Entries by Ines Klughardt

XIII Study Trip to China

Beijing, Shangri-La, Shanghai, Hangzhou, Wuzhen, and Hong Kong October 15 to 28, 2017 This year’s trip to China was overshadowed by the 19th Party Congress of the Chinese Communist Party which took place during our stay. When we were in Beijing, the number of police officers and the amount of neighborhood watches reached an unprecedented […]

Global Bridges’ First Study Trip to Russia

Kolomna, Moscow and St. Petersburg September 23 to 30,  2017 “Russia is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma,” said Winston Churchill. In order to solve this puzzle at a time when more is talked about others than with others, a delegation from Global Bridges traveled for the first time to Moscow and […]

VI German-Chinese Young Leaders Conference

Hamburg, Germany August 20 to 25, 2017 „The Challenges Facing Today’s Young Leaders“ 40 Young Leaders from Germany and the People’s Republic of China came together in the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg to discuss both the challenges as well as the opportunities of today’s global development. The Military Academy of the German Armed […]

IX Young Leaders Alumni Conference

Gdansk, Poland July 6 to 9, 2017 “Bridges or Chasms between East and West? – A Polish Case Study” At the point where Poland meets the Baltic Sea, our Young Leaders and Global Bridges members dedicated three days of stimulating debate, study visits, and sightseeing to the (re-)discovery of Gdansk. Fueled by the enthralling speeches […]