The EU as a Global Actor

From the Inside Out: The Internal Development of the European Union and its Future Role in an Interdependent World

(Berlin; July 7th - 10th, 2011)
We are privileged to include as speakers many distinguished experts from the fields of international politics, culture and art, diplomacy, the private sector and civil society.

Speakers for the Conference include:
  • Anna Maria Darmanin
    Vice President Communication, European Economic and Social Committee, EU
  • Benjamin Hanna
    Cultural Department, German Foreign Office
  • Prof. Dr. Carsten Giersch
    Director, Berlin Risk Institute
  • Prof. Dr. Christian Tuschhoff
    Department of International Relations, Free University Berlin
  • H. E. Ambassador Dietrich von Kyaw
    Former German Ambassador
  • H. E. Ambassador Ernst-Jörg von Studnitz
    Former German Ambassador to Russia; Chairman of the German – Russian Forum
  • H. E. Ambassador Ilgvars Klava
    Ambassador of Latvia to Germany
  • Dr. Jackson Janes
    Executive Director of the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at the Johns Hopkins University in Washington, DC
  • Jan Brunner
    Third Secretary of the Embassy of Czcech Republic to Germany
  • H. E. Ambassador Karl-Erik Norrman
    Former Swedish Ambassador; Secretary General of the European Cultural Parliament (tbc)
  • H. E. Ambassador Lazăr Comănescu
    Romanian Ambassador to Germany
  • Marietje Schaake
    Member of the European Parliament
  • H. E. Ambassador Montaser Oklah al-Zou'Bi
    Ambassador of Jordan to the EU
  • Peter Altmaeir
    Member of the German Parliament
  • Sarmad Hussain
    Cultural Commission, German Parliament
  • The Hon. Sir Tony Brenton
    Former British Ambassador to Russia
  • Prof. Dr. Ulrich Brückner
    Jean Monnet Professor for European Studies, Stanford University in Berlin