Miriam Meckel becomes Chief Editor of Wirtschaftswoche

Miriam Meckel (Germany, MNP 2008) is now the Chief Editor of the German economic magazine Wirtschaftswoche, after a distinguished academic career at St. Gallen University. We wish her all the best for her new post.

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Irish fellow honoured by French government

Fiach MacConghail (MNP, Ireland, 2004) has been awarded the prestigious Ordre des Arts et Lettres by the French government. The order is the country’s highest cultural award and was awarded to the director of the Abbey Theate for his many artistic achievements.

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2012 Multinational Fellows start arriving in Philadelphia

It’s that time of year when all MNP alumni start feeling nostalgic, remembering their arrival in Philadelphia, and feeling envious of the new cohort. We wish them all the best possible Eisenhower experience over the next two months.

There are 7 Europeans among the 2012 MNP Fellows:

Dr William Crawley, a journalist from Northern Ireland

Pascal Dupeyrat, a strategic investment lobbyist from France

Roxana Damaschin Tecu, a social entrepreneur from Romania

Mehmet Gürcan Daimagüler, a lawyer from Germany

Faik Tunay, a member of the Turkish Grand National Assembly

Dearbhail McDonald, a journalist from the Republic of Ireland

Dr Valerie Cummins, a research director from the Republic of Ireland

All descriptions and the full list of 2012 MNP are available on the Eisenhower website.

++UPDATE++

19 April 2012

William Crawley is blogging about his experiences on the Fellowship, you’ll be able to follow his journey at http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/ni/

Happy New Year

All the best for 2012 to all Eisenhower Fellows, in Europe and beyond. May this be a year of many contacts amongst us all, with as many as possible recorded here!

2012 MNP Fellows announced

I’m sure we’ll all remember with nostalgia the excitement when the list of all fellows for our programme went live, so we could get our first impression of the people with whom we would be spending those incredible months. The 2012 list has now been published and there are a number of Europeans among them:

You can find their details and those of all 2012 MNP Fellows on the Eisenhower website.

We wish them all the best for what will undoubtedly be an amazing experience, and hope that they will stay in touch with other European fellows on their return.

Belgian Fellow appointed to new post

Michael Voordeckers (MNP 2010, Belgium) has been appointed by Hill & Knowlton International Belgium as Associate Director on the EU Public Affairs team.

Mapping your Fellowship

Antonia Mochan (MNP 2008, EU) has put together a Google Map of her fellowship, showing where she went when. Has anyone else done something like this? We’d love to show it if you have. Contact us if you’d like help to put one together.