In light of the 2021 Summit for Democracy hosted by President Biden, GMF presents #DemocracyDecember, a month-long series of events and expert perspectives on the challenges and opportunities facing democracies today.
In the Spirit of the Marshall Plan
The Marshall Plan was an audacious, innovative strategy to tackle the most pressing challenges of its time.
Heather A. Conley Named Next GMF President
Heather A. Conley, currently Senior Vice President for Europe, Eurasia and the Arctic at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), will become GMF’s sixth president in January 2022.
Transatlantic Trends 2021
A detailed picture of transatlantic public opinion on core and contemporary issues: the transatlantic relationship; international security and defense; trade, economic, and technology policies; relations with China; and global challenges.
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Authoritarian Interference Trade, Economics, and Business China European Union India Indo-Pacific Russia United States
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Stories of Impact
At COP26, in addition to advocating for its priorities as a model developing country, Georgia is also fighting to end the practice of discriminating against developing countries of Eastern Europe in some of the bodies created to implement the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, the Kyoto Protocol and the Paris Agreement.
GMF's Open European Dialogue (OED) has been selected by the OECD’s Observatory for Public Sector Innovation (OPSI) as a global best practice and an “innovative network tackling cross-border innovation.”
"The images you see of Belarus in the media cannot tell you everything that is happening there now. When I traveled to my home country shortly after the presidential elections, I found myself at the center of the Belarusian protests and was able to witness the events on the ground. What I saw there is both inspiring and unsettling."
“As a person with a disability, government officials were not going to meet with me if they heard that there was a person with a disability who wanted to meet them. But when they heard that a MMF wanted to meet them, they went out of their way to make that happen. The prestige and reputation of the MMF program and GMF got me in the room when I would not have otherwise been allowed in.”
“This information that we are a different country, a different republic, was introduced to us early. When you’re a little girl who has to identify herself with one side or the other…it is sad to deal with.”