Topic: The Future of Afghanistan – seen from Europe and from China; Speakers: Dr. Jasper Wieck, Special Representative of the German Government for Afghanistan & Pakistan and South Asia & the Indo-Pacific; Dr. Almut Wieland-Karimi, Executive Director of the Center for International Peace Operations; Felix Lee, Correspondent, TAZ; Ming Shi, Independent Journalist; Moderator: Dr. Volker Stanzel, Ambassador (ret.)
Speaker: Dr. Norbert Riedel, German Ambassador to Singapore; Nikolaus Graf Lambsdorff, former German Ambassador to Malaysia, former Consul General in Hong Kong; Moderator: Dr. Peter Strüven, Сhairman, StrüvenConsulting, Member of the International Advisory Board, Global Bridges
In-person event at the invitation of the U.S. Consul General in Frankfurt, Norman Thatcher Scharpf.
Topic: Climate-related Energy Policy and Security Policy; Speakers: Professor Dr. Klaus Töpfer, Federal Minister (ret.); Sigmar Gabriel, Vice Chancellor (ret.); Chairman, Atlantik-Brücke e.V.; Moderator: Professor Dr. Friedbert Pflüger, Managing Director, Bingmann Pflüger International GmbH
Speakers: Andreas von Brandt, Ambassador of the European Union to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan; Prof. Dr. Neamat Nojumi, Professor at George Mason University; Moderator: Dr. Angela Stanzel, Researcher at Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik
Speakers: Dr. Stefan Traeger, Chairman of the Board, Jenoptik AG; Martin Kind, Owner and Managing Director, Kind-Gruppe; Moderator: Michael Behrens, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Die Himmelsschreiber
In-person, German-language event on September 7, 2021 in Berlin, Germany.
At the Museum Barberini, Potsdam, followed by dinner at Restaurant Waage (walking distance)