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Public-Private Partnerships for Innovation, Education, and Creativity: A Case Study of the RDM Campus July 25, 2014 / Washington, DC

On July 18, the Urban and Regional Policy Program of the German Marshall Fund of the United States hosted Gabrielle Muris, director at the RDM (Research, Design, Manufacturing) Campus, in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

BUILD: Creative Leadership Underpins Urban Development July 25, 2014

In this video, participants from GMF's and Bilbao International's first BUILD discuss themes related to leadership and urban transformation.

BUILD: Urban Transformation

In this video, participants from GMF's and Bilbao International's first BUILD discuss themes related to urban transformation.

Young Strategists Forum


Program Description

The Young Strategists Forum (YSF) seeks to develop a new generation of strategic thinkers for an age of constrained resources and mounting international challenges. The program involves seminars, simulations, and study tours, with a focus on the U.S.-Japan alliance and its role in the Asia-Pacific region. Participants are selected through a competitive process, open to emerging leaders—academics, journalists, policymakers, politicians, business professionals, and military officers—between the ages of 25 and 39, from the United States, Europe, Japan, and other likeminded Asian countries. Held in partnership with the Sasakawa Peace Foundation, the program is co-led by GMF Senior Advisor Dr. Daniel M. Kliman and Asia Program Coordinator Sharon Stirling-Woolsey, with Non-Resident Senior Fellow and Princeton Professor Dr. Aaron Friedberg serving as faculty.

For more information on YSF please contact Sharon Stirling-Woolsey.

Past Young Strategists Forums

YSF 2013: February 1-5, 2013

YSF 2012: March 2-6, 2012

Young Strategists Forum Paper Series

Cultivating a new generation of strategic thinkers in the United States, Europe, and other major Asian democracies requires more than a single conference. To achieve this objective, GMF initiated the Young Strategists Paper Series to give Forum participants a new platform for voicing their perspectives on key military, political, and economic issues. The policy papers resulting from the 2012 and 2013 Young Strategists Forums can be found below. 

The U.S.-Japan Alliance In A Time Of Transition
Sheena Chestnut Greitens & Caitlin Talmadge, July 2013
 


Challenges Of A Multipolar World: The United States, India, And The European Union In The Asia-Pacific
Rohan Mukherjee & Clara Marina O’Donnell, July 2013
 


Indonesia And The Asia-Pacific: Opportunities And Challenges For Middle Power Diplomacy
Santo Darmosumarto, July 2013
 


 Europe’s Eastward Gaze: How Far Should It Reach?
Frédéric Van Kerrebroeck, July 2013
 


The Geopolitics of Chinese Access Diplomacy
Rajeev Ranjan Chaturvedy & Guy M. Snodgrass, May 2012
 


The Wider Front: The Indian Ocean and AirSea Battle
Iskander Luke Rehman, May 2012
 


Prospects for Establishing a U.S.-Australia-Singapore Security Arrangement: The Australian Perspective
Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi, May 2012
 


 Japan’s China Policy — Engagement, but for How Long?
Victoria Tuke, May 2012
 


 Gallery of Past Young Strategists Forums