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Migration Strategy Group Conference: Competing for Labor in a Mobile World April 16, 2014 / Berlin, Germany

The Migration & Society Program of the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) in cooperation with the Robert Bosch Stiftung held a conference on “Competing for Labor in a Mobile World: Triple-Win Thinking in Current Labor Migration Policies.” The conference focused on the current challenges Germany and other countries face in the global competition for labor.

Keynote from South Caucasus: The Dividing Lines Are Shifting April 14, 2014

In a keynote address, S. Frederick Starr explains how the events in Crimea are representative of a larger Russian tactic of seeking out geopolitical vacuums and promoting them, only to be the actor that then fills that void. He characterizes this strategy as "filling vacuums", and claimed the West, and the United States in particular, should be prepared to fill these vacuums if they are serious of halting further progress of Russia's revanchist designs

China’s Efforts to Reduce Air Pollution March 14, 2014

Biz Asia America's Philip Yin is joined by Paul Bledsoe, President of Bledsoe & Associates to discuss how successful are China's efforts to shut down factories to reduce air pollution.

Rethinking Innovation and Entrepreneurship
December 14, 2012


In this GMF podcast, Guillaume Xavier-Bender, GMF program officer, talks to Victor Hwang, managing director of T2 Venture Capital and MMF 2008 alumni about innovation, entrepreneurship, the challenges governments face when fostering innovation, and the cultural differences in business he observed during his MMF tour to Europe.

Click here for Victor Hwang’s presentation on innovation ecosystems.

Read the write up for the “Rethinking Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the U.S. and EUevent.