International Network of Partners
- Institut Aspen France
Institut Aspen France was founded in 1983 as a nonpartisan, nonprofit, international center for discussion and dialogue. Based in Paris and has two goals: to help leaders identify the challenges they face and seek solutions to contemporary problems and to facilitate informal meetings of leaders from different geographical, cultural, and professional worlds. Aspen France organizes policy programs and leadership seminars to address the major economic, social, and political issues of the day. Aspen France hosts two discussion clubs in Paris and Lyon in which approximately 20 young leaders meet with leading experts and discuss a variety of contemporary issues.
- Aspen Institute Germany
Aspen Institute Germany, founded in 1974 for the study and advancement of ideas related to major contemporary issues, is the oldest international Aspen center. The Institute seeks to address the challenges of the 21st century in areas such as global economic change, technological advancement, international security, and emerging leaders. Located in the heart of Berlin, the Aspen Institute Germany convenes a diverse network of representatives from all sectors for discussion in leadership conferences, policy programs, and offers the Aspen seminar and other leadership programs.
- Ananta Aspen Centre
Ananta Aspen Centre is an independent and not-for-profit organization that seeks to foster positive change in society through dissemination of knowledge. The Centre facilitates discussions on issues of international significance, values-based leadership and cross-sector outreach by engaging the civil society, government, private sector, and other key stakeholders.
- Aspen Institute Italia
Aspen Institute Italia is a leader in promoting enlightened dialogue in Europe and across the Atlantic, organizing a number of conferences, seminars, and roundtables each year on economics, business, politics, and security. Its quarterly journal, Aspenia, is read in Italy and abroad, and has been judged one of the best foreign affairs journals in the world. Aspen Italia conferences gather prominent figures in every field thanks to its more than 300 international board members. Aspen Italia focuses on the most important problems and challenges facing society in settings that encourage frank and open debate. The aim is not to reach unanimous agreement or to crank out reassuring conclusions, but to bring to light the complexity of our world. Aspen Italia is composed of a community of Sustaining Members, Ordinary Members, Friends of Aspen, and Aspen Junior Fellows.
- Aspen Institute Japan
Aspen Institute Japan is a nonprofit organization committed to enhancing values-based leadership in contemporary society. Evolved from the Tokyo liaison office of the Aspen Institute and Aspen Institute Japan Council, AIJ was formally established in 1998. Its flagship program has been the Nippon Aspen Executive Seminars. The Institute offers three seminars annually, providing the leaders and future leaders of Japan with reflective experiences through moderator-led dialogue based on extensive readings of texts from both classic and contemporary authors and from the Western and non-Western world. In addition to the seminars, the Institute offers other executive seminars tailored to the needs of national and local government officials and young business executives. It also organizes periodic lecture programs for the alumni of the seminars.
- Aspen Institute México
Aspen Institute México launched March 2014 in Mexico City as a nonpartisan center for debate and discussion. One of its main objectives is to foster the development of young leaders and their networks, promoting values and principles of democracy, such as feedom, the rule of law and economic efficiency; and to expand their relations with rising leaders from other countries in the region. The activities are divided into seminars, policy and public programs, leadership initiatives and a moderators training program.
- Aspen Institute Prague
Established in June 2012, the Aspen Institute Prague is a regional platform for policy innovation and non-partisan dialogue with an operational focus in Central Europe. The activities of Aspen Prague are divided into leadership, policy, and public programs, with annual conferences, seminars, panel discussions and publications targeting diverse audiences. Aspen Prague will produce a quarterly journal on international affairs, the Aspen Review, to be published in English Polish and Czech. Aspen Prague’s aim is to support program participants in contributing to the economic, social and cultural growth of the region in line with the Aspen Institute ethos of values-based leadership.
- Institute Aspen Romania
Aspen Romania launched in Bucharest in 2006 is dedicated to promoting values-based leadership in Romania and to encouraging open-minded and informed debate among leaders about the challenges facing Romania today; and to provide a neutral and balanced venue for discussing and acting on critical issues. We do that through a series of objectives:
Leadership: To harness individual potential and leadership in the context of new Euro Atlantic realities;
Dialogue: To set a new standard of informed and informal policy debate in Romania through selective membership and values-oriented contributions;
Entrepreneurship: To increase the efficiency of the Romanian business sector and its ability to succeed in global markets;
Regional Stability: To use Romania's geopolitical position to promote Aspen values in the region and to develop a regional network of highly successful individuals.
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