Events

Field trips to destinations of geographical importance, conferences at focal points of world history, forums about issues with substance and relevant participants are the signature of our event calendar.

On Focus

XVII European-American Young Leaders Conference

Tashkent, Uzbekistan

May 27 – 31

“Uzbekistan: A Country in Transition”

Uzbekistan has served as a crossroads of civilizations for millennia. It was an important player in the Silk Road trade, has been part of numerous major world empires, and is now situated in the heart of modern Central Asia. This made Uzbekistan an ideal location to convene 38 young leaders from 12 countries for Global Bridges’ XVII European-American Young Leaders Conference at the end of May 2018.

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VI Study Trip to Israel and the West Bank

Tel Aviv – Ramallah – Be’er Sheva – Hebron – Bethlehem – Jerusalem – Sderot

April 25 –  May 3, 2018

I. Introduction

While the festivities of the 70th anniversary of Israel’s independence took place, our Global Bridges Delegation began its VI Study Trip to Israel and the West Bank.

The group arrived in Israel amidst the protests and aftermath that ensued as a result of US President Trump’s announcement officially recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Our many meetings and encounters with fascinating personalities allowed the group to receive firsthand insight to a region where it is debated like nowhere else, how politics could or should be conducted differently.

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III Study Trip to the Islamic Republic of Iran

April 7 – 14, 2018

Teheran, Yazd, Kashan

Fraught with exciting, new impressions and acquired knowledge, our Global Bridges delegation returned on April 15 from their Third Study Trip to Iran. Although the country is currently experiencing a boom, the economic crisis remains omnipresent. Over the past few years, the sanctions have isolated the country more and more from the outside world. Given these conditions, it was even more astounding for our group to experience the amount of hospitality and curiosity the local population demonstrates towards western travelers as well as how relentlessly this population has searched for solutions in order to create new perspectives.

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Current

  • III Walther Leisler Kiep Symposium Berlin, June 26-27, 2018
  • VI München Global Forum, October 25, 2018

    Topic: SPACE – THE NEW PLACE? Risks and Opportunities of Space Traffic

Program – First Half of 2018

  • III Walther Leisler Kiep Symposium Berlin, June 26-27, 2018
  • VII German-Chinese Young Leaders Conference Inner Mongolia, P.R. China, July 1-6, 2018
  • Special Study Trip to Tibet, P.R. China, July 6-12, 2018
  • I Study Trip to Kenya and Rwanda, August 26 – September 2, 2018
  • II Global Bridges Symposium Berlin Berlin, September 24-25, 2018

Past

  • XXII Berlin Global Forum, June 7, 2018 (new date)

    Topic: “Bitcoin – Blockchain: From Sensation to Rehabilitation?”

    Guest Speaker: Felix Hufeld, President of the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin)

    Panelists: Mark Turell ( CEO & Founder of Vork), Peter Müller-Brühl (Member of the Board of Greencom Networks) and Stephanie Adam (Senior Consultant at Apricum - The Cleantech Advisory)

    Host and Moderator: Jan-Friedrich Kallmorgen (CEO of Berlin Global Advisors)

  • XVII European-American Young Leaders Conference in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, May 27-31, 2018
  • I Study Trip to Jordan, May 4-11, 2018 (CANCELLED)
  • VI Study Trip to Israel and the West Bank, April 25 – May 3, 2018
  • III Study Trip to the Islamic Republic of Iran, April 7-15, 2018