Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

NYC: Current Trends and Challenges in German Politics

October 5, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am EDT

The ACG will host a breakfast briefing with H.E. Hermann Gröhe, Member of the German Bundestag (CDU), Former Federal Minister of Health, and Deputy Chairman of the CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group. 

RSVP (acceptances only) to the American Council on Germany at 212-826-3636 or events@acgusa.org.

Hermann Gröhe has been a member of the German Bundestag since 1994, and has served as the Deputy Chairman of the CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group since March of 2018. Prior to his current position, he served as the Federal Minister of Health in the third cabinet of Chancellor Angela Merkel, and it was during this time (in 2014) that he became a member of the CDU Federal Executive Board. Mr. Gröhe has served in various other CDU/CSU roles, including Secretary-General of the CDU (2009-2013); Legal Advisor of the CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group, Spokesman of its fact-finding committee, and member of its Committee on Foreign Affairs (2005-2008); as well as Chairman of the CDU Rhein-Kreis Neuss (2001-2009), Spokesman on Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid for the CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group (2005-2008), Spokesman of the “Young Group” in the CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group (1994-1998), and a member of the CDU Program Commission (1991-1993). Mr. Gröhe was also a member of the County Council Neuss (1991-1993 and 1984-1989), Chairman of the National Junge Union Germany (1989-1994), and County Chairman of the Junge Union Neuss (1983-1989). Mr. Gröhe is a licensed lawyer and earned his degree at the University of Cologne in 1987. In addition to his political pursuits, he is the Deputy Chairman of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, served as the Co-editor of the German Protestant magazine, Chrismon (2000-2009), and was Chairman of the Diakonisches Werk in Neuss, a relief organization of the Protestant Church of Germany (EKD) in Neuss (2000-2008).



October 5, 2018
8:00 am - 9:30 am
Event Category: