Europakongress in Vienna

The Austrian daily newspaper “Die Presse” and the “Erste Group” hosted a top-class Europe Congress in Vienna on July 22, 2021. Keynote speakers included EU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, renowned publicist Ivan Krastev and Professor Klaus Schweinsberg. Several federal ministers were also guests.

Bundeswehr Conference 2021 as a hybrid event

Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer and Inspector General Eberhard Zorn outline the key points for the future of the Bundeswehr at this year’s Bundeswehr Conference. In the subsequent panel discussion, the Minister and the Inspector General exchange views on the implementation of the “white papers” with several security experts, including Dr. Claudia Major from the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik), retired Lieutenant General Heinrich Brauß from the German Council on Foreign Relations (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Auswärtige Politik) and Prof. Dr. Gabi Dreo Rodosek, Director of the CODE Research Institute.

This panel discussion was moderated by Prof. Dr. Klaus Schweinsberg, founder of the Centre for Strategy and Higher Leadership.

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Security Policy Roundtable

At the invitation of the Inspector General of the Bundeswehr, General Eberhard Zorn, CEOs and supervisory board members of well-known companies and high-ranking military officers met in Berlin on September 9, 2020 for an exchange of ideas on the topic of “Crisis Management and Corona”. The conversation was moderated by Professor Klaus Schweinsberg.

Africa Conference at the Bundeswehr Command and Staff College

The German Institute for Defence and Security Studies (GIDS) and the General Staff Courses at the Bundeswehr Command and Staff College (Führungsakademie der Bundeswehr) shed light on Africa’s prospects in a high-profile conference in Hamburg. Professor Klaus Schweinsberg chaired an expert panel consisting of military officers and representatives from NGOs, business and academia, in which the special role of China in Africa was discussed.

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26th Anniversary of the Deutsche Nationalstiftung

On November 5, 2019, the 26th Anniversary of the Deutsche Nationalstiftung was held under the theme “100 Years of the Weimar Constitution and the Future of Democracy.” Led by Prof. Dr. Heinrich August Winkler’s opening speech, which highlighted the strengths and weaknesses of the Weimar Constitution, the event was followed by a critical discussion of the democratic structures that exist today. Prof. Dr. Schweinsberg took over the moderation of the event this year.

f.l.t.r. Moderator Prof. Dr. Klaus Schweinsberg, Diana Kinnert (CDU), Peer Steinbrück (SPD), Renate Künast Bündnis (90/Die Grünen), Prof. Dr. Heinrich August Winkler, Lord Mayor Peter Kleine

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