Experts & Staff

Joschka Fischer

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany


Joschka Fischer has been a leading figure in the German Green Party and served as minister of foreign affairs and vice-chancellor of Germany from 1998 to 2005. He was a visiting professor at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and supported the creation of the Spinelli Group, an initiative to reinvigorate efforts to federalise the EU. He advises on foreign policy issues as senior strategic counsel at Albright Stonebridge Group and as a founding partner of Joschka Fischer and Company.

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An Answer to the Russian Challenge

What role should post-Soviet Russia actually play globally and in the European order? Joschka Fischer, former German Foreign Minister and Vice Chancellor and co-chair of ECFR, discusses