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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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