Transatlantic Leadership Award - The Hon. Michael Chertoff     Print Email
Thursday, 04 December 2008

This special event recognized The Honorable Michael Chertoff, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for his critical role in building a substantive partnership between the United States and the European Union to address the common threat of global terrorism. His Excellency Jorge Dezcallar de Mazarredo, newly arrived Ambassador of Spain presented the Institute’s 2008 Transatlantic Leadership Award, which alternately honors an American and a European leader.

  • Organized Labor in U.S. and Germany—Will it Survive?

    By Michael Mosettig

    To the union leaders who occupy offices inside, the big white building just north of Lafayette Square in Washington is known as The House of Labor. Encased on marble, with a view of the White House, it exudes the power that once belonged to leaders of American labor unions to help pick and elect Democratic Party presidents and push their agendas through Congress.

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UMD Jean Monnet Research Project

Infrastructure Planning and Financing: Lessons from Europe and the United States

The University of Maryland has received a Jean Monnet grant from the EU to conduct a series of policy exchanges between Europe and the US on filling infrastructure needs and the utility of public/private partnerships as the financing mechanism. If interested in participating in or receiving more information about these exchanges, please contact Rye McKenzie (

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New from the Bertelsmann Foundation

The Bertelsmann Foundation is an independent, nonpartisan and nonprofit think tank in Washington, DC with a transatlantic perspective on global challenges.

"Brussels & Berlin | October 2020e" by Nathan Crist

"Trade War 2020" by Emily Hruban


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