Saturday, February 18, 2017
"The Transatlantic Relationship and the International Order"
09.00 a.m. – 09.45 a.m.
Federal Chancellor, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin
09.50 a.m. – 10.20 a.m.
Michael Richard Pence
Vice President, United States of America, Washington, DC
10.50 a.m. – 11.10 p.m.
Secretary General, United Nations, New York
11.10 a.m. – 11.30 p.m.
Secretary General, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Brussels
11.30 a.m. – 11.50 a.m.
Vice President of the European Commission and High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, European Union, Brussels
11.50 a.m. – 12.35 p.m.
The Franco-German View
Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, French Republic, Paris
12.35 p.m. – 01.00 p.m.
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Russian Federation, Moscow
03.00 p.m. – 04.30 p.m.
Panel Discussion on "Health Security: Small Bugs, Big Bombs"
Introduction: Bill Gates
Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle
President, Republic of Rwanda, Kigali
Prime Minister, Kingdom of Norway, Oslo
Executive Director of the Health Emergencies Programme, World Health Organization, Geneva
Chairman of the Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer, Merck, Darmstadt
Moderator: David Miliband
President and Chief Executive Officer, International Rescue Committee; former Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom; Member of the Advisory Council, Munich Security Conference, New York
04.20 p.m. – 04.30 p.m.
International President, Médecins Sans Frontières, Geneva
03.00 p.m. – 04.30 p.m.
Panel Discussion on "Climate Security: Good COP, Bad Cops"
Introduction: Patricia Espinosa Cantellano
Ambassador, Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, Bonn
President, Republic of Finland, Helsinki
Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, People's Republic of Bangladesh, Dhaka
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Sweden, Stockholm
Senator, Member of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States of America; Co-Chairman and Co-Founder, Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change and the Bipartisan Senate Oceans Caucus, Washington, DC
Former President of the Republic of Ireland; Honorary President, Oxfam; Member, The Elders Foundation, London
Moderator: Melinda Crane-Röhrs
Chief Political Correspondent, Deutsche Welle, Berlin
05.00 p.m. – 05.30 p.m.
Statements on "Countering Radical Extremism and Terrorism"
Mohammad Ashraf Ghani
President, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, Kabul
Prime Minister, Republic of Iraq, Baghdad
05.30 p.m. – 07.00 p.m.
Panel Discussion on "Countering Radical Extremism and Terrorism"
Thomas de Maizière
Federal Minister of the Interior, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin
Secretary of Homeland Security, United States of America, Washington, DC
Khawaja Muhammad Asif
Minister of Defence, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Rawalpindi
Major General, National Security Adviser to the President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, Abuja
Sir Julian King
Commissioner for the Security Union, European Union, Brussels
Moderator: David Ignatius
Columnist, The Washington Post, Washington, DC
05.00 p.m. – 07.00 p.m
Panel Discussion on "Pacific no more? Security in East Asia and the Korean Peninsula"
Introduction: John Chipman
Director General and Chief Executive, International Institute for Strategic Studies, London
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea, Seoul
Ng Eng Hen
Minister of Defence, Republic of Singapore, Singapore
Chairwoman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the National People's Congress, Parliament of the People's Republic of China, Beijing
Senator, Member of the Senate Committee on Armed Services, United States of America, Washington, DC
Executive Secretary, The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization, Vienna
Moderator: Kevin Rudd
Former Prime Minister of Australia; President, Asia Society Policy Institute, New York
05.00 p.m. – 07.00 p.m
Panel Discussion on "The Fault Lines of Eurasia"
President, Republic of Azerbaijan, Baku
President, Republic of Estonia, Tallinn
Prime Minister, Georgia, Tbilisi
Chairman of the Senate, Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan; former Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana
Former Prime Minister of Ukraine; Founder, The Open Ukraine Foundation; President, Narodnyi Front Political Party, Kyiv
Moderator: Ian Bremmer
President and Founder, Eurasia Group, New York
10.30 p.m. – 11.30 p.m.
Night Cap Session on "Att(h)acking Democracy"
John R. Kasich
Governor, State of Ohio, United States of America, Columbus
Representative, Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, United States of America, Washington, D.C.
Non-resident Senior Fellow, Future Europe Initiative, Atlantic Council; former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia of the United States of America, Washington, DC
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, CrowdStrike Inc.; Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council, Washington, DC
Editor-in-Chief, Russia in Global Affairs; Chairman, Council on Foreign and Defence Policy, Moscow
Senior Vice President, Center for European Policy Analysis; Senior Editor, The Economist, London
Moderator: Prof. R. Nicholas Burns
Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations, Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard University, Cambridge