Mr Ali Aslan

Mr Ali Aslan

TV Presenter & Journalist, Deutsche Welle TV


Ali Aslan is a Berlin-based TV presenter and journalist for global news networks such as CNN, ABC News, Channel News Asia, and Deutsche Welle TV.

An internationally sought-after presenter, Mr Aslan regularly moderates at major conferences around the world and has shared the stage, among others, with Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, and Bill Clinton.

As a former Policy and Media Advisor to the German government, Ali Aslan is also a frequent public speaker on German and European politics.

He holds master’s degrees in Journalism and International Affairs from Columbia University in New York and received his bachelor’s degree in International Politics from Georgetown University in Washington DC.

Mr Aslan is a United Nations Fellow and a member of the Körber Network Foreign Policy as well as the Global Diplomacy Lab. He has been named a Young Leader by the American Council on Germany, the BMW Foundation, the German Marshall Fund, the Bertelsmann Foundation, the Munich Security Conference, and the Atlantik-Brücke.

On the Right Track or Off the Road? – Government and International Organizations in the Information Environment

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Rules and processes shaping the information environment keep on changing. These changes have a tremendous impact on policies and perceptions, so players wishing to stay relevant are required to maintain a dynamic ability to adjust. The task of governments is two-fold: ensuring the fundamental rights and liberties of citizens while encouraging the maximum level of innovation and progress. It […]