Entries by Global Bridges

Mutual interest, brave decisions and real commitment. The future of European-African relations

15 July, 2020 On July 15, our video conference on “Europe and Africa as partners” took place. Just in time for the German EU Council Presidency, our guest speaker Günter Nooke, the German Chancellor’s Personal Representative for Africa, provided deep insights into the relationship between Europe and the African continent. We discussed the challenges and […]

The West and China & Hong Kong – tensions and an open future

June 22, 2020 The focus of our video conference on June 22 was China and the West. It was an exciting discussion between two experts in this field: Wolfgang Niedermark, representative of the German industry and Chairman of the German Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, and Dr. Hubert Lienhard, former Chairman of the Asia-Pacific […]

“We zoom there” – “Europe in crisis: how is the European Union holding together?” With David McAllister

June 4, 2020 On Thursday 4 June, Global Bridges members came together for a video conference on the topic “Europe in crisis: how is the European Union holding together?”. Guest speaker of the evening was David McAllister, MEP and Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, who provided the participants with an exciting and insightful impression […]

Israel, the Middle East and the Coronacrisis

May 18/25, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic challenges all societies. It changes their dynamics and the routines of their people. The Middle East and especially Israel are particularly affected by this development, as both Dr Asher Susser on May 18 and Dr Gershon Baskin on May 25 explained to us in the two Global Bridges video […]