North Africa Impact Discussion

Digital Economy for Employment

22.–23.05.2017, Algiers more...

10th BMW Foundation Global Table

From Alienation to Social Inclusion

8-11 June 2017, Athens more...

A power to change societies for the better

Learnings from the 5th Global Pro Bono Summit

Derk Norde draws a positive conclusion from the meeting in Lisbon more...

For a Global Coalition of Responsible Leaders

Europe's Politics at a Crossroads

What is Germany’s new responsibility? more...
07May

Last day in with the participants of the 9th BMW Foundation Global Table! A great thanks to you all!..twitter.com/i/web/status/8...br

06May

RT @decaforo Now thinking and working with responsable leaders of @bmwfoundation about the role of business community in transit..twitter.com/i/web/status/8...Gd

06May

RT @Michael40272889 Bogota model for building civil society platform in process of transitional justice @bmwfoundation Global Table. Gr..twitter.com/i/web/status/8...9N

04May

RT @Michael40272889 Excited about the start of @bmwfoundation Global Table at Bogota today. Very diverse group of leaders from all regions on failing societies.

03May

Here’s proof of how important the private sector is in building a stable society @Fruandes..twitter.com/i/web/status/8...4K

07May

Last day in with the participants of the 9th BMW Foundation Global Table! A great thanks to you all!..twitter.com/i/web/status/8...br

06May

RT @decaforo Now thinking and working with responsable leaders of @bmwfoundation about the role of business community in transit..twitter.com/i/web/status/8...Gd

06May

RT @Michael40272889 Bogota model for building civil society platform in process of transitional justice @bmwfoundation Global Table. Gr..twitter.com/i/web/status/8...9N

04May

RT @Michael40272889 Excited about the start of @bmwfoundation Global Table at Bogota today. Very diverse group of leaders from all regions on failing societies.

03May

Here’s proof of how important the private sector is in building a stable society @Fruandes..twitter.com/i/web/status/8...4K

30Jun

Press Release

BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt expands impact-oriented investment

Social enterprise African Clean Energy receives €300,000 loan  more

24May

Press Release

500 participants from 70 countries attend BMW Foundation Forum in Munich

New ideas to address a wide variety of urgent problems  more

27Apr

Press Release

The BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt at the German Day of Foundations

Book Publications and Discussions  more

11Mar

Press Release

4th Global Pro Bono Summit

Taproot Foundation and BMW Foundation convene the 4th Annual Global Pro Bono Summit in Singapore.  more

10Jan

8th Global Table

Recap | 8th BMW Foundation Global Table, Bosnia and Herzegovina

20Dec

8th Global Table

An interview with Lence Ristoska and Eka Tkeshelashvili

29Nov

7th Global Table

An Interview with Sonja Licht

04Nov

7th Global Table

An Interview with Abdallah Al Dardari

20Oct

Re-thinking Conflict Prevention and Peacebuilding

The assessments of sub-state actors play an increasingly important role



People, Ideas, Views


Concert of the Silk Road Symphony Orchestra

Concert of the Silk Road Symphony Orchestra

What Is the Cultural Heritage We Share?

30 Mar 2017 | Daniel Gerlach | Europe and the Emerging Economies

Inspired by the 5th BMW Foundation Global Table in Tanzania, the conductor Jan Moritz Onken initiated the Silk Road Symphony Orchestra. Through classical music, the initiative wants to improve the relations between the people living along the Silk Road, from China to Central Asia and Russia all the way to Spain.

A power to change societies for the better

A power to change societies for the better

Learnings from the 5th Global Pro Bono Summit

17 Mar 2017 | Derk Norde | Pro bono and Engagement

Last week, a group of over 100 people from five continents could be seen happily strolling the picturesque streets and ancient buildings of Lisbon, Portugal. They were pro bono intermediaries and interested affiliates from all over the world, who had come together for the 5th Global Pro Bono Summit.



For a Global Coalition of Responsible Leaders

For a Global Coalition of Responsible Leaders

Europe's Politics at a Crossroads

15 Feb 2017 | Michael Schaefer | Europe and its neighbours

The election of Donald Trump is a wake-up call. Those who saw Brexit as an unwarranted decision by a British population keeping its distance from the Continent now need to understand that the exception has become the rule.

Learning Not for School But for Life

Learning Not for School But for Life

Impressions from the Transatlantic Core Group

14 Dec 2016 | Franziska von Kempis | Europe and Its Neighbors

Learning not for a specific job, but for a career? What can education and training look like today, both in Germany and the United States? During a workshop held at the U.S. East Coast, Franziska von Kempis, a new member of the Transatlantic Core Group, learned many new things, including about Bible study and the presidential elections.