Entries by Ines Klughardt

XIV Study Trip to the P.R. China

Beijing – Shenzhen – Hong Kong October 14 to 22, 2018 It is risky to go to China. However, it is even riskier not to go to China. Heinrich von Pierer, CEO Siemens, 1992-2005 The visit to Shenzhen, China’s so-called “Silicon Valley for Hardware”, was the focus of this year’s XIV Study Trip to China. […]

First Study Trip to Vietnam

Hanoi – Halong Bay – Ho-Chi-Minh-City October 7 to 14, 2018 “Money, Wealth, and Prosperity” are terms which came up again and again when Global Bridges members inquired about the current situation and future of Vietnam during their first Study Trip to the country in early October. These are the values ​​that the extraordinarily young […]

II Global Bridges Berlin Symposium

The Global Bridges Berlin Symposium was held for the second time from the September 23 to 25, 2018, under the motto “Klartext in der Politik”. The aim of the event was to give Global Bridges members the opportunity to talk directly with politicians in the current government in Berlin and to discuss contemporary and controversial […]

First Study Trip to Kenya and Rwanda

Nairobi – Kigali August 25-September 2, 2018 “We don’t want help, we need investment!’’ The cliché of a continent steeped in poverty and stagnation, from which only migration to Europe offers the possibility of a better life, stands in contrast to our week spent in Kenya and Rwanda. What we saw, were two countries on […]

Special Study Trip to Tibet

Lhasa – Shigatse – Namsto Lake July 7-12, 2018 For more than a quarter of a century, representatives from Global Bridges have been traveling to China. Throughout this time, they have had the chance to follow China’s impressive growth, appreciate its achievements, but also to perceive its sensitivities.