Events

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.

On Focus

Traditional Chinese New Year’s Dinner

On Friday, January 26th, our Global Bridges Members once again enjoyed the gracious hospitality of the Chinese Ambassador to Germany, H.E. Mr. Shi Mingde, who invited them to dinner on the occasion of the Chinese New Year.

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Study Trips, Conferences, and Global Forums 2018

In 2018, we will continue to follow our motto, “Wir fahren hin” (We go there), and to seek personal encounters and experiences in areas of geostrategic importance, such as in Iran, Israel and the West Bank, Jordan, Tibet, Kenya and Rwanda, China, Vietnam, and Uzbekistan.

For further information please see the following preliminary schedule of events for this year:

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VIII New York Global Forum

This year’s annual festive holiday breakfast took place on December 14th on the top floor of the German House in New York City. The event was hosted by German Consul General, Mr. David Gill, in cooperation with Global Bridges. The guest of honor was Mr. Philip D. Murphy, Governor-Elect of New Jersey and longtime friend of Global Bridges.

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Current

  • X Young Leaders Alumni Conference / Global Bridges Conference, July 11-14, 2019

    Riga/Jūrmala, Latvia

  • II Study Trip to Africa, September 15 – 21, 2019

    Ethiopia – Ghana

  • XV Study Trip to the P.R. China, October 20 – November 03, 2018

    Beijing – Dunhuang (Gansu Province) – Chongqing (Chongqing) – Guilin (Guangxi Province) – Hong Kong (Hong Kong)

  • XX Frankfurt Global Forum / Thanksgiving Dinner, November 2019

    At the invitation of the U.S. Consul General in Frankfurt, Mrs. Patricia Lacina

    Frankfurt am Main, Germany

  • XXXV Berlin Global Forum / Traditional Goose Dinner, December 2019

    Berlin, Germany

Program – Second Half of 2018

Momentarily no announcements on short notice.

Past

  • IV Walther Leisler Kiep Symposium, June 24 and 25, 2019

    Berlin, Germany

  • VIII German- Chinese Young Leaders Conference, June 2-7, 2019

    Dresden/Freiberg, Germany

  • II Study Trip to Russia, May 26 – June 1, 2019

    Moscow – Saint Petersburg/ TBC

  • XVIII European-American Young Leaders Conference, May 19-23, 2019

    Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

  • XIX Frankfurt Global Forum, April 10, 2019

    Raclette-Night at the invitation of Dr. Urs Hammer, Swiss Consul General.

    Topic: The bilateral relationship between Switzerland and German from the perspective of European politics