Focus on Romania w/ Presidential Candidate Dan Barna
Sep
24
3:30 PM15:30

Focus on Romania w/ Presidential Candidate Dan Barna

TDWG discussion, with guest speaker Dan Barna, president of Save Romania Union (USR) and the party’s candidate in the coming presidential elections. Given recent turmoil in Bucharest politics, it is a good time for us to hear about Romania's internal development, its broader role in the region, and how we might engage. (An article to read on the Romanian presidential election.)

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NATO Alliance: Preserving Democracy and Security for the Next 70 Years
May
8
12:00 PM12:00

NATO Alliance: Preserving Democracy and Security for the Next 70 Years

  • Rayburn House, Room 2060 Washington, DC (map)
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A Transatlantic Democracy Working Group Event, with the German Marshall Fund of the United States

May 8th, 12:00pm-1:30pm

Rayburn House building, Room 2060

Casual Lunch served

Welcome: Jeff Gedmin, Editor-in-Chief of The American Interest, former President of Radio Free Europe, and Co-Chair of Steering Committee, Transatlantic Democracy Working Group

Keynote remarks

Congressman William Keating (D-MA), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy, and the Environment

Congressman Adam Kinzinger (R-IL), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy, and the Environment 

Distinguished Panel

  • Michèle Flournoy, former Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, CEO of WestExec, and cofounder and former CEO of CNAS

  • General Walter Gaskin, retired three-star general, former Deputy Chair of the NATO Military Committee in Brussels 

  • Charles Davidson, Publisher, The American Interest and Senior Policy Fellow, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University

  • Moderator:  Thomas O. Melia, Washington Director at PEN America. Former USAID Assistant Administrator for Europe and Eurasia

Closing: Susan Corke, Director of Secretariat, Transatlantic Democracy Working Group and Senior Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

*This will be a public event

RSVP to scorke@gmfus.org by May 6th.

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 Ukraine’s Post-Election Path: The View from Washington and Kyiv
May
7
3:00 PM15:00

Ukraine’s Post-Election Path: The View from Washington and Kyiv

German Marshall Fund and the Transatlantic Democracy Working Group are hosting a roundtable discussion on May 7 on Ukraine’s Post-Election Path: The View from Washington and Kyiv, with special guests:

David Kramer, former Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, U.S. Department of State

Ivanna Klympush-Tsyntsadze, Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, Ukraine

The discussion will take place on May 7 from 3:00 – 4:30pm at the German Marshall Fund of the United States, 1744 R St NW, Washington, DC 20009.

We hope that you are able to join us for this important and timely conversation on Ukraine’s future following its recent Presidential election that brought to power political newcomer Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

RSVP

  

If you have any questions, please contact Kirsten Fowler at kfowler@gmfus.org.

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Helsinki Commission Briefing: Developments in Hungary
Apr
2
10:00 AM10:00

Helsinki Commission Briefing: Developments in Hungary

DEVELOPMENTS IN HUNGARY

Tuesday, April 9, 2019
10:00 a.m.
Longworth House Office Building, Room 1539

Live Webcast: www.facebook.com/HelsinkiCommission

At this Helsinki Commission briefing, panelists will explore recent developments in Hungary, including issues related to the rule of law and corruption.The following panelists participated: Susan Corke, Senior Fellow and Director, Transatlantic Democracy Working Group, German Marshall Fund; Melissa Hooper, Director of Human Rights and Civil Society, Human Rights First; Dalibor Rohac, Research Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

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A conversation with Bernard-Henri Lévy on fighting for European and American Democracy
Feb
20
9:00 AM09:00

A conversation with Bernard-Henri Lévy on fighting for European and American Democracy

A conversation with Bernard-Henri Lévy, French philosopher, writer, activist and filmmaker – and recent leader of a pro-Europe manifesto. The rise of populism which promises to assault the campaign of the European elections in 2019 convinced Bernard-Henri Lévy to set out on the road again with a new play: Looking for Europe.  TDWG members have a unique opportunity to discuss with him how we can work together on both sides of the Atlantic.

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How should the trans-Atlantic alliance counter Russian aggression?
Dec
12
10:00 AM10:00

How should the trans-Atlantic alliance counter Russian aggression?

On Dec. 12, Governance Studies and the Center on the United States and Europe at Brookings co-hosted an event with the bipartisan Transatlantic Democracy Working Group (TDWG), featuring an expert panel that discussed the threats emanating from Russia and elsewhere to security, democracy, and the trans-Atlantic alliance—and what the alliance can and should do about it.

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