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Berlin Foreign Policy Forum
   

Berlin Foreign Policy Forum

Berlin Foreign Policy Forum

Since its establishment in 2011, the Berlin Foreign Policy Forum has become the most important annual foreign policy gathering in Berlin. The Berlin Forum convenes around 250 high-ranking national and international politicians, government representatives, experts and journalists to discuss the foreign policy challenges for Germany and Europe. In addition to the German foreign policy community, more than half of the participants come from other European countries, the Middle East, Asia and the United States. Attracting more than 65.000 live views in 2019, the Berlin Forum reaches an even broader European and international audience.

The Berlin Forum was initiated on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the re-establishment of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs after the Second World War and is hosted in cooperation with the Ministry.

The stated aim of the Berlin Forum is to stimulate interest in central foreign policy topics among a wider public in Germany and other countries, and for this reason our pro-active public relations support makes full use of the new media. We place particular emphasis on participation by the younger generation.

Berlin Foreign Policy Forum 2020

Turning Crisis into Opportunity? Europe in a (Post-) Pandemic World Order

24 November 2020, Berlin

The Coronavirus Crisis is not only affecting our daily lives, it is also contesting the pillars of German foreign policy: international cooperation, European integration and economic globalization. This potentially transformative crisis comes at a time when Germany assumes the EU Council presidency. Discussions about European solidarity, crisis management and reconstruction will head the presidency’s agenda. At the same time, there are other pressing issues that will need to be addressed, such as relations with China and the United States. The Berlin Forum will be an excellent opportunity to debate these challenges among a group of global foreign policy experts and decision-makers.

This year’s Berlin Forum will take place as a hybrid event with on-site sessions in Berlin – if circumstances allow – and in a virtual format.

Selected Speakers

Heiko Maas, MdB

Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, Federal Republic of Germany

Samantha Power

Samantha Power, Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations

Dr. Karen Donfried

President, German Marshall Fund of the United States

Peter Altmaier, MdB

Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, Federal Republic of Germany

Dr. Eric Schmidt

Former Executive Chairman and CEO, Google; Co-Founder, Schmidt Futures

Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, MdB

Federal Minister of Defence, Federal Republic of Germany

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Contact

Berlin Office
Pariser Platz 4a
10117 Berlin
Phone +49 • 30 • 206 267 - 60
Fax +49 • 30 • 206 267 - 67
Twitter @KoerberIP
Facebook @KoerberStiftungInternationalAffairs

Liana Fix
Programme Director
Berlin Foreign Policy Forum; Körber Policy Game; Körber Strategic Stability Initiative; The Berlin Pulse

+49 • 30 • 206 267 - 77
fix@koerber-stiftung.de
Twitter @LianaFix

Julia Ganter
Programme Manager
Berlin Foreign Policy Forum; The Berlin Pulse

+49 • 30 • 206 267 - 64
ganter@koerber-stiftung.de

Christoph Heilmeier (parental leave)
Programme Manager
Berlin Foreign Policy Forum; Körber Strategic Stability Initiative

+49 • 30 • 206 267 - 66
heilmeier@koerber-stiftung.de

Theresa Kirch
Programme Manager
Berlin Foreign Policy Forum; Körber Policy Game

+49 • 30 • 206 267 - 69
kirch@koerber-stiftung.de

Leonie Stamm
Programme Manager
Berlin Foreign Policy Forum; Körber Strategic Stability Initiative

+49 • 30 • 206 267 - 66
stamm@koerber-stiftung.de

The Berlin Pulse

The Berlin Pulse contrasts perspectives on German foreign policy by high-ranking international authors with current German public opinion based on representative surveys. Both the domestic and international expectations focus on the most pressing international challenges Germany currently faces. They elaborate on what German international responsibility should entail.

The Berlin Pulse is published annually on the occasion of the Berlin Foreign Policy Forum.

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