EU-US Young Leaders Seminar

For the past two years, the Fulbright Commission in Brussels has had the unique opportunity to work with colleagues on both sides of the Atlantic to organize the EU-US Young Leaders Seminar. The event, co-financed by the European Commission and the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, represents a unique opportunity for young leaders from across the United States and the European Union to discuss some of the most important issues facing
both sides of the Atlantic.

EU-US Young Leaders Seminar 2017

On April 2-5, 2017, fifty young leaders from the United States and Europe came together for the first EU-US Young Leaders Seminar to discuss the challenges and opportunities presented by the economic, educational, and cultural integration of migrants and refugees. Guest speakers included representatives from the European Commission, the U.S. Mission to the European Union, the European Economic and Social Committee, DAAD, European Network Against Racism, Migration Policy Institute, and more.

Panel Discussion: Cultural Integration

Plenary Discussion

Breakout Session: Influencing Public Opinion on Migration

EU-US Young Leaders Seminar 2018

On April 15-17, 2018, the EU-US Young Leaders Seminar will welcome fifty young leaders from across the United States and Europe for its second annual seminar. Participants will come together to discuss the future of work, focusing on the role of technology in the future of work, the skills of the future workforce, and the social implications of the changing work environment. The seminar will feature guest speakers from European Commission, The U.S. Mission to the European Union – USEU Brussels, International Labour Organization – EU and Benelux countries, and European Trade Union Confederation and participants from all over the United States and Europe.

This seminar is made possible by the support of the U.S. Department of State and the European Commission, and event organizers include representatives of the the U.S. Mission to the European, the European External Action Service, the Delegation of the European Union to the United States, the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport, and Culture, the Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs, and Inclusion, and the Fulbright Commission in Brussels.

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