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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.


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Donfried Returns to Lead GMF April 15, 2014 Dr. Karen Donfried takes over the leadership of the German Marshall Fund as its next president, succeeding Craig Kennedy who led GMF for over 19 years.
Transatlantic Academy Releases Collection of Essays on NSA, Russia and Ukraine, Energy, Turkey April 14, 2014 Revelations of U.S. spying have badly damaged German trust in the United States, but Russia’s annexation of Crimea is likely to strengthen transatlantic relations, several prominent scholars argue in a new publication from the Transatlantic Academy, in a collection of commentaries called “The State of the Transatlantic World 2014.”
GMF joins Helsinki +40 Colloquium Project April 09, 2014 GMF is pleased to announce a collaboration with the Parliamentary Assembly of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE PA) to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Helsinki Final Act.
Call for Applications: 2014 Urban & Regional Policy Fellowships February 28, 2014 GMF welcomes pre-applications from mid-career policymakers or practitioners in state/local government, private sector, or non-profit and policy organizations for short-term travel grants.
White House’s Karen Donfried to lead GMF February 13, 2014 Marc Leland and Robin West, co-chairs of the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF)’s board of trustees, are very proud to announce that after an extensive executive search, the GMF board has unanimously elected Dr. Karen Donfried to be GMF’s next president.