Please join the Atlantic Council and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung for a hybrid panel conversation featuring German Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Svenja Schulze. This public event will take place in-person and virtually on Tuesday, May 16 from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET / 19:30hrs to 20:30hrs CET at the Atlantic Council Headquarters.

The event will focus on the current state of and future for development within the US-German and transatlantic relationships, and address the future of multilateralism more broadly.  How are the US and Germany approaching the support for Ukraine’s reconstruction? What are the goals of Germany’s new Africa strategy and its engagement in the Sahel region and broader neighborhood? As the Biden administration renews ties with African leaders, what might a new transatlantic cooperation strategy for Africa look like? How have the US and Germany worked to alleviate the effects of the Russian war in Ukraine on food security in the global south? What global structural reforms of the multilateral system are necessary for the success of the development agenda?

This event will take place in-person and be streamed live on Zoom, YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook. To participate, please register using the link and you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join the event.

Featuring

H.E. Svenja Schulze
Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany

Amb. Erin Elizabeth McKee
Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Europe & Eurasia Bureau
USAID

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