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World in danger? A discussion with Ambassador Wolfgang Ischinger

Hosted by the Consul of the Cologne Interesting Talks Group
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Wed 07 Nov 19:00 - 22:00

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"World in danger?"
A discussion evening with Ambassador Wolfgang Ischinger

Protected content (Cologne), Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)

Prof. Wolfgang Ischinger (Chairman of the Munich Security Conference Foundation)

"We have the most dangerous world situation since the end of the Cold War."

65 million people worldwide are fleeing, crises and conflicts everywhere. The values ​​of the West and the liberal world order are called into question. Relations with Russia are at an all-time low, our dependence on China is growing, and under Donald Trump America has become unpredictable as Europe's most important ally.

What responsibility does Germany bear today? What does the world expect us to do? How do we achieve that the EU speaks with one voice, becomes a respected global political actor, and powerfully advocates the interests of the Protected content EU citizens? Wolfgang Ischinger, head of the Munich Security Conference, is one of the most experienced mediators in international politics. He analyzes the causes of the current crises and conflicts and shows that without a more active engagement of our country in an increasingly chaotic and conflictual world, the foundations of peace and prosperity will erode.

Wolfgang Ischinger, born in Protected content , has been chairman of the Munich Security Conference since Protected content is considered one of the most renowned German diplomats. State Secretary of the Foreign Office and ambassadors in Washington and London. He teaches as a professor at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin and advises governments, companies and international organizations on foreign and security issues.