DGAP @ Munich Security Conference 2024

16 - 18 February 2024
Event location
Munich, Germany

The German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) is proud to announce its active participation in a series of events surrounding the Munich Security Conference (MSC) 2024. 


visual: DGAP at MSC 2024

Here you will find a selection of our events at and around the Munich Security Conference 2024. They are designed to provide deep insights into critical geopolitical and geo-economic discussions while fostering dialogue among leaders in the fields of international relations, climate, security, and defense policy. 

For press inquiries, please contact Wiebke Ewering, Head of Communications, at presse@dgap.org. For questions regarding partnerships, reach out to Omid Gülland at guelland@dgap.org, and for membership inquiries, please contact Laura Strömpel at stroempel@dgap.org.

DGAP Regional Forum Munich Breakfast: “Outlook on the Munich Security Conference 2024”

February 16, 2024, 08:30 - 10:00

Location: Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Marstallstraße 11, 80539 Munich

Speakers: Benno Schwarz, Martin Bialecki, Christian Mölling, Kira Vinke, Aylin Matlé

This exclusive members’ event will provide valuable insights and expectations for the MSC 2024, engaging attendees in an in-depth discussion on key geopolitical and geo-economic themes.


DGAP Reception with Egon Zehnder International: “DGAP Family & Friends”

February 16, 2024, 10:30 - 12:00

Location: Egon Zehnder Office Munich, Promenadenplatz 12, 80333 Munich

Speakers: Elina Valtonen, Rainer Rudolph, Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, Prof. Timothy Garton Ash, moderated by Geraldine Schroeder

High-ranking decision-makers will discuss pressing issues like Russia’s war against Ukraine, and tensions with regard to China, among others.


Action Workshop @ MSC: “Strategically Aligning Security and Prosperity in the Emerging Global Order”

February 16, 2024, 15:00 - 16:15

Location: Egon Zehnder Office Munich, Promenadenplatz 12, 80333 Munich

Speakers: Gabrielius Landsbergis, Margus Tsahkna, Krišjānis Kariņš, Magdalena Kirchner, Britta Jacob, Thomas Erndl, moderated by Benjamin Tallis

This workshop aims to explore strategies for governments and businesses to collaborate in a world of rising global tensions.


High-Level Dinner in Collaboration with Deloitte: “A Strategy on Climate Foreign Policy: Zeitenwende – Reloaded”

February 16, 2024, 19:30 - 22:00

Speakers: Jennifer Morgan, Achim Steiner, Anne-Marie Slaughter, commentary and moderation by Bernhard Lorentz and Guntram Wolff

The event will delve into the critical issue of climate foreign policy, featuring discussions with prominent figures in the field.


JDGAP Official Side Event: “Evaluating Germany’s Readiness for Global Geo-Economic Leadership”

February 17, 2024, 09:30 - 11:00

Location: Amerikahaus, Karolinenplatz 3, 80333 Munich

Panel: Ricarda Lang , Antje Gerstein, Stormy-Annika Mildner, Guntram Wolff;  moderated by Maximilian Keller

An assessment of Germany’s readiness for global geo-economic leadership. Please register here.


Official DGAP Side Event with the Council on Foreign Relations: “Venus and Mars Converging: Transatlantic Views of Economic Security”

February 17, 2024, 20:00 - 21:30

Location: Hotel Bayerischer Hof, Watteau-Salon

Speakers: Mike Froman (CFR), Valdis Dombrovskis (EU Commission), Philip Gordon (US Government),  Guntram Wolff, Susanne Baumann (Federal Foreign Office)

This dinner event will explore the shifting perspectives on economic and security interests between Europe and America.


JDGAP Official Side Event: “The Role of Women in Promoting Security and Nuclear Disarmament”

February 18, 2024, 10:00 - 11:30

Location: Amerikahaus, Karolinenplatz 3, 80333 Munich

Speakers: Marie-Agnes Strack-Zimmermann (MP), Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins, Nicole Deitelhoff (PRIF),  Priyanka Chaturvedi (Indian MP), moderated by Julia Berghofer

Focusing on the critical role of women in promoting security and nuclear disarmament. Please register here: https://www.amerikahaus.de/ausstellungen-und-veranstaltungen/2024-02-18-msc-the-fuse-is-female-why-it-matters-the-role-of-women-in-promoting-security-and-nuclear-disarmament

Pirate Security Conference: “Zeitenwende, Grand Strategy & Neo-Idealism”

February 18, 2024, 10:15 - 11:00

Location: Design Werkschau Architekturhub, Gotzinger Str. 52B, 81371 Munich

Keynote: Benjamin Tallis on “Zeitenwende, Grand Strategy & Neo-Idealism”;

Benjamin Tallis will hold  a keynote on the technological and geopolitical paradigm shift, and contribute to a special podcast episode, exploring Zeitenwende, grand strategy, and neo-idealism in today's strategic context.

DGAP Fireside Chat “Review of the Munich Security Conference 2024”

February 19, 2024, 18:30 - 20:00

Location: Exclusive to DGAP members (hybrid event)

Speakers: Inputs from Christian Mölling, DGAP, Daniela Schwarzer, Bertelsmann Stiftung, Majda Ruge, ECFR, moderated by Martin Bialecki

A reflective session reviewing the outcomes and discussions of the Munich Security Conference 2024.