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German ‘Ostpolitik’

Foreign and security policy

CEPS Conference Room
Place du Congrès 1 - 1000 Brussels

Participation in this event is free of charge.


German ‘Ostpolitik’

in the European and the Transatlantic Context


We thank the German Federal Foreign Office for its support for this event.

The German Institute for International and Security Affairs – Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP) and the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) are pleased to invite you to our conference focusing on German Ostpolitik in the European and the transatlantic context on 14 November 2017.

In two panels, SWP experts Sabine Fischer and Susan Stewart will analyze Germany’s approach to its Eastern partners with a focus on German-Russian relations after the German federal elections. Together with Steven Blockmans (CEPS), Laure Delcour (IRIS), Wojciech Kononczuk (OSW), Petteri Vuorimäki (EEAS) and further speakers, they will discuss implications for the EU as well as the transatlantic partners.

This event will be held under the Chatham House Rule*.

Registration for the event is upon personal invitation only via the SWP email address.

TO REGISTER: please send an email to this address:

Please click here for full agenda.

Registratiom from 08.45 – Meeting from 09.00 to 12.30 (followed by networking lunch until 13.30)

*As the Chatham House Rule applies, participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed. As a matter of confidentiality, photographs, video or audio recordings as well as all kinds of activities on social media are not allowed during our meetings.