ESI in Brussels - German Marshall Fund Brussels Forum 2007
Gerald knaus participated in the Brussels Forum 2007, organised by the German Marshall Fund of the United States. This year's Forum was to discuss how the United States and Europe can best meet the most urgent global challenges such as the NATO engagement in Afghanistan, recent developments in Turkey, the decision on the future status of Kosovo, and many other issues.
Participants included many high-level U.S. and European delegates, including business leaders, parliamentarians, journalists, and senior officials from national capitals, as well as the European Union and NATO. Among others Javier Solana (EU High Representative), Olli Rehn (Commissioner for European Enlargement), Jaap de Hoop Scheffer (NATO Secretary General), Peter MacKay (Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs), Wolfgang Schäuble (German Minister of the Interior), and Carl Bildt (Swedish Minster of Foreign Affairs).