Field trips to destinations of geographical importance, conferences at focal points of world history, forums about issues with substance and relevant participants are the signature of our event calendar.
The resolution of the German Bundestag on the Armenian Genocide has put the small, but historically significant Caucasian state back into the center of current political debate. In the midst of this debate, we visit a country trying to come to terms with its history and to become a modern, prosperous national economy. Standing in the way are the Diaspora, the continuing Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, and overwhelmingly powerful neighboring states, all of which influence Armenian living conditions. How can the geopolitical placement and rich resources of the country be used to create a prosperous society and a stable democracy? Young Leaders from eighteen countries discuss ways to lead Armenians to free elections, to fight corruption, and to help the country rise out of poverty and to shift its focus to the future.
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“I am left with great confidence.”
Walther Leisler Kiep, January 5, 1926 – May 9, 2016
The Board of Directors and the members of Global Bridges are united in deep sadness over the death of Walther Leisler Kiep. Saying farewell to the founding father of our organization leaves us with painful wounds and deep gaps that will be hard to fill.
Far from the booming metropolises of Shanghai and Hong Kong, it is easy to witness the rebirth of a world power caught between traditional structures and new prosperity. A Chinese conversation partner casually pointed out that following decades of unprecedented growth and the increase in pollution, the app he uses to measure fine dust has almost become as important to him as weather reports.
At the Invitation of the German Consul General in New York David Gill
Guest Speaker: Phil Murphy, newly-elected Governor of New Jersey
XIV Frankfurt Global Forum / Thanksgiving Dinner, November 2017
At the Invitation of The U.S. Consul General Mr. James W. Herman in Frankfurt am Main
XXX Berlin Global Forum, November 2017
Guest Speaker: Ambassador (ret.) Dr. Volker Stanzel and Tim Wenniges (Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Shanghai) on „China after the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China – Where is the People's Republic Headed?“
XXIX Berlin Global Forum / Traditional Goose Dinner, November 2017
Guest Speaker: Rt Hon Baronesse Pauline Neville-Jones, DCMG, on "Where is Brexit Britain Going?"