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Julia Hanzl nominated as “European Young Leader 2019”

01/01 - 31/12/2019

What do a microbiologist, an entrepreneur, a Member of Parliament an Julia Hanzl have in common?

They are all European Young Leaders who are engaged in making Europe a global champion for a better world, who are nominated by “Friends of Europe”, a network of 180 European alumni.

The European Young Leaders (EYL40) programme, organised by Friends of Europe, is a unique, inventive and multi-stakeholder programme that aims to promote a European identity by engaging the continent’s most promising talents and initiatives.

The programme is supported by renowned and solid foundations such as the Fondazione Cariplo and the John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation.

The European Young Leaders represent promising European leadership from all over the continent, with a wide variety of backgrounds including politics, business, civil society, academia, arts, science and the media.

Every year, they meet for two three-day seminars in symbolic European cities, joined by decision-makers, stakeholders and key European actors to discuss issues of common concern and develop concrete proposals and recommendations to tackle the challenges facing Europe and its citizens.