On November 30, the American Council on Germany and the Aspen Institute Germany held a discussion on state-level agricultural policy, food security, trade, labor, and issues related to climate change with German and American state legislators, including Representative Sydney Carlin (D), Kansas House of Representatives; Senator Russ Goodman (R), Georgia State Senate; Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (D), New York State Assembly; and Elrid Pasbrig (SPD), Member of the State Parliament of Saxony-Anhalt.
The ACG regularly hosts a discussion with a journalist based in Germany on the topics making the headlines and shaping political discourse. On November 28, the ACG hosted a Kaffeepause with Anja Wehler-Schoeck, International Editor, Tagesspiegel.
On November 21, the ACG hosted a Kaffeepause with Malte Lehming, Opinion Writer for Der Tagesspiegel
On November 16 the ACG and 1014, as part of their virtual series Democracies under Pressure: Challenges for the Global Liberal Order, held a discussion with Ambassador Ertharin Cousin, CEO and Managing Director of Food Systems for the Future, and Alexander Müller, Founder and Managing Director of TMG – Think Tank for Sustainability in Berlin, about global food insecurity, its causes including the war in Ukraine, and some of the challenges and opportunities that exist to alleviate the crisis.
On November 15, as part of their virtual series Democracies under Pressure: Challenges for the Global Liberal Order, the ACG and 1014 held a discussion with Dr. John Glenn, Senior Director of the International Forum for Democratic Studies, and Sarah Pagung, an Associate Fellow at the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), about authoritarian influence through interference in elections ranging from disputing results to manipulating or pre-determining election outcomes.