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

Erbil

Northern Iraq, May 28 — 2014

How does one survive in a politically unstable region? Shortly before the outbreak of IS hostilities against the Kurds, the Young Leaders experienced how the will to survive and modern economic thought prevail in one of the oldest cities in the world. In our everyday encounters we experienced the pursuit of a progressive civil society.

Sderot

Israel, April 30 – 2014

How can a conflict between two sides that claim history for themselves be resolved fairly? The religious, historical and material context of the tensions between Israelis and Palestinians can only be understood first-hand by going there, observing and listening. Global Bridges engaged in intensive discussions with negotiators from both sides. And just how fragile the status quo is between Israelis and Palestinians was demonstrated a few weeks after the trip, when violence broke out again, claiming the lives of countless victims.

Current

  • VI London Global Forum, March 2018

    At the Invitation of Carl-Peter Forster, Chairman of the Board of London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC)

Program – First Half of 2018

  • III Study Trip to the Islamic Republic of Iran, April 2018
  • VI Study Trip to Israel and the West Bank, April/May 2018
  • I Study Trip to Jordan, May 2018
  • XVII European-American Young Leaders Conference in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, May 2018
  • III Walther Leisler Kiep Symposium Berlin, June 2018

Past

  • Traditional New Year’s Dinner, January 2018

    At the Invitation of H.E., the Chinese Ambassador in Germany, Mr. Shi Mingde

  • II Hamburg Global Forum, January 2018
  • VIII New York Global Forum, December 2017

    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?“