GRF Community Programs Graduation Dinner
The Hon. Carl Bildt
Former Prime Minister and
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sweden
December 17, 2015
On December 17, 2015, GRF organized a graduation dinner for the participants who have recently completed its community programs; Young Scholars, Young Professionals and Young Academics. At the dinner, the Hon. Carl Bildt, Former Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Sweden, addressed GRF members and GRF Community members as the guest of honor. In his speech, Mr. Bildt evaluated the changes in the global order within the past ten years, elaborating on the transition from a world driven by fast-paced globalization into one that is driven by geopolitics and short-term crises. He then shared his views on the challenges ahead for the EU and Turkey. Following his speech, Mr. Bildt received a variety of questions from the audience.