Leadership in Action

09. December 2022 (11:00 -13:00)

The Aspen Institute Central Europe, the Aspen Ministers Forum, the Bertelsmann Foundation and Charles University are proud to invite you to a public event featuring two panels with former foreign ministers from around the world to focus on leadership during challenging times and the current state of world affairs.

📅 The event will take place on Friday December 9, 2022, from 11 am – 1 pm CET and will be STREAMED ONLINE HERE

The Leadership in Action Series offers an opportunity to take a deep dive with leaders from the Aspen Ministers Forum, and in cooperation with Bertelsmann Foundation, on what we might learn about leadership from leaders of today and the past.


This panel will explore select ministers’ experiences leading in times of crisis. They will share their insights gained on the frontlines of world politics.


🔶 Susana Malcorra, Senior Advisor, IE University; Former Chief of Staff to the United Nations Secretary General; Former Foreign Minister of Argentina
🔷 Federica Mogherini, Rector, College of Europe; Former High Representative to the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the European Commission; Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Italy
🔶 Marina Kaljurand, Member of Parliament, European Parliament; Former Minister
of Foreign Affairs of Estonia

🎙 The panel will be moderated by Tony Silberfeld, Director of Transatlantic Relations, Bertelsmann Foundation.


This panel will focus on topical world affairs. It will cover a wide range of issues including
energy, security, and the economy, and their impact on Europe.

🔷 Tzipi Livni, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Israel
🔶 Don McKinnon, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of New Zealand
🔷 George Papandreou, Former Prime Minister of Greece

🎙 The panel will be moderated by Ladislav Krištoufek, Vice-Rector for Research, Charles University

*Changes in the program are reserved

We thank the Verstandig Family Foundation and the Bertelsmann Foundation for kindly  supporting this event.

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