Next Generation Project – Fact Sheet

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Fact Sheet

GOAL: A strategy that identifies practical ways to strengthen the US-German relationship from a “next generation” perspective.
PRODUCT: Through a New Prism: A Next Generation Strategy for the US-German Relationship,” a thirteen-page, illustrated report published on June 9th, 2015 in Washington, DC and Berlin. The Atlantic Council published a German version of the report on June 30th. 
APPROACH: Twelve DC-based Americans and Germans between the ages of twenty-five and thirty-five (“Next Generation Fellows”) prepared the report under Atlantic Council oversight.
OTHER FEATURES: The Fellows received structured input for the report in two ways: via roundtables and through an online discussion forum.

Roundtables: The Atlantic Council organized five roundtables with DC-based experts and one roundtable with Berlin-based experts on key issues. 

Online Discussion Forum: Americans and Germans worldwide between the ages of twenty-five and thirty-five were able to generate ideas and exchange views on strengthening the US-German relationship in this online forum (“Next Generation Network”).

PARTNERS: Deutsche Atlantische Gesellschaft (German Atlantic Association); Bertelsmann Foundation; American Council on Germany; Konrad Adenauer Stiftung; American Institute for Contemporary German Studies; Representative of German Industry and Trade; German Information Center.

Please contact Next Generation Fellow Anna Schiller at for more information.