Millennium Leadership Program

  • CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Atlantic Council Take Point Initiative

    Deadline: November 10, 2014 (11:59pm EST)
    To Apply: Download the application form hereand send the completed application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it....

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  • Atlantic Council Survey: The Future of NATO

    Does the sixty-five-year-old alliance still matter today? We asked a select group of future transatlantic leaders from NATO member and partner Nations to weigh in.

    In advance of the 2014 NATO Summit in Wales, United Kingdom, the Atlantic Council asked a select group of future leaders (ages twenty-five to thirty-five) in NATO member and partner countries about the role of the Alliance today. CEOs, elected officials, civil society leaders, PhD researchers, legislative staff, veterans, and active duty military officers were among the respondents.

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  • Art & Science: An Exhibition of Arctic Climate Change

    On September 10, the Atlantic Council's Young Atlanticist Program hosted the first of a series of Arctic events developed by the ELEEP Network's Arctic Climate Change Emerging Leaders (ACCEL) Fellows. Examining the role art plays in communicating the science of climate change to the public, artists Diane Burko and Mia Feuer presented their Arctic inspired artwork, and discussed their experiences traveling to the Arctic.

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  • Breedlove and Roivas at Future Leaders Summit

    BloombergBusinessweek's James Neuger writes from the Atlantic Council Future Leaders Summit in Wales: 

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  • Wales Online Liveblog Mentions Future Leaders Summit

    Wales Online features the Atlantic Council Future Leaders Summit in its live updates from the Wales Summit: 

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  • Bunde, Jankowski, and Michelot: Building NATO’s 'Weimar Triangle'

    NATO Emerging Leaders Working Group Members Tobias Bunde and Martin Michelot cowrite for Project Snydicate with Former Young Atlanticist NATO Working Group Member Dominik Jankowski on why the Weimar countries should match the US European Reassurance Initiative:

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  • Galamas: New Agenda Reflects Growing Energy Role for Lusophone Bloc

    Member of the Young Atlanticist NATO Working Group Francisco Galamas writes for World Politics Review on the tenth Summit of Heads of State and Government held by the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries:

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  • 2014 Future Leaders Summit

    In 2014, the United Kingdom will become the center of the political world as it hosts the NATO Summit. Heads of state and government, top diplomats, military commanders, and other international leaders will convene to make decisions that will affect the global economy and geopolitical landscape. Building on years of experience convening emerging leaders at flagship events at the last five official NATO summits, the Council will host the 2014 Future Leaders Summit on the side-lines of the official NATO Summit in Wales. This Future Leaders Summit will connect emerging leaders from NATO member countries with one another, the Alliance's current leaders, luminaries in the international security sphere, and a lasting global network of peers. The Council will select a cadre of exceptional emerging leaders to participate in this dynamic event through an open and competitive call for applications. Selected applicants will join members of the...
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  • Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy (ELEEP) Network

    The Emerging Leaders in Environmental and Energy Policy (ELEEP) Network is an ongoing, outcome-oriented dialogue dedicated to sharing best practices in sustainable economic transformation across the Atlantic. The Atlantic Council and Ecologic Institute established ELEEP in 2011 as the first transatlantic network of its kind, with the goal of harnessing Web 2.0 technology to connect leading young professionals in these fields, and facilitate discussions that would shape the energy and environmental policy landscape of the future.


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  • 2014 NATO Emerging Leaders Working Group


    Heads of state and government from all 28 NATO nations will convene at the NATO Summit in Wales this September to reaffirm the importance of the Trans-Atlantic bond and build a strong foundation for its future. To help Alliance leaders accomplish this task, NATO commissioned a working group of emerging leaders from member countries to provide concrete proposals that support a renewed Trans-Atlantic bond and asked the Atlantic Council to facilitate this process. Through an open and competitive call for applications, the Council selected a representative group of fifteen exceptional emerging leaders to participate in the working group.

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