Tom Vandenkendelaere (1984) currently is the national chairman of JONGCD&V, the youth wing of the Flemish Christian-democratic party CD&V. Tom is a University of Kent graduate (MA in International Relations) and is in the process of finishing a PhD thesis on the development of Polish-German relations in the context of Poland's 2004 EU accession. Fluently in English, German, French and Dutch, Tom uses his spare time to play volleyball or watch rally. His priorities in YEPP are a more solid physical presence of YEPP in Brussels, a stronger focus on education in Europe and a full-fledged open-debate culture within YEPP.
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