Dr. Christian Koch participated in a forum on Qatar organized by the Near and Middle East Forum (NUMOV) in Berlin, Germany.
Dr. Christian Koch participated in a discussion with H.E. Adel Al-Jubair, Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia held at the Konrad-Adenauer Foundation in Berlin. The minister spoke on the topic of “Foreign Policy Challenges for a country in transition.” Following his talk, a wide-ranging discussion took place.
Dr. Christian Koch participated in the Think 20 Summit on “Global Solution” held in Berlin, Germany as part of Germany’s G-20 presidency. Attended by more than 300 participants from the leading think tanks from throughout the world, the T20 Summit discussed issues such as inclusive growth in a globalized world, migration policy, reconceptualizng transnational governance, climate change, digitization, labor market challenges, social justice, and designing a new economic paradigm for a world in transition.
Dr. Christian Koch participated in an expert-level discussion on “Yemen: Perspectives for Peace and Stability in a Fragmented Country” with H.E. Ahmed Obaid Mubarak Bin-Dagher and organized by the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation in Berlin. The closed-door invitation only event was attended by 20 high-level officials and included an intensive exchange of views about the current developments in Yemen.
Dr. Christian Koch participated in a breakfast discussion at the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation in Berlin with Dr. Basmah Omair, CEO of Alsayedah Khadiyah Bint Khawilid Lobbying Center on the topic of “Economic Reform and women empowerment in Saudi Arabia – Challenges and Perspectives.”
Dr. Koch engaged in the “Incidents at Sea Meeting” sponsored by Search for Common Ground and the East-West Institute held in Geneva, Switzerland. The meeting explored the possibility of maritime security measures being considered for the Gulf region and brought together numerous experts on naval operation and regional security.