Team

Friedrich Naumann Stiftung

AJC's partnership with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Democracy (FNF), the liberal German think tank, was established more than 25 years ago with the "Promoting Tolerance" program, which has engaged nearly 400 emerging leaders in Central and Eastern Europe.

Building on this already strong cooperation, the AJC Transatlantic Institute and the FNF's European Dialogue Office have over the past ten years organized their triannual Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon. The staple Brussels event series presents panel discussions on topical transatlantic issues - whether it be trade policy, counter-terrorism efforts or simply an outlook on the upcoming Super Tuesday. 

 

Events

April 27, 2017

Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon:The First 100 Days of Donald Trump’s Presidency

The first 100 days of every new US administration uncover the first benchmark of achievements. From the beginning of his tenure, President Donald Trump has challenged established practices. The Executive Orders on...
October 27, 2016

Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon: U.S. Elections 2016 – An Outlook with 12 Days to go

In the third and final segment of Transatlantic Luncheon Dialogue series in 2016, the AJC Transatlantic Institute held in collabloration with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation a timely panel discussion last Thursday...
June 21, 2016

Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon: Balancing Security Versus Liberty in the Age of Global Terrorism

The AJC Transatlantic Institute partnered with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation Europe for our latest Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon: “Balancing Security Versus Liberty in the Age of Global Terrorism.” The discussion...
May 26, 2016

Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon: Pre-Summit Briefing on the NATO Warsaw Summit

25 years after the Warsaw Pact disbanded, the North Atlantic Alliance will for the first time convene in Warsaw, Poland. At the last NATO summit in 2014, NATO allies pledged to halt defence spend- ing decreases and...
October 06, 2015

Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon: Online Hate Speech - Do we need an “EU Social Media Police”?

How do we stop hate speech and fear mongering online? With anti-semitism, xenophobia and all-out racism flourishing in the dark allies of the World Wide Web, is it time for the EU to enforce the rules already on the...
May 28, 2015

Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon: Beyond Buzzwords - How will TTIP affect our Everyday Lives?

Discussions on TTIP have focused on highly specialized issues or revolved around very broad topics such as the setting of global standards for trade. Yet, TTIP will likely affect many different aspects of our everyday...
March 26, 2015

Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon: Shale Gas in Europe – Potential Gains and Risks and its Impact on Foreign Policy”

The shale gas revolution in the US has sparked a heated debate also in Europe. Lower energy prices and energy independence, especially in the context of conflict with and in the European neighbourhood, are the main...
December 10, 2014

Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon: The 2014 U.S. Midterm Elections – Analysis and Outlook

The Republican Party scored a major victory in this year’s Midterm elections, extending their majority in the House and seizing the Senate from the Democrats. Many analysts have attributed the Democrats’ defeat to...
April 01, 2014

Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon: President Obama's tour d'Europe - Partners in Time of Crisis?

In late March, the US President’s embarks on an official tour d’Europe for meetings with the European institutions and NATO. The EU-US summit hosted by Herman Van Rompuy and José Manuel Barroso, Presidents of the...
February 19, 2014

2nd Transatlantic Security Conference - Moving Beyond Polemics: The Real Value of the Transatlantic Relationship

Welcome and opening remarks Hans H. Stein Director, International Political Dialogue, FNF Daniel Schwammenthal Director, AJC Transatlantic Institute Panel 1: Can the West trust Iran? (10:30-12:00) *Read Report on FNF...
January 31, 2013

Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon: The U.S. Presidential Campaign 2012

Transatlantic Luncheon Dialogue A joint event series of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom and the AJC Transatlantic Institute The U.S. Presidential Campaign 2012 The Obama Campaign 2012 was the largest grass-...
March 07, 2012

Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon: Super Tuesday and the U.S. Primaries 2012

Just hours after the results of the 10 Republican primaries and caucuses were announced, the AJC Transatlantic Institute and the Freidrich Naumman Stiftung invited Brian Carney of The Wall Street Journal Europe and...
February 07, 2012

Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon: From Spring to Winter? Elections in Egypt

The AJC Transatlantic Institute and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom hosted in its newest edition of the Transatlantic Dialogue Lunchen series a lunchtime discussion on the recent parliamentary elections in...
February 10, 2011

Transatlantic Dialogue Luncheon: Energy Security

AJC’s Transatlantic Institute and the Friedrich Naumann Stiftung hosted a debate on energy security, the transatlantic nature of the challenge and the probability of collaborative solutions. The discussion, part of...