The 2024 Laboratories of Democracy cohort is open for applications from U.S., German and Canadian State Legislators. The application deadline is October 10, 2023.
The 2023 cohort of the U.S.-German Forum Future Agriculture, comprising 16 German and U.S. arable farming professionals, recently released a set of policy recommendations on climate and agriculture.
The 2023 cohort of the Laboratories of Democracy Initiative has developed recommendations and action points for addressing structural changes and revitalization of post-industrial areas.
At the Aspen Institute Germany we want to promote value-based leadership, constructive dialogue, and international cooperation to tackle today‘s most pressing global challenges: geopolitical and geoeconomic conflicts, climate change, the health crisis, cyber risks, digitalization.
- U.S.-German Forum Future Agriculture: Harvesting Sustainable Solutions – Transatlantic Insights on Climate-smart Arable Farming
- Both Europe and the United States are central to shaping a more sustainable agricultural future. To overcome mutual challenges and to provide joint global leadership for the future of agriculture, a better mutual understanding of different agricultural practices, standards, and ideas is needed. The U.S.-German Forum Future Agriculture project, led by the Aspen Institute Germany […]
- Sep 27, 2023
- Disinformation and the Role of Influencers in Times of Conflict: Third Digital Workshop on the Topic of Combating Disinformation
- On October 04, 2023, the Aspen Institute Germany hosts an online workshop as part of the project “Disinformation and the Role of Social Media Influencers in Times of Crises, Conflicts, and Wars” with the topic “What to Do against Disinformation? Approaches from the Individual to the EU-Level”. Distinguished speaker Lutz Güllner, Head of the Strategic Communication Division of the […]
- Oct 04, 2023
- Future Cities – A Transatlantic Townhall: Closing Conference
- Cities are a hub for political, economic and social developments. They not only stand for innovation, progress and change, but also bear a great responsibility with regard to climate change, social justice and inclusivity, mobility, health and the future of work. The transatlantic cooperation project “Future Cities” aims to raise awareness of the complexity of […]
- Oct 12, 2023
U.S.-German Forum Future Agriculture: Recommendations on Climate for the National Level and Transatlantic Cooperation
In this publication, the 2023 cohort of the U.S.-German Forum Future Agriculture presents their policy recommendations on climate and agriculture for the national level and for transatlantic cooperation.
Cities, Inclusion, and the Next Generation Supporting Leadership of Young People in the Civic and Social Sectors: Case Study Atlanta
The third Townhall Dispatch from “Future Cities – A Transatlantic Townhall Project” is now online!
With Sarah Wagner, Deputy Director and Project Manager, Atlantic Academy Rheinland-Pfalz and Doris Simon, Correspondent for the USA and Canada, Deutschlandradio.
With Dr. Ben Schreer, Executive Director and Head of the European Security and Defence Programme at the Berlin-based International Institute for Strategic Studies-Europe (IISS).
With Ulrike Franke, Senior Policy Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) in Paris, and Roland Nelles, Chief Correspondent and Bureau Chief of the news magazine Der Spiegel in Washington, D.C.
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