Sigmar Gabriel remembers Sylke Tempel

Foreign Minister‘s appeal: Mediate foreign policy! Explain Europe!

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In a moving speech German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Sigmar Gabriel on Monday night remembered Dr. Sylke Tempel, the recently deceased editor-in-chief of the DGAP’s magazines Internationale Politik and Berlin Policy Journal. At the same time, he made a call that foreign policy, Germany's role in the world and the importance of Europe be more widely and more convincingly conveyed throughout German society.


German Council on Foreign Relations welcomes new COO
German Council on Foreign Relations welcomes new COO

Dr Thorsten Klaßen heads fundraising and management as member of the board

Dr. Thorsten Klaßen joins the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) as Chief Operating Officer and Director Strategic Partnerships on December 1, 2017. The council welcomes a proven expert with long-standing experience in fundraising and management.


France Moves From EU Defense to European Defense
France Moves From EU Defense to European Defense

While the EU is celebrating PESCO, Paris is preparing for closer defense cooperation outside the union

by Claudia Major, Christian Mölling | Security

Two parallel developments are currently taking place in European defense. One is the highly publicised expectation that the tiny Common Security and Defense Policy (CSDP) will transform into a comprehensive and powerful EU defense project. The second development is receiving far less attention. Paris is launching defense cooperation initiatives outside the EU format, thus moving from an EU-focused to a European-oriented defense approach.

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