Second Danube Summit on Geopolitics, Security, and Defense - 2nd day - SESSION III


Date: 1-2 December 2022

The Danube Institute is proud to present its second annual summit on Geopolitics in Budapest. Panel Discussions focused on the Russo-Ukrainian conflict and its after-effects on the region as well as transnational issues, including the status of NATO capabilities, global energy, trade, and logistics affairs, and the competing ideals and agendas that impact them.

American Decline and a New World Order?

- David Oldroyd-Bolt, British Historian and political consultant
Topic: How We Got Here
- Dr. Gladden Pappin, Associate Professor University of Dallas/Visiting MCC Senior Visiting Fellow, founder and co-editor of American Affairs
Topic: U.S. World Power & American Opinion
- Karlyn Bowman, Distinguished Senior Fellow Emeritus, American Enterprise Institute, Washington, D. C.
Topic: The American Brand - Still Viable?
- H.E. Dr. János Hóvári, Ambassador to the Turkic Nations, Professor of Turkic Studies
Topic: Challenges to Central Asia
- Dr. Ofir Haivry, Visiting Fellow Danube Institute, V. P. Herzl Institute
Topic: Proposing an Alliance of Democratic Nations
- Niall Ferguson, MA, D.Phil., is the Milbank Family Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and a senior faculty fellow of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard, where he served for twelve years as the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History
Topic: Threats to Geopolitical Order
- Wael Taji Miller, Visiting Fellow, Danube Institute

Concluding Remarks - “Hungary and the World”
- István Kiss, Executive Director, Danube Institute, Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Hungarian Conservative