60th birthday celebration of former German Foreign Minister Meckel
The Foreign Office and the German Federal Foundation for the Reconciliation after the SED Dictatorship organises a ceremony to mark the 60th birthday of former German Foreign Minister Markus Meckel.
Celebration of the 60th Birthday of German former Foreign Minister Markus Meckel.
The Foreign Office and the German Federal Foundation for the Reconciliation after the SED Dictatorship organised today a ceremony to mark the 60th birthday of German former Foreign Minister Markus Meckel.
Under the title: "The promotion of freedom and democracy as a dimension of European foreign policy”, the ceremony will celebrate Markus Meckel’s commitment to democracy and freedom in Central and Eastern Europe.
Minister of State Michael Link, MP presented the Laudatio.
Panel discussion with the participation of:
- Alexander Graf Lambsdorf, f MEP, Member of the Committee
of Foreign Affairs of the European Parliament,
- Dietmar Nietan, MP, Member of the Committee for the
EU Affairs of the German Bundestag,
- Prof. Dr. Istvan Gyarmati, president of the International
Centre for Democratic Transition, Budapest,
- Dr. Joerg Forbig, The German Marshall Fund of the United