|2001 International Bertelsmann Forum
At the Bertelsmann Stiftung's invitation, the fifth International Bertelsmann Forum met in the Weltsaal at the Foreign Ministry in Berlin. In the off-the-record conference held a few weeks after the Nice Summit, participants debated proposals for urgent problems ...
|Bertelsmann Foundation initiates International Network on Strategic Philanthropy
Six European and United States foundations have joined forces to set up the International Network on Strategic Philanthropy (INSP), investing more than €1,5 million over the next three years.
|Reinhard Mohn turns 80
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Reinhard Mohn celebrated his 80th birthday privately. Not only is Reinhard Mohn considered to be the architect of one the world’s most successful media enterprises, he was also instrumental in creating the non-profit Bertelsmann ...
|Carl Bertelsmann Prize 2001 for Successful Transformation and Development: Candidates Nominated
After an international research effort, the Bertelsmann Stiftung has nominated the candidates for this year's Carl Bertelsmann Prize. Experts looked at countries in the process of transitioning from an authoritarian form of government and a state-dominated economic ...
|Carl Bertelsmann Prize 2001 goes to Poland and Bolivia
The Bertelsmann Foundation awards the Carl Bertelsmann Prize 2001 “Shaping Change – Strategies of Transformation”, endowed with 300,000 DM, on September 12, 2001 to Poland and Bolivia. The prize will be awarded in two categories: In the category “transformation ...
|Carl Bertelsmann Prize awarded to Polish and Bolivian personalities
On the very day of his taking office as Poland’s first democratic prime minister, 12 years later Tadeusz Mazowiecki was awarded the Carl Bertelsmann Prize for his achievement in terms of political integration. The unostentatious ceremony, which abstained from any ...
|THINKING ENLARGED: Verheugen receives strategic recommendations from the accession countries
Josef Janning, Bertelsmann Foundation, handed over the report “Thinking Enlarged” to EU Commissioner Günter Verheugen during a public presentation. Elmar Brok, Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs in the European Parliament, and the Polish Minister for Europe, ...
|Foreign Minister Fischer at the 7th Kronberg Talks of the Bertelsmann-Foundation
“If you ask for help, the international community will act immediately.” This is how the German Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Joschka Fischer, reaffirmed the readiness of the international mediators to help Israelis and Palestinians to bring the circle of violence ...
|Bertelsmann Foundation and AOL Time Warner Foundation call for greater global commitment to digital literacy
German Chancellor Schröder, Spanish Prime Minister Aznar, former U.S. Secretary of State Albright and EU Commission Members Discuss Challenges and Solutions at the 21st Century Literacy Summit. At a special gathering in Berlin of more than 300 policymakers, business ...
|Reinhard Mohn Explorer Foundation Established
In a move to gain more reform ideas from abroad, the Bertelsmann Stiftung is establishing the Reinhard Mohn Explorer Foundation, which will be funded with one million euro per year. “We are seeking and supporting ‘pathfinders’ who recognize and respond to the need for ...
|Transatlantic Conference Tremezzo 2002
|2002 Transatlantic Conference in Tremezzo
|ICRAfilter now available in German
The Internet Content Rating Association (ICRA) launches its new filtering system in Germany. ICRAfilter enables parents to protect their children from inappropriate Internet content.
|Javier Solana calls for U.S. compromise in battle over the ICC
|newsletter - International work of the Foundation
|Gunter Thielen appointed new chair and chief executive of Bertelsmann AG
Gunter Thielen has been appointed Chairman and CEO of Bertelsmann AG effective August 1, 2002. He succeeds Thomas Middelhoff, who will be leaving the company as of July 31.
|Carl Bertelsmann Prize 2002 Awarded to Transparency International
This year’s Carl Bertelsmann Prize, which includes a donation of EUR 150,000, will be awarded to Transparency International (TI). TI, a non-governmental organisation fighting corruption, is being recognised for its work in promoting transparency at all levels of ...
|2002 Carl Bertelsmann Prize Goes to Transparency International
Speaking at the ceremony at which the Carl Bertelsmann Prize was awarded to Transparency International (TI), Bertelsmann AG CEO Dr. Gunter Thielen called for a fundamental redefinition of the relationship between the political, business and civil sectors.
|Bertelsmann Foundation and Charles Stewart Mott Foundation invest € 1 Million in Community Foundations
The Bertelsmann Foundation and the C. S. Mott Foundation will invest € 1 million over the next three years to facilitate the exchange of experience among community foundations from Europe, North America, and Mexico.
|Transparency on the Net: The Search to Facilitate Internet Use
Gütersloh, September 25th, 2002: Over 550 billion pages cover the World Wide Web. Everyday, approximately 7 million pages are added. In order to orient oneself in this rapidly rising flood of information, the user is dependant on some form of assistance: Search ...
|We need a new kind of school system!
The current situation: The German educational system is not delivering on its promises!
|Newsletter - International Work of the Foundation
|European proposal for dealing with a post-Saddam Iraq
The Bertelsmann Foundation encourages an alternative strategy to that of the current strategy of the US, the UK, Spain and their coalition partners: Multinational "Task Force", setting up civil structures, federal distribution of oil profits and the regional ...
|newsletter - The international work of the Bertelsmann Foundation
|The four-nation security summit: having the courage to embark on the European Defence Union now
The planned initiative by four European states to establish a joint European defence project could, in the eyes of the Bertelsmann Foundation and the Center for Applied Policy Research (C•A•P), mark an important milestone on the road towards a common European defence ...