AICGS held its annual Symposium in Germany on June 23, 2015 on “The Great Divergence: Are U.S. and European Economies Growing Apart?” The Symposium focused on the state of play of transatlantic relations with regard to the economic growth in both jurisdictions. Anthony Gardner, the U.S. Ambassador to the European Union, made a compelling case …Read More

During his time at AICGS in Washington DC, DAAD/AICGS Research Fellow Dr. Thomas O’Donnell conducted interviews with U.S. experts and government officials to ascertain their viewpoints on energy security issues facing Germany and the EU.  Each expert was asked to discuss  their analysis of German and larger EU energy vulnerabilities and to give their opinions …Read More

Join us and prominent commentators on Germany’s future and its meaning for the United States. Germany has emerged as Europe’s central power, the key to many issues facing the continent, from the challenges of European integration, turbulence in wider Europe and relations with Russia to alliance and partnership with the United States, the rise of …Read More

In May, participants in AICGS’ working group “Learn & Earn: A Young Leaders’ Group for the Development of the U.S. Workforce” visited the Workforce Development & Lifelong Learning (WDLL) Center at the University of the District of Columbia – Community College Bertie Backus Campus. A delegation including David Lloyd, Acting Director of Student Success; Edith …Read More

China’s increasing political and economic presence in the world has emerged as a key issue in transatlantic relations. While the United States is reacting cautiously to this growing influence, its European allies are actively seeking to establish closer ties with China. AICGS’ workshop “Transatlantic Cooperation toward China and the Future of Global Governance” on April …Read More

At the April meeting of AICGS’ working group “Learn & Earn: A Young Leaders’ Group for the Development of the U.S. Workforce,” participants gathered to discuss current workforce trends in the transportation industry. Xinge Wang, Deputy Director at the Transportation Learning Center, and her colleague Jack Clark, Executive Director, presented their findings on job demand …Read More

The Ukraine crisis has become a major geopolitical crisis, posing a severe threat to stability in Europe and bringing East-West relations back to a modus operandi from the Cold War, with the United States and the EU responding to the crisis with sanctions on Russia. During the seminar “Searching for Strategy in the Ukraine Crisis,” …Read More

As apprenticeship training in Germany is expanding away from the traditional upper-secondary level and moving toward the post-secondary level, where its core location is in the U.S., it can be argued that the American and German systems are becoming more similar while retaining distinct comparative advantages. During the seminar “New Pathways for Advanced Work-Based Education,” …Read More

USIP Presentation Finding the strategies needed to overcome the enormous obstacles on the path of reconciliation will require concerted, coordinated efforts by individuals, non-governmental organizations, and governments to critically assess efforts aimed at mending the social fabric of war-torn societies. However, before looking for the next steps, it is important to assess what work is …Read More

 Click here to view the conference agenda. Panel I: The Future of Energy in a Post-Carbon Society During the first panel, David Livingston, an associate in the Carnegie Endowment’s Energy and Climate Program, addressed the challenges faced by Germany (and the EU more broadly) and the U.S. in their efforts to deal with increasing fuel …Read More

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