Future Leaders Connect – the global network of emerging policy leaders 

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

The programme – As part of Future Leaders Connect, you will travel to the UK for ten days to take part in our advanced policy and leadership programme and become a part of the British Council’s long-term global network of emerging policy leaders. You will discuss today’s biggest challenges in the UK Houses of Parliament, meet world leaders, learn at the Møller Institute, Churchill College, University of Cambridge and gain exclusive access to a range of policy leaders as well as visiting some of the UK’s leading institutions. 

The programme is fully accessible, the costs of travel, accommodation and meals are funded by the British Council. To take part you must be aged 18-35, have a policy vision for change and the potential to be a senior leader. You must be living in one of the participating countries – Brazil, Canada, Ethiopia, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Poland, Tunisia and the UK. 

Applications to become a Future Leaders Connect member will open again on 11 March 2020. 

Online resources – Being part of the Future Leaders Connect online community means you will have access to a range of free policy and leadership professional development resources wherever you are in the world. Register to join the community and receive access to free online courses with UK universities, exclusive videos from senior leaders and the latest articles and insight on intelligent policymaking and leadership advice and guidance. 

Our free online course – Ideas for a Better World starts again in June 2020.