"We cannot build Europe without a strong and effective German-French partnership"
As French diplomat living and working in the cosmopolitan German capital, Antoine embodies the German-French friendship and the European experience. Having initiated the very first Model G20 at ESCP Business School only three months after the first G20 summit in Washington in 2008, the Frenchman went on from simulating negotiations to taking part in them by joining the task-force of the presidency of the G8 and the G20 at the French Foreign Office during the financial crisis
A weekend with Œufs en meurette, a Book Fair and local politics in Autun
For a weekend in early April 2018, a GFYL delegation set out to discover leadership and European commitment in Autun, Easter France.
The new year of GFYL started with an exciting opportunity for GFYL alumni to learn about the potential that digital tools can hold for the public sector and for overcoming the challenges of the world. On 25 January, the Berlin-based German-French Young Leaders team welcomed a number of GFYL alumni of 2016 and 2017 and their invitees in the modern Babbel headquarters in the hip neighboorhood Hackischer Markt right in the center of Berlin. Representatives from various sectors r
"Everyday when I work with my French, Hungarian, Spanish colleagues on a Finnish, Cypriot or Po
Having joined the the German- French Young Leaders team already back in 2015, James is one of the longest members of the association. His calm nature and open smile take you in immediately when you talk to him about the role of the European Union for its Member States and in the world - a field he knows very well as he works in its very center: at the European Commission in Brussels. Having been part of the German-French Young Leaders team from the very beginning, James studi
"Initiatives like GFYL unite us within Europe, connect us with our neighbours and build a spiri
Julia is one of the latest additions to the German-French Young Leaders org team and is based in the French capital. Originally from Cologne, Julia speaks French with hardly any accent contributing perfectly to her Germano-French-European personality. Living in the ville de lumière, Julia supports the team from the Paris-side with anything involving speakers, formats and content for the 2018 edition of the GFYL Conference that will take place in the French capital in May. Bes