Security and Prosperity: The Euroatlantic Order in a Polycrisis World
8:00am - 12:00pm EDT
2:00pm - 6:00pm CEST
3:00pm - 7:00pm EEST
About this event
Transatlantic history was made on April 3, 1948, when US President Harry Truman signed the Economic Cooperation Act of 1948, later known as the Marshall Plan. To mark the occasion, the German Marshall Fund of the United States and the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies hosted an expert conference on the future of Euroatlantic security and prosperity on March 28, 2023, in Berlin. General Christopher G. Cavoli, Supreme Allied Commander Europe, NATO and Commander, United States European Command delivered the keynote speech, reflecting on the legacy of the Marshall Plan and its lessons for today. Panels discussing security and prosperity in Europe featured The Honorable Nils Schmid, Foreign Policy Spokesperson; SPD Parliamentary Group, Ambassador Tjorven Bellmann, Political Director; German Federal Foreign Office, Dr. Fiona Hill, Senior Fellow, Center on the United States and Europe, Foreign Policy Program; The Brookings Institution, Dr. Stephen Wertheim, Senior Fellow, American Statecraft Program; Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Professor Barry Eichengreen, George C. Pardee & Helen N. Pardee Chair and Distinguished Professor of Economics and Political Science; University of California, Berkeley, and Professor Veronika Grimm, Advisor, German Council of Economic Experts; Professor of Economic Theory; Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg.
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General Christopher G. CavoliSupreme Allied Commander Europe, NATO and Commander, United States European Command
Dr. Fiona HillDistinguished Senior Fellow, Center on the United States and Europe, The Brookings Institution
Dr. Stephen WertheimSenior Fellow, American Statecraft Program; Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Professor Barry EichengreenGeorge C. Pardee & Helen N. Pardee Chair and Distinguished Professor of Economics and Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
Professor Veronika GrimmAdvisor, German Council of Economic Experts; Professor of Economic Theory, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Sudha David-WilpRegional Director & Senior Fellow, Germany
Sudha David-Wilp is the regional director of the Berlin office and a senior fellow. She joined GMF’s Berlin office in September 2011, where she oversees GMF’s outreach to the Bundestag and engages with the media as an expert on...
Thomas Kleine-BrockhoffGuido Goldman Distinguished Scholar
Thomas Kleine-Brockhoff is the Guido Goldman Distinguished Scholar for Geostrategy, based in GMF’s Berlin office, which he led for five years. With an earlier stint at GMF in Washington, DC, he has served on the organization’s ...