World Economy

Aspen Romania – GMF Bucharest Forum 2022

November 30, 2022  • The Aspen Institute Romania & German Marshall Fund

The Aspen Institute Romania, in partnership with the German Marshall Fund of the United States, hosted the 11th edition of the Aspen-GMF Bucharest Forum, which took place during the NATO Ministers of Foreign Affairs Meeting Bucharest, featuring an alluring line-up of high-level speakers and international partners.

The agenda of the event was built around the central topic of “A World in Flux – Towards a New European Architecture” and presented over 20 key event sessions, including high- level conversations, keynote speeches and panel discussions. The conferred untied high- level officials, political and business leaders, international authors, renowned experts, civil society representatives, and journalists from around the world.

Among these, key names on the agenda included:

  • Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General,. NATO
  • Mircea Geoană, Deputy Secretary General, NATO
  • Olena Zelenska, First Lady of Ukraine
  • Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Republic of Turkey
  • Ambassador Julianne Smith, U.S. Permanent Representative to NATO
  • Edward Luce, U.S. National Editor and Columnist, Financial Times
  • Steven Erlanger, Chief Diplomatic Correspondent in Europe, The New York Times