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Panel discussion

Competition of Narratives and the Impact on Global Relations

May 17, 10:00-11:30

Climate change, wars, inflation, pandemic: in recent years, the world has been confronted with more and more threatening crises. Where the West sees a crisis, Russia and China thrive as they see an opportunity to sell an alternative narrative. The West sometimes has a hard time communicating its messages globally due to its own chequered past. How can we move past the history and work together?


Dubai Abulhoul

Chief Executive Officer at Fiker Institute

Tobias Lindner

Minister of State at the German Federal Foreign Office

Charlotta Rodhe

Deputy Director of the Stockholm Centre for Eastern European Studies

Jeremiah Sam

Executive Director of Penplusbytes


Steven Erlanger

Chief Diplomatic Correspondent for Europe at The New York Times