Leadership in Action

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 11:00am to 1:00pm CET 

For in-person attendance, please, register 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.


The panel will explore select ministers’ experiences leading in times of crisis and shares their leadership insights gained on the front lines 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.


The panel will focus on the topical world affairs, covering wide range of issues ranging from economy, energy to security, reflecting on the impacts and significance for Europe.


🔷 Tzipi Livni, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Israel
🔶 Don McKinnon, Former Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of New Zealand, Vice-President of the Royal Commonwealth Society
🔷 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

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