International Updates

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

Get to know the leaders who joined President Obama for a conversation in Amsterdam

September 29, 2018 1:06 PM

President Obama met with four young leaders during the Kirchentag in Berlin in the spring of 2017 for a conversation on civic engagement, and today,… More

Goalkeepers Youth Action Accelerator: Ramping up Development

September 26, 2018 6:22 PM

Today, the Obama Foundation is excited to announce our participation in a new opportunity for young leaders, led by CIVICUS and the Bill… More

Obama Foundation Welcomes Inaugural Cohort of Scholars to Chicago to Kick Off Year-Long Program

August 27, 2018 10:00 AM

37 Scholars will participate in Obama Foundation Scholars programs at Columbia University and University of Chicago Obama… More

President Obama: “Mandela’s most important lesson”

July 20, 2018 11:48 AM

Earlier today, President Obama sent a message to the Obama Foundation email list on Mandela Day and Madiba’s legacy, and his reflections on the inspiring… More

Leaders: Africa Wednesday Recap with Chimwemwe John Paul Manyozo

July 19, 2018 1:04 PM

Earlier today, Chimwemwe John Paul Manyozo shared his reflection on his experience at the Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa program in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Wednesday, July 18. More

Leaders: Africa Tuesday Recap with Simidele Adeagbo

July 18, 2018 9:38 AM

Earlier today, Simidele Adeagbo shared a reflection on her experience at the Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa program in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Tuesday, July 17. If… More

Leaders: Africa Monday Recap

July 17, 2018 9:30 AM

Earlier today, we shared the update below about the Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa program in Johannesburg, South Africa, recapping the inspiring events on Monday, July 16. More