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Round Table 2018: Agenda

München, 15.–18. Februar 2018

Thursday, 15 February 2018

Reception and Welcome Dinner

Friday, 16 February 2018

Discussion with Anders Fogh Rasmussen, fmr. Secretary General, North Atlantic Treaty Organization; fmr. Prime Minister, Kingdom of Denmark; Founder, Rasmussen Global, Copenhagen

Discussion with Mark Leonard, Director, European Council on Foreign Relations, Berlin

Participation in the 54th Munich Security Conference:

  • Welcome Remarks by the Conference Chairman
  • Opening Statement by Ursula von der Leyen, Federal Minister of Defence, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin
  • Opening Statement by Florence Parly, Minister of the Armed Services, French Republic, Paris
  • Opening Statement by António Guterres, Secretary-General, United Nations, New York
  • Opening Statement by Sheik Tamim Al-Thani, Emir, State of Qatar, Doha
  • Statement by Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Brussels
  • Panel Discussion: Defence Cooperation in the EU and NATO: More European, More Connected, More Capable?
  • Statement by Petro Poroshenko, President, Ukraine, Kyiv

Reception hosted by the Lord Mayor of Munich

Discussion with H.E. Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, State of Qatar, Doha

Participation in the 54th Munich Security Conference:

  • Statement by Joseph R. Biden Jr., fmr. Vice President of the United States of America; Chairman, Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement, Washington, DC
  • Night Owl Session: Present at Destruction? The Liberal International Order Under Threat

Saturday, 17 February 2018

Early Bird Breakfast with Jeffrey Feltman, Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs, United Nations, New York

Participation in the 54th Munich Security Conference:

  • Statement by Sigmar Gabriel, Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin
  • Statement by Theresa May, Prime Minister, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, London
  • Statement by Jean-Claude Juncker, President, European Commission, Brussels
  • Statement by Mateusz Morawiecki, Prime Minister, Republic of Poland, Warsaw
  • Statement by Sebastian Kurz, Federal Chancellor, Republic of Austria, Vienna
  • Statement by Edouard Philippe, Prime Minister, French Republic, Paris
  • Statement by Binali Yıldırım, Prime Minister, Republic of Turkey, Ankara
  • Statement by Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Russian Federation, Moscow
  • Statement by Herbert Raymond McMaster, Lieutenant General, National Security Advisor to the President, United States of America, Washington, DC

Working Luncheon with Tzipi Livni, Head, HaTnua Party and Co-leader, Zionist Union Party; fmr. Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, State of Israel, Jerusalem

Participation in the 54th Munich Security Conference:

  • Panel Discussion: Nuclear Security: Out of (Arms) Control?
  • Statement by Beatrice Fihn, Executive Director, The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons; Nobel Peace Prize Laureate 2017, Geneva
  • Statement by Jim Yong Kim, President, The World Bank, Washington, DC
  • Panel Discussion: Securing the Sahel

Discussion with Lieutenant General Herbert Raymond McMaster, National Security Advisor to the President, United States of America, Washington, DC

Discussion with H.E. Dr. Ursula von der Leyen, Federal Minister of Defence, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Joint Dinner with Munich Young Leaders Alumni

Participation in the 54th Munich Security Conference:

  • Night Cap Session: What Should Keep Us Up At Night?

Sunday, 18 February 2018

Early Bird Breakfast with H.E. Ng Eng Hen, Minister of Defence, Republic of Singapore

Participation in the 54th Munich Security Conference:

  • Congressional Debate: United States Foreign Policy
  • Statement by Benjamin Netanyahu, Prime Minister, State of Israel, Jerusalem
  • Panel Discussion: Widening Gulf
  • Statement by Mohammad Javad Zarif, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Islamic Republic of Iran, Tehran
  • Statement by Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh
  • Closing Remarks by the Conference Chairman

Working Luncheon with Jens Spahn, Parliamentary State Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance, Berlin

Farewell

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