Young Founders Conference, September 15 - 18, 2016 in Berlin

For the third time, the Young Founders Conference in Berlin marks the beginning of Westerwelle Foundation’s annual Young Founders Programme. Young entrepreneurs from all around the world were invited to take part in the Young Founders Programme. Almost 200 innovative talents have applied. This year’s 25 Young Founders come from 15 countries.

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Mentoring Programme for Young Founders 2016

Within the Young Founders Programme, the Westerwelle Foundation launches a mentorship programme. For one year, starting with the Young Founders Conference 2016, the Fellows will be guided and supported by German business personalities.

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The Apprenticeship Challenge - Apply now!

Together with our partners The DO School and Sinal do Vale we challenge you to develop innovative ways to promote apprenticeships or vocational training to reduce global youth unemployment and create a sustainable future.

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Michael Mronz meets UN Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth

During his visit to New York, the Chairman of the Board Michael Mronz met, amongst others, the UN Secretary-Generals's Envoy on Youth Ahmad Alhendawi to talk with him about the foundation's work and possible links to UN-projects.

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Michael Mronz visits Startup Haus Tunis

Chairman of the Board, Michael Mronz, travelled to Tunisia and visited the Startup Haus Tunis, a project of Westerwelle Foundation and partner enpact in the Tunisian capital. He also met with partner organizations, entrepreneurs and civil society institutions.

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