Forum on the World Economic Order Program: “Trademarking Innovation: Intellectual Property in the Digital Age”

July 20-27, 2019 | Washington, DC and Louisville, KY The Forum on the World Economic Order welcomed its ninth delegation of experts in July for a seven day study tour focusing on intellectual property rights around the world. During the program, which took place in Washington, DC and in Louisville, KY, the delegation met with… Read More

2019 Transatlantic Dialogue Conference Summary: Tarrif-ied of Change? The Future of Trumpian Transatlantic Trade

Experts on international trade based in Germany and in the U.S. discussed the new trade agreement replacing NAFTA, the US-Mexico-Canada agreement or USMCA, President Trump’s strategy in making trade policy for the United States, and how multilateral trade organizations need to be modernized for the current global trading system in which countries, such as the… Read More

2019 Transatlantic Dialogue Conference Summary: The Political Situation in Germany

Member of the Bundestag Torsten Herbst provided participants with an overview of the German political party system, evaluated the political situation in Germany after the most recent European Parliament and state elections, and analyzed what the election results could mean for Chancellor Angela Merkel’s grand coalition. The Political Situation in Germany after the European Parliament… Read More

2019 Transatlantic Dialogue Conference Summary: How can NATO Remain Fit for Purpose 70 Years After its Birth?

The security and defense session offered three different perspectives on NATO by experts working in the areas of security and defense policy. Peters, Pfeifle, and Pindur contemplated the future of the Alliance in the next century, the strategic challenges facing Germany, Europe, and the US, defense spending responsibilities, and the state of German military capabilities.… Read More

2019 Transatlantic Dialogue Conference Summary: The Political Situation in Canada

Canadians will head to the polls on October 21, 2019 to vote in the 2019 Canadian federal election. André Albinati gave participants a primer on the current political situation in Canada by reviewing the major parties’ platforms and analyzing the latest poll figures ahead of the 2019 federal election, and assessing the US-Canada trade relationship.… Read More

Wie geht es weiter nach den Midterm Elections?

Podiumsdiskussion mit Claus Gramckow und Christoph von Marschall zu den US-Zwischenwahlen In der vergangenen Woche fanden in den USA die ersten richtungsweisenden Wahlen seit der Präsidentschaftswahl 2016 statt. Bei den Midterm Elections wurden ein Drittel des Senats und das gesamte Repräsentantenhaus neu gewählt. Das Ergebnis machte eine Spaltung deutlich: zwar verloren die Republikaner im Repräsentantenhaus… Read More