Entries by Ines Klughardt

IV Walther Leisler Kiep Symposium 2019

Berlin, Germany June 24/25, 2019 Topic: China as a Global Competitor: Implications for Europe On 25 June 2019 the Fourth Walther Leisler Kiep Symposium discussed the challenges and opportunities of China’s rise. After generations of passive introspection, China is reappearing as an active power, engaging in foreign policy, staking out its geostrategic, territorial and technologic […]

VIII German-Chinese Young Leaders Conference

Dresden, Germany June 02 to 07, 2019 Topic: “Identify Bridge-Builder and Bridges of the 21st Centry” On the occasion of the VIII German-Chinese Young Leaders Conference, about 20 German and 20 Chinese young leaders the fields of politics, business and the media came together to in early June to discuss current issues and get to […]

II Study Trip to Russia

Moscow – St. Petersburg May 26 – June 1, 2019 This year’s Study Trip to Russia was set on the backdrop of a few key objectives: 1) to obtain a perspective on the political status quo and mindset in Russia in light of recent years’ political tensions (and sanctions) with the Western World, 2) to […]

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

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan May 19 to 23, 2019 Topic: “Kyrgyzstan in the Heart of Asia” Kyrgyzstan, a landlocked country nestled in the sphere of influence of two major world powers, was the destination of this year’s European-American Young Leaders conference. The young nation experienced a turbulent past with two revolutions taking place in 2005 and 2010 […]

XXXVII Berlin Global Forum, May 15, 2019

Topic: Africa Rising – Ethiopia and Ghana in Transition On Wednesday, May 15th, Global Bridges members, young leaders and friends came together in the offices of the Afrika-Verein der deutschen Wirtschaft e.V. to discuss the economic opportunities, challenges and developments in the African countries of Ghana and Ethiopia. Set as a lead-up to the Study […]