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Post-Munich Security Conference 2020 discussion considers the state of the West

Participants debate Franco-German and transatlantic relations, cybersecurity, pandemics and the climate threat.

Photos © Hertie School/Peter Himsel

In a wide-ranging discussion of insights gathered from the 2020 Munich Security Conference, the Hertie School hosted its annual post-MSC event on 17 February with Franziska Brantner (Member of the German Bundestag, Bündnis 90/Die Grünen), Daniel S. Hamilton (Johns Hopkins University), Trine Flockhart (University of Southern Denmark), and Tobias Bunde, (Head of Policy and Analysis at the Munich Securitry Conference). Marina Henke (Director of the Centre for International Security) chaired the discussion.

Participants offered their thoughts on this year’s conference theme, “Westlessness”, and discussed Franco-German and transatlantic relations, attitudes toward Russia and China, cybersecurity, the future of 5G networks, the spread of the Coronavirus and climate change as a global security threat.  

This event was hosted by the Hertie School Centre for International Security