Agenda und Teilnehmer

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Friday, February 17, 2017
02.30 p.m. – 02.35 p.m.

Welcome Remarks by the Conference Chairman

Wolfgang Ischinger
Ambassador, Chairman of the Munich Security Conference, Munich

02.35 p.m. – 03.15 p.m.

Opening Statements

Ursula von der Leyen
Federal Minister of Defence, Federal Republic of Germany; Member of the Advisory Council, Munich Security Conference, Berlin

James N. Mattis
Secretary of Defense, United States of America, Washington, DC

03.15 p.m. – 04.45 p.m.

Panel Discussion on "The Future of the European Union: United or Divided?"

Dalia Grybauskaitė
President, Republic of Lithuania, Vilnius

Frans Timmermans
First Vice President of the European Union, Commissioner for Better Regulation, Inter-Institutional Relations, Rule of Law and Charter of Fundamental Rights, European Union, Brussels

Witold Waszczykowski
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Poland, Warsaw

Wolfgang Schäuble
Federal Minister of Finance, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Moderator: Philip Stephens
Associate Editor, Financial Times, London

05.15 p.m. – 05.30 p.m.

Statement on "Strengthening our Common Security"

Bono
Co-Founder, ONE-Campaign, London

05.30 p.m. – 07.00 p.m.

Panel Discussion on "The Future of the West: Downfall or Comeback?"

Introduction: John McCain
Senator, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services, United States of America, Washington, DC

Andrzej Duda
President, Republic of Poland, Warsaw

Petro Poroshenko
President, Ukraine, Kyiv

Boris Johnson
Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, London

Bert Koenders
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of the Netherlands, The Hague

Moderator: Ian Bremmer
President and Founder of the Eurasia Group, New York

07.00 p.m. – 07.20 p.m.

Statement

Wang Yi
Minister of Foreign Affairs, People's Republic of China, Beijing

10.30 p.m. – 11.30 p.m.

Night Owl Session on "The Future of NATO: 'Obsolete' or 'Very Important?'"

Michael Fallon
Secretary of State for Defence, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, London

Jean-Yves Le Drian
Minister of Defence, French Republic, Paris

Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert
Minister of Defence, Kingdom of the Netherlands, The Hague

Harjit Singh Sajjan
Minister of National Defence, Canada, Ottawa

Fikri Işık
Minister of National Defence, Republic of Turkey, Ankara

Moderator: Jim Stavridis
Admiral (ret.); former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe; Dean of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University; Member of the Advisory Council, Munich Security Conference, Medford

Saturday, February 18, 2017

"The Transatlantic Relationship and the International Order"

09.00 a.m. – 09.45 a.m.

Statement

Angela Merkel
Federal Chancellor, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

09.50 a.m. – 10.20 a.m.

Statement

Michael Richard Pence
Vice President, United States of America, Washington, DC

10.50 a.m. – 11.10 p.m.

Statement

António Guterres
Secretary General, United Nations, New York

11.10 a.m. – 11.30 p.m.

Statement

Jens Stoltenberg
Secretary General, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Brussels

11.30 a.m. – 11.50 a.m.

Statement

Federica Mogherini
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

Sigmar Gabriel
Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin

Jean-Marc Ayrault
Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, French Republic, Paris

12.35 p.m. – 01.00 p.m.

Statement

Sergey Lavrov
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

Paul Kagame
President, Republic of Rwanda, Kigali

Erna Solberg
Prime Minister, Kingdom of Norway, Oslo

Peter Salama
Executive Director of the Health Emergencies Programme, World Health Organization, Geneva

Stefan Oschmann
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.

Comment

Joanne Liu
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

Sauli Niinistö
President, Republic of Finland, Helsinki

Sheikh Hasina
Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, People's Republic of Bangladesh, Dhaka

Margot Wallström
Minister for Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Sweden, Stockholm

Sheldon Whitehouse
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

Mary Robinson
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
   
Haider Al-Abadi
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

John Kelly
Secretary of Homeland Security, United States of America, Washington, DC

Khawaja Muhammad Asif
Minister of Defence, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Rawalpindi

Babagana Monguno
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

Yun Byung-Se
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea, Seoul

Ng Eng Hen
Minister of Defence, Republic of Singapore, Singapore

Fu Ying
Chairwoman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the National People's Congress, Parliament of the People's Republic of China, Beijing 

Dan Sullivan
Senator, Member of the Senate Committee on Armed Services, United States of America, Washington, DC

Lassina Zerbo
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"

Ilham Aliyev
President, Republic of Azerbaijan, Baku

Kersti Kaljulaid
President, Republic of Estonia, Tallinn

Giorgi Kvirikashvili
Prime Minister, Georgia, Tbilisi

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev
Chairman of the Senate, Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan; former Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana

Arseniy Yatsenyuk
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

Adam Schiff
Representative, Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, United States of America, Washington, D.C.

Evelyn Farkas
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

Dmitri Alperovitch
Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, CrowdStrike Inc.; Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council, Washington, DC

Fyodor Lukyanov
Editor-in-Chief, Russia in Global Affairs; Chairman, Council on Foreign and Defence Policy, Moscow

Edward Lucas
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

Sunday, February 19, 2017

"Old Crises, New Middle East?"

09.00 a.m. – 09.20 a.m.

Statement

Mohammad Javad Zarif
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Islamic Republic of Iran, Tehran

Moderator: Wolfgang Ischinger
Ambassador, Chairman of the Munich Security Conference, Munich

09.20 a.m. – 10.05 a.m.

Panel Discussion on "US Foreign Policy: A Congressional Debate"

Jeanne Shaheen
Senator, Member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, United States of America, Washington, DC

Lindsey O. Graham
Senator, Member of the Senate Committee on Armed Services, United States of America, Washington, DC

Christopher Murphy
Senator, Member of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, United States of America, Washington, DC

Moderator: Jane Harman
Director, President and Chief Executive Officer, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars; Member of the Advisory Council, Munich Security Conference, Washington, DC

10.05 a.m. – 10.25 a.m.

Statement

Avigdor Liberman
Minister of Defence, State of Israel, Tel Aviv

Moderator: Lyse Doucet
Chief International Correspondent, BBC, London

10.25 a.m. – 10.45 a.m.

Statement

Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Turkey, Ankara

Moderator: Lyse Doucet
Chief International Correspondent, BBC, London

10.45 a.m. – 11.00 a.m.

Statement

Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Riyadh

Moderator: Lyse Doucet
Chief International Correspondent, BBC, London

11.30 a.m. – 01.00 p.m.

Panel Discussion on "Syria: Meddling Through"

Introduction: Staffan de Mistura
Special Envoy of the Secretary General on Syria, United Nations, New York

Konstantin Kosachev
Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Federation Council, Parliament of the Russian Federation, Moscow

Brett McGurk
Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL, Department of State, United States of America, Washington, DC

Anas Al Abde
President, Syria National Coalition, Istanbul

Kenneth Roth
Executive Director, Human Rights Watch, New York

Moderator: Roula Khalaf
Deputy Editor, Financial Times, London

01.00 p.m.

Closing Remarks by the Conference Chairman

Wolfgang Ischinger
Ambassador, Chairman of the Munich Security Conference, Munich

01.15 p.m.

Concluding Lunch (co-hosted with the World Economic Forum)
"What have we missed? Black Swans, Grey Rhinos and Red Herrings"

    
Nikolaus von Bomhard
Chief Executive Officer, Munich Re; Member of the Advisory Council, Munich Security Conference, Munich

Josef Joffe
Publisher, Die Zeit, Hamburg

Strobe Talbott
President, The Brookings Institution, Washington, DC

Moderator: W. Lee Howell
Member of the Managing Board, World Economic Forum, Geneva