Responding to a recent commentary by ELN Director Sir Adam Thomson, Yahueni Preiherman, co-chair of the YGLN, argues that using the language of a new “Cold War” is unhelpful in understanding current and evolving geopolitical tensions. Instead, he argues that the current Russia-West China-US tensions are less the result of an ideological clash and more reflect an adversarial security dilemna.
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The YGLN annual gathering: An invaluable venue for dialogue between young leaders from Russia and the West
In this critical period, the ELN’s Younger Generation Leaders Network on Euro-Atlantic Security (YGLN) held its annual gathering from 13-16 June in Switzerland, sponsored by the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. Members met with the French and Norwegian Permanent Representatives to the United Nations Office in Geneva, as well as representatives from the Swedish, German, and Dutch Missions and the United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR).
The ELN’s Younger Generation Leaders Network on Euro-Atlantic Security (YGLN) has intensified its convening since the Russian invasion of Ukraine and has held weekly meetings, every one of which has been attended by Ukrainians, Russians, other Europeans and Americans alike. Through these meetings, all parties involved have engaged in fruitful and frank dialogue and have retained their commitment to engagement even in the toughest of times. Below, we discuss some key takeaways from our first three months of meetings.
On International Women’s Day 2022, the ELN is proud to showcase some of the brilliant women in our network. Watch Nathalie Tocci, Marietje Schaake, Nana Kalandarishvili and Julia Berghofer discuss leadership, diversity, and more.
Emerging leaders in the Euro-Atlantic region call on the leaders of Russia, Ukraine and NATO to solve the crisis in Ukraine not through military action but by diplomatic means.
YGLN member Lyric Jain, who has founded technology company countering misinformation Logically in 2017, has joined this episode of the East West Coffee Shop. Together with Nikita Gryazin he discusses the implications of disinformation campaigns for our societies, and explains the most recent...