Ein Mann blickt an einem Schreibtisch sitzend auf sehr viele Bildschirme mit Zahlenreihen darauf; an der Wand im Hintergrund hängen weitere dieser Bildschirme, zum Teil mit anderem Inhalt wie zum Beispiel einem Nachrichtensender darauf.
Foto: Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik
Impressions from the core course: critical questions of cybersecurity - in 30 seconds. And for all those who want to learn more, Henrike Stein-Ratjen, who attended the course, provides supplementary details.


Der Hauptbazar in Delhi von oben.
Foto: Will Vousden / flickr / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
India is on its way to becoming a global power. Few other countries in the world are as diverse or as full of opportunities and challenges as this vast democracy in Asia. So the Federal Academy for Security Policy chose Delhi and Mumbai as destinations for its 2018 Course for Senior Officials.


Das Bild zeigt pakistanische und indische Soldaten am Grenzübergang Wagah
Gordon Dickson Flickr verkleinert CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
The Course for Senior Officials crossed the border between Pakistan and India near Wagah at the only crossing point open exclusively to passenger traffic.


Zu sehen ist die Faisal-Moschee in Islamabad
Muzaffar Bukhari-Flickr-verkleinert-CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
First-hand impressions are irreplaceable. That is why the Course for Senior Officials has travelled to South Asia for the second time this year. The visit includes high-level talks in Pakistan and India. Picture: Muzaffar Bukhari/Flickr/cut to size/CC BY-NC-SA 2.0


Außenminister Maas spricht vor einer Menschenmenge.
Foto: BAKS/Dähnrich
Cyber attacks, Brexit and doubts about the transatlantic partnership: Europe is faced with a myriad of security policy challenges. The German Forum on Security Policy 2018 was an occasion for high-ranking representatives from politics, government agencies and society to discuss the prospects of closer cooperation within the EU. At the beginning of the forum, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas demanded: “We finally have to make Europe fit for foreign policy!”