Media invitation

German Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier speaks at GIGA Event in Hamburg on 27 June

Lecture on German Foreign Policy and the United Nations

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier will come to Hamburg on 27 June at the invitation of the German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA). He will give a talk at City Hall on Germany’s foreign policy role against the backdrop of current challenges and crises as well as the rise of key emerging economies. A focal point of his lecture will be the question of what contributions Germany aims to make to the changing international order in future – above all at the United Nations. We cordially invite you to attend.

Lecture as part of the GIGA Distinguished Speaker Lecture Series
Federal Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier
“Ruptures and Bridges – German Foreign Policy in Turbulent Times”
27 June 2016
5:00–7:00 p.m.
Hamburger Rathaus (Hamburg City Hall)

Welcoming remarks from Olaf Scholz, Mayor of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg
Introduction by Prof. Amrita Narlikar, President of the GIGA

For security reasons, all media representatives need to register with the Hamburg Senate Press Office. The corresponding passes can be picked up on 27 June from 9:00 a.m. at the Reception in the City Hall foyer.

Media Contacts
Christoph Behrends
Press Office, GIGA
Tel. 040 42825-770

Guido Geist
Press Office, Hamburg Senate
Tel. 040 42831-2170

Press Division
German Federal Foreign Office
Tel. 030 5000-2056/2059

About the GIGA and the Distinguished Speaker Lecture Series
The German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) is an independent social science research institute based in Hamburg. It studies political, social, and economic developments in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East, as well as global issues. Through the Distinguished Speaker Lecture Series, the GIGA brings the best and brightest minds in academia and policy from all over the world to Hamburg to stimulate public exchange on key global developments. More information is available here.

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