The Association of Marshall Scholars with Harvard University,
the British Embassy, the British Consul General in Boston and
the German Marshall Fund of the United States



Saturday June 3, 2017
Harvard University in Cambridge, MA

The program marks the 70th Anniversary of the Marshall Plan, announced by
General George C. Marshall at Harvard Commencement on June 5, 1947

2017 Harvard Marshall Forum Program and Registration Details

9:00AM - 4:00PM Saturday, June 3, 2017
Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School
Harvard University, Cambridge MA

This link will be available only on June 3rd between 9 am and 4 pm EST

The Association of Marshall Scholars; Harvard University; the British Embassy, Washington; and the German Marshall Fund of the United States host foreign policy leaders including Dutch Foreign Affairs Minister Bert Koenders; former US Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright; British Ambassador Kim Darroch; former UK Foreign Secretary and Defense Secretary Sir Malcom Rifkind; along with Marshall Scholarship alumni, including Carnegie Endowment for International Peace President William J. Burns; and keynote speaker Danielle Allen, Director of Harvard University’s Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics; for the Harvard Marshall Forum, a thoughtful discussion on the legacy of the Marshall Plan

9:00 AM

WELCOME by Martha Minow

9:10 AM


9:30 AM

REMARKS by Bert Koenders, Dutch Minister of Foreign Affairs

10:00 AM

PANEL: Human Rights & Humanitarian Aid

10:00 AM

PANEL: Human Rights & Humanitarian Aid

Moderator : Kathleen Sullivan

Panelist : Baroness Amos

Panelist : Brian Atwood

Panelist : Ambassador Matthew Rycroft

11:15 AM

PANEL: International Landscape 70 Years after the Marshall Plan

Moderator : Bill Burns

Panelist : Graham Allison

Panelist : Ambassador Benjamin

Panelist : Madeleine Albright

Panelist : Karen Donfried

12:15 PM


Nancy Cox presents Marshall Medal to Secretary Madeleine Albright

1:00 PM


Dr. Danielle Allen, James Bryant Conant University Professor and Director of the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics at Harvard University

2:15 PM

PANEL: The Global Economy in the Digital Age

Moderator : Peter Orszag

Panelist : Kim Darroch, British Ambassador to U.S.

Panelist : Joichi Ito

Panelist : Ben Steill, Council Foreign Relations

3:30 PM

CLOSING REMARKS: Sir Malcolm Rifkind