If it weren’t for Covid: BNG Celebrates Mentoring Schemes’ 1st Anniversary

If it weren’t for Covid-19, Brussels New Generation may not have set up the Mentoring Scheme, which has ended up being one of our proudest accomplishments to date. Read Yasmine Lingemann’s blog to find out how you can join BNG in celebration of the Mentoring Schemes’ 1 year anniversary. Continue reading If it weren’t for Covid: BNG Celebrates Mentoring Schemes’ 1st Anniversary

Your Participation Matters

Youth political engagement is vital for the future of Europe. Democratic participation can take many different shapes, each act adding up to something greater. Citizens are taught from a young age that in life there are rights and responsibilities. But what modern tools can they use to accomplish these responsibilities in an effective manner? Voting is a perfect example of one such tool – at … Continue reading Your Participation Matters

Spotlight on Brussels New Generation with Chair, Joseph Lemaire

This week we sat down with Chair of Brussels New Generation Joseph Lemaire to gain an insight into what the upcoming plans are for our young professionals network. What are you most proud of in your time as Brussels New Generation chair so far? The work done by the whole Brussels New Generation team. Every member of the core group has a very busy schedule … Continue reading Spotlight on Brussels New Generation with Chair, Joseph Lemaire

The importance of sitting in a leadership role outside of your organisation

Two of our organising committees are currently in search of new chairs this summer. We’re looking for two professionals to lead our Business Development Group and our young professional’s network, Brussels New Generation. We took some time over Easter to talk to President of the British Chamber, Thomas Spiller about the importance of sitting in a leadership role outside of your organisation. This summer is … Continue reading The importance of sitting in a leadership role outside of your organisation

UK Referendum campaign needs to be more positive if it wants to rally young people

It’s obvious that young people are the one’s with the highest stake in the debate over the future of Europe. BNG Chair Amelie Coulet argues that to engage the younger generation in the UK, referendum campaigns need to be more positive. Last week, I spoke to an event organized by the Young Professionals Network of the Council of British Chambers of Commerce in Europe (COBCOE) … Continue reading UK Referendum campaign needs to be more positive if it wants to rally young people

We’re looking for leaders

If you’d managed to miss it, the British Chamber of Commerce is one of Europe’s most successful chambers of commerce, growing consistently and doubling in the last 5 years. Now we’re looking for two new leaders to help us take the next step. Most of our work is organised through our three committees – the EU Committee, Business Development Group and Brussels New Generation. Leading … Continue reading We’re looking for leaders

Introducing Community Help Service ASBL

  The British Chamber is hosting the 3rd edition of the Great Brussels Charity Bake Off this March. This year, we’ll be raising money for Community Help Service. Take a look at what services they can offer to you, from their Chairman, Geoff Brown Community Help Service (CHS) is a non-profit organisation that provides information, support and mental health services to anyone in Belgium who … Continue reading Introducing Community Help Service ASBL

What you can look forward to from BNG in 2016

We’re asking what we have to look forward to this year from our organising committees as well as taking some time to reflect on what they achieved in 2015. Brussels New Generation Chair Amelie Coulet, tells us what BNG have been up to and what’s coming up. As we are starting the New Year, I wanted to reflect on BNG achievements in 2015 and what … Continue reading What you can look forward to from BNG in 2016