Participants will include: Jean-Marie Guéhenno, former UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations; John Ikenberry, Princeton University; Sandra Kalniete, Member of the Latvian Parliament; Sergej Aleksandrovich Karaganov, Chairman of the Presidium of the Russian Council on Foreign and Defense Policy; Norbert Lammert, President of the German Bundestag; Yves Mény, President of the European University Institute;Thomas Risse, Freie Universität Berlin; Jacek Saryusz-Wolski, Member of the European Parliament; Wole Soyinka, Nobel Literature Laureate; Klaus Töpfer, former UNEP Executive Director; Richard von Weizsäcker, former German Federal President; Michael Zürn, Hertie School of Governance.
Please find the schedule on www.forum-berlin.eu.
The press conference will take place on February 19 at 12:00 noon. With: Unsuk Han, Korea University, Seoul; Volker Hassemer, Stiftung Zukunft Berlin; and Thomas Risse, Freie Universität Berlin.
Venue press talk and conference: Dresdner Bank, Pariser Platz 6, 10117 Berlin. Participation by personal invitation only. The conference is open to the press.
In cooperation with the theme days “1989 – Global Issues” at the Haus der Kulturen der Welt. Information on www.hkw.de.
The Forum Berlin. Politics and Academia in Dialogue will be a series of events organized by the Stiftung Zukunft Berlin in cooperation with the Governance Cluster of Freie Universität Berlin and the Hertie School of Governance. Forum Berlin is supported by a.o. The Hertie Foundation, the Senate Administration for Education, Science, and Research, and the Ebelin and Gerd Bucerius ZEIT Foundation.
Accreditation and Press Contact:
- Nicole Minten-Jung, Forum Berlin. Politics and Academia in Dialogue, c/o Stiftung Zukunft Berlin, Klingelhöferstraße 7, D-10785 Berlin
- Telephone: +49 (0)30 263 92 29-15, Fax: +49 (0)30 263 92 29-22, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org