Dr Christian Wulff, former President of Germany
Overcoming boundaries – openness towards other people and cultures
Between 2010 and 2012, Christian Wulff (54) was the 10th President of the Federal Republic of Germany. Prior to his election by the 14th Federal Assembly, Wulff served as Prime Minister of the state of Lower Saxony between 2003 and 2010.
While in office, he was not only committed strongly to economic-political issues, but was also highly focused on issues surrounding integration and interfaith dialogue. He appointed the first Muslim woman – Aygül Özkan – to a German cabinet and the first East German and current Federal Minister for Education and Research – Dr Johanna Wanka – to a West German Cabinet.
Former President of Germany Dr Christian Wulff has been a patron of the German Multiple Sclerosis Society (DMSG) since 2001. He also holds honorary doctorates bestowed by the Tongji University Shanghai, China and the Tsukuba University Tokyo, Japan. The Central Council of Jews in Germany honoured him with the Leo Baeck Prize. The German Olympic Sports Confederation awarded him the medal of honour.
Dr Christian Wulff speaks on the following topics:
_Overcoming boundaries – openness towards other people and cultures
_Germany 3.0: keeping Germany’s economy ahead
_Globalisation – successfully networked into the future