International Updates

Meet the 11 Emerging Leaders who Joined President Obama for a Conversation in Bogotá

May 30, 2019 11:45 AM

“Thanks to the strength and spirit of the Colombian people, today’s Colombia is moving toward a future of optimism and hope.” —President Obama, 2016 From… More

Two years later, catch up with the leaders President Obama met in Brazil

May 30, 2019 10:00 AM

When President Obama sat down with eleven emerging leaders from across Brazil for a conversation about their work in the fall of… More

Celebrating Mandela 100

April 26, 2019 3:15 PM

This past weekend, President Obama joined Graça Machel for a conversation on Nelson Mandela’s legacy and the future of Africa as a part of the… More

President Obama To Engage Young European Leaders at Town Hall in Berlin

March 19, 2019 9:00 AM

CHICAGO—Today, the Obama Foundation announced that President Barack Obama will speak at a town hall with emerging leaders from across Europe in Berlin, Germany, on… More

When Worlds Collide: Obama Foundation Scholar and African Leader Team Up to Help African Women

January 25, 2019 9:55 AM

We have a theory at the Obama Foundation: that if you connect young leaders together—even if they work in different countries, toward different ends—they can… More

President Obama Announces Obama Foundation Asia-Pacific Leaders Program

January 7, 2019 11:31 AM

Foundation will host major gathering of emerging leaders in Asia in 2019 HONOLULU, Hawaiʻi — President Barack Obama announced late Sunday that the… More

Meet the Leaders at the Asia-Pacific Program Design Workshop Hawaiʻi

January 5, 2019 2:31 PM

The 21 leaders joining us for the design workshop that kicked off on Friday, January 4, hail from 16 countries and territories from across the… More

Obama Foundation To Host Workshop in Hawaiʻi to Design Asia-Pacific Leaders Program

January 3, 2019 8:30 AM

HONOLULU, Hawaiʻi — As part of the Obama Foundation’s efforts to inspire, empower, and connect emerging leaders around the world, the Foundation will host a… More

Designing the Asia-Pacific Leaders Program

January 2, 2019 11:30 PM

“What’s best in me, and what’s best in my message, is consistent with the tradition of Hawaiʻi.” —President Obama, 2004 As President Obama met with… More

President Obama Meets with Young Leaders from Across Europe at Roundtable in Amsterdam

September 29, 2018 1:48 PM

AMSTERDAM — President Obama met today with 11 young leaders from around Europe to learn more about their work and discuss how the Obama Foundation… More

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