greenXchange at ELC 2014

greenXchange at ELC 2014 in Brussels

This year's Young Leadership and greenXchange programs, to be held from March 28 – 31, 2014, will form part of the European Leadership Conference which is being held in Brussels this year.

The young leadership and greenXchange participants, hailing mainly from Germany and Israel, but also from France, Spain and Greece, will meet on Friday, 28th of March.

The program will start with a talk from Gideon Kouts, Envoy of Kol Israel (The Voice of Israel) in Paris, on anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism in Europe today, followed by a talk with Yossi Lempkowicz, the Senior Project Director of Promoting Tolerance Ltd on the importance and impact of advocating for Israel and KKL-JNF at the EU.

The participants will then spend a meaningful Shabbat together, which, along with the Shabbat festivities, will include an interesting program. On Saturday morning, the participants will go on a green walking tour of the city of Brussels, and in the afternoon, a workshop will be held with Dr. Holger Schlageter of the Schlageter Institute on leadership and communication. Later on, a presentation and overview of the greenXchange program will be held, after which representatives from different countries will present their Young Leadership initiatives. On Saturday night, greenXchange will hold a work session.

On Sunday morning, while other Young Leadership participants join ELC on a tour of Brussels, greenXchange will hold a set of working sessions where participants will present old and new projects and strategy papers. They will also plan and discuss the upcoming greenXchange 2014 seminar, which will be held this year in Germany.

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On late Sunday afternoon, the greenXchange group will work on their presentation to the ELC opening plenary, and will hold an open discussion on future goals and directions.

The group will then join the European Leadership Conference on at their opening event on Sunday evening, where they will present their activities to the opening plenary.