Join SAIS Dean Jim Steinberg and H.E. Emily Haber, German Ambassador to the U.S., for a conversation on the potential trajectory of the German-American alliance after the inauguration of the new German government.
This event is hosted by the Henry A. Kissinger Center featuring moderation by the Helmut Schmidt Distinguished Visiting Professor, Dr. Andreas Rödder.
H.E. Haber has been German Ambassador to the United States since June 2018. Prior to her transfer to Washington, DC, she served in various leadership functions at the Foreign Office in Berlin. In 2009, she was appointed Political Director and, in 2011, State Secretary, the first woman to hold either post. Thereafter, she was deployed to the Federal Ministry of the Interior, serving as State Secretary in charge of homeland security and migration policy from 2014 until 2018.
H.E. Haber has many years of experience with Russia and the former Soviet Union. She held various posts at the German Embassy in Moscow, including Head of the Political Department. At the Foreign Office in Berlin, she served as Head of the OSCE Division and as Deputy Director-General for the Western Balkans, among other positions.