First German-Chinese Video Symposium (in German) on January 18, 2022

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.)

Video Conference (in German) “Singapore leaping forward – the new Hong Kong?” on December 9

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

Thanksgiving Dinner / XX Frankfurt Global Forum on November 30

In-person event at the invitation of the U.S. Consul General in Frankfurt, Norman Thatcher Scharpf.

Second Global Bridges Climate Video Symposium (in German) on November 30

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

Video Conference “The Fall of Kabul: Lessons Learned?” on November 17

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

Video Conference (in German): “A new government: What does the economy expect?” on October 26

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

Global Bridges Day 2021 / Annual Membership Meeting

In-person, German-language event on September 7, 2021 in Berlin, Germany.

“Musée privé”: Exclusive Guided Tour of Exhibitions (meet in-person, in German) on September 6, 2021: Impressionism: The Hasso Plattner Collection & Impressionism in Russia: Dawn of the Avant-Garde

At the Museum Barberini, Potsdam, followed by dinner at Restaurant Waage (walking distance)

https://www.museum-barberini.com/en/exhibitions/

Video Symposium on August 16 (Englisch-language event): “New Data Economy and its Consequences”

Speakers: Young Sohn, CEO, Harman / Kardon ; until recently President of Samsung Electronics and Alastair Buchan, Chair of Stroke Research and Pro-Vice Chancellor of Oxford University. Moderator: Ali Aslan, International TV Presenter, Conference Moderator, Journalist

Third Chinese-German Video Symposium with the China Institute for International Strategic Studies (CIISS), March 2021

Topic: “How does the Biden administration affect the trilateral relationship between the United States, Europe and China”