Future Leaders Connect

Future Leaders Connect - The global network for emerging policy leaders

We are pleased to be able to offer this exciting opportunity to people living in Northern Ireland:

Your chance to connect to a long-term network of emerging leaders from around the globe, who want to change the world through policy making.

Future Leaders Connect is where exceptional young people from around the world join a long-term network of emerging policy leaders. You will develop your policy making expertise, make valuable connections and gain the skills to have real impact. Together you will discuss major global policy issues in the Houses of Parliament, engage with inspiring leaders, visit some of the UK’s leading global institutions and collaborate to produce innovative policy recommendations. The skills, experience and connections you will make through Future Leaders Connect will support you to seize your leadership potential. 

Join the conversation online #FutureLeadersConnect 

Click here to find out all the details about the opportunity and how to make your application to become a member of Future Leaders Connect. 

The deadline for applications is 14th May 2017 

Those shortlisted will then be expected to present their policy ideas to a panel of experts at an event in Belfast City Hall on 30 May (18:00-20:00).

Unfortunately if you are unable to attend this event your application cannot be progressed.

You can also apply to be an audience member at the city hall event,  please RSVP to Naomi.McAteer@britishcouncil.org


In the interests of equal access, the costs of participating in Future Leaders Connect will be covered by the British Council. We are looking for exceptional individuals with the ideas, energy and commitment to work collaboratively with all members of Future Leaders Connect and with senior global leaders. You must also be able to travel to London between 18th to 27th October 2017.