosting a discussion evening with United Europe’s alumni and younger members on the topic of “The Future of the Euro”   What:  A United Europe debate Host:  Dr. Walter Schlebusch, Giesecke & Devrient When:  Tuesday November 8, 2016, …

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Bringing Europe Back Together

Conclusions of United Europe’s 8th Young Professionals Seminar from September 23 to 25, 2016, at Lake Como Europe is in deep crisis. Faced with the Brexit vote in the United Kingdom, the EU’s remaining 27 member states have no common vision on how to take the European project forward. The euro crisis has soured relations …

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Young Professionals Seminar: “Common Roots, Common Destiny”

United Europe’s 8th Young Professionals Seminar took place at the Villa Vigoni at Lake Como, Italy from September 23 to 25, 2016. For this workshop, we focussed on: Europe: Common Roots, Common Destiny? There is no doubt that as Europeans, we share long and deep roots. All of our countries are closely bound together through a 2000-year history of conquest, conflict and …

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