Emerging from the Post Financial Crisis Era
Former German Ambassador to the United States, Ischinger on: The World In Turmoil - Challenges Emerging from the Post Financial Crisis Era
Monday, June 11, 2012, from 3:00 -5:00
Humphrey School, Forum
Ambassador Ischinger will address the problems besetting the Euro Zone and the implications that this may have for both the European Union and the Global economy. He will also provide insights on the issue of Iran nuclear ambitions, Middle Eastern peace initiatives, and the outcomes of "Arab Spring of 2011" one year later.
Wolfgang Ischinger has been involved in formulating and executing foreign policy for almost 40 years. Joining the German Foreign Office in 1975, he served in a variety of senior positions and postings which culminated in his appointments at the German Ambassador to the United States from 2001 to 2006 and to the United Kingdom from 2006 to 2008. He currently serves as Chairman of the Munich Security Conference, a Global Forum that brings together each February Global Political, Foreign Policy and Defense to discuss the important issues of the day. He also serves as the Global Head of Government Relations for Allianz SE, one of the world's largest financial services companies.