The Future of EU Foreign Policy

An International Conference on the Political, Economic and Cultural Dimensions of EU Foreign Policy

(Berlin; January 4th - 6th, 2011)

Conference Speakers

The speakers during the conference will include leading figures and experts from international politics, academia, the diplomatic community, civil society and the private sector, from across the world. These speakers will include a number of individuals from the ICD Advisory Board (for further information about the Advisory Board please click here).

Speakers for the Conference include:
  • Dr. Ali Ahmad Jalali
    Distinguished Professor at the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies of the National Defense University, Washington
  • Amb. Cynthia Schneider
    Professor of Cultural Diplomacy at Georgetown University, Former U.S. Ambassador to the Netherlands
  • Dan Mulhall
    Embassy of Ireland in Germany
  • Amb. Elena Poptodorova
    Ambassador of Bulgaria to the USA
  • Dr. Emil Constantinescu
    Former President of Romania
  • Dr. Fred Charles Iklé
    Former United States Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
  • Dr. Gerhard Sabathil
    Director for Strategy, Coordination and Analysis – European Commission
  • Amb. Ilgvars Klava
    Ambassador of Latvia to Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Inge Kaul
    Former Director of UNDP's Office of Development Studies
  • Lord Jack McConnell
    Former First Minister of Scotland
  • Dr. Jackson Janes
    Executive Director of the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at the Johns Hopkins University in Washington, DC
  • Admiral James Milton Loy
    Former United States Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security; Former Commandant of the Coast Guard
  • Dr. Karen Donfried
    Executive Vice President, the German Marshall Fund of the United States
  • Klaus Linsenmeier
    Director, Heinrich Böll Stiftung North America
  • Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović
    Ambassador of Croatia to United States
  • The Honorable Michael Chertoff
    Former United States Secretary of Homeland Security
  • Dr. Miomir Zuzul
    Former Foreign Minister of Croatia, President of Dubrovnik International University
  • Dr. Petri Hakkarainen
    Second Secretary, Embassy of Finland in Germany
  • Dr. Solomon Passy
    Former Foreign Minister of Bulgaria
  • The Hon. Senator Tim Hutchinson
    Former United States Senator from Arkansas
  • Prof. Dr. Ulrich Brückner
    Jean Monnet Professor for European Studies, Stanford University in Berlin
  • Senator William Emerson Brock III
    18th United States Secretary of Labor; Former United States Senator from Tennessee; 8th United States Trade Representative
  • H.E. Yasar Yakis
    Former Foreign Minister of Turkey