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YCOR Collaborations

Sometimes 1+1 is 3. While each YCOR member is impactful on their own, the meeting of minds often leads to bigger and better ideas and collaborations. All members offer their support to each other to make ideas and initiatives work. A selection of current projects can be found on this page. Feel free to connect […]

Buddy Programme

We have together set up a Buddy Program: a large part of the Young Club of Rome members is working with experienced seniors to strike a deal that will have positive impact. Ranging from writing an article together, to building a factory for 3D-printed houses. Find examples of topics they are working on below: YCOR […]

Thought leadership

The wealth of experiences that our group harbours continuously enriches our thinking and informs our work. We often get together to develop our thinking further and aim to spread what we learn, as storytellers and in writing, to also use our knowledge and skills for the benefit of people outside our own group. The full […]


We share knowledge and insights with each other 24/7. Watch, read and learn with us as we share some highlights here.

YCoR Leadership Weekend – The art of standing still

Posted on Jul 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

“The art of standing still when the world is on fire – who can do that?” The weekend of June 5th, the Young Club of Rome invited a group of 15 young people to come to a stand still in primitive Dutch nature: the beautiful area of Roggebotstaete, in the province of Flevoland. Participants were […]

Vincent Kneefel starts Kickstarter

Vincent Kneefel starts Kickstarter

Posted on Sep 24, 2014 in In the media | No Comments

YCOR-member Vincent Kneefel launched a Kickstarter for his book Giants of the Caribbean. We all support him in his quest! Why? Let Vincent explain: “Over the last 10 years I have seen the oceans change with my own eyes. Mangrove forests and coral reefs, the nurseries for most ocean life, are under heavy distress. In […]

Nils Beers speaks about Wubbo Ockels on BNR

Nils Beers speaks about Wubbo Ockels on BNR

Posted on May 19, 2014 in In the media | No Comments

After Wubbo Ockels passed away, YCOR member Nils Beers was invited to speak at BNR yesterday, about his collaboration with Wubbo and how he inspired him to always think in opportunities. Listen to the interview (in Dutch) here.

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