Friends of Europe invited AER members to participate in the nomination process for their 2018 European Young Leaders (EYL40 programme).
What you have to do? Send your suggestions for someone you admire, from the age of 30 to 40, who would be a high-potential candidate for EYL40!
Friends of Europe
Friends of Europe is a think tank which tries to bring people together by encouraging debate. FoE wants to stimulate change for a more inclusive, sustainable and forward looking Europe. It revolves around 6 policy areas which are: Future Europe, Smarter Europe, Greener Europe, Quality Europe, Global Europe and Security Europe.
The EYL40 Programme
The European Young Leaders programme is a multistakeholder initiative, which aims to promote a sense of European identity. It brings together the most promising European talents in initiatives that will shape Europe’s future. Every year, the EYL40 meet together with decision-makers, stakeholders and key European actors, to discuss issues of common concern and develop concrete proposals to tackle the challenges facing Europe and its citizens. The programme has facilitated the development of a strong network of committed Europeans.
Who can apply?
Friends of Europe is looking for high-profile leaders, with a European citizenship between the age of 30 an 40. The candidates should be creative, committed and passionate about reshaping the world. The reviewers are particularly interested in this who have not only demonstrated a strong engagement with Europe, but who are also on track to reach the highest ranks of their field of expertise!
European Young Leaders include, Frédéric Mazzella, CEA and Founder of Blablacar; Carole Dieschbourg, Luxembourg Minister of the Environment; Virginia Raggi, Mayor of Rome and many others who excelled in their profession.
Found out more about the current class of European Young Leaders here.
You have until the 30 June to nominate a European Young Leader you admire!
Just send the full name, date of birth and full contact details of the candidate, together with a short biography of their professional background and achievements. Add a letter explaining why you believe that they are a suitable candidate for EYL40!
For details on the 2018 applications and contacts